Vision Leadership

October 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017
5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Connect, Create, Contribute, Celebrate!
A Four-Day Intensive Leadership Workshop
presented in Rooks County, Kansas, by Rooks County Economic Development
(all sessions will be held at the upstairs meeting room at the Rooks Co. Health Stockton)

A leaderful community is essential in the 21st century.  Everyone must have the capacities to make the community work.  This intensive workshop will help you understand what makes an effective community, discover your gifts and talents, and learn to create and work in performing teams, transforming challenges into possibilities.

The Basics

Who Should Attend?

Those who want to make Rooks County a better place, improve their leadership skills and learn more about creating effective teams; and those who are interested in building consensus and collaborations, making organizations work and making a difference…EVERYONE!!

Opening Evening Session & Introduction

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Three consecutive Wednesdays: October 11, 18, and 25, 2017, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Participants must commit to all four sessions. A community project is a part of the requirement, but can be completed after the class.

Celebration Session

Projects and achievements will be recognized.  This event usually held in December.
Workshop Agenda


Session One:
You as a Leader

  • What it means to be a collaborative, facilitative, servant leader.
  • Your story – Your mission
  • Learning & working styles
  • Identifying your gifts and talents

Session Two:
Working with Others

  • The importance of relationship development.
  • Building group trust
  • Creating teams that work
  • Steps to an effective organization

Session Three:
Moving from Vision to Action

  • Creating a vision
  • Effective boards
  • Creative problem solving


  • Registration deadline is September 15, 2017
  • Four-day training:  $30
  • Scholarships are available!
  • Click on this link to download an application:  2017 Vision Leadership application
For More Information Contact:

Roger Hrabe, Rooks County Economic Development
(785) 425-6881
Mailing Address:
Rooks County Economic Development
115 N Walnut
Stockton, KS  67669

The Rooks County Leadership Program, Vision 2017, is made possible by a collaboration of:

  • Rooks County Economic Development
  • Plainville Community Foundation
  • Kansas Leadership Center