Congratulations to the 2019 CALS Class
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October 25, 2018

Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills - Class of 2018

The Southern Legislative Conference of The Council of State Governments recently convened the 12th annual Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills (CALS), a leadership development program for new and mid-career state executive, legislative and judicial branch officials in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The 2018 CALS program included leaders from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The training sessions focused on essential topics such as leadership development, social media practices, interpersonal exchanges, and communication skills.

Participants convened at the Capital Hotel for the closing dinner. Adam Schrager, journalist and author, delivered the keynote speech on the leadership of former Colorado Governor Ralph Carr, who served from 1939 to 1943.