Schedule and Subjects for Spring Class 2019

January 18-19, 2019
Weekend One, Greensboro
Orientation and Self-Assessments, Behaviors and Motivators

January 25-26, 2019
Weekend Two, Greensboro
Strategy, Messaging, How to Write a Press Release and Bio,
Public Speaking, Social Media

February 8-9, 2019
Weekend Three, Greensboro
City vs. County Government,
How to Write a District Analysis, Municipal Budget/Finance

February 15-16, 2019
Weekend Four, Raleigh
Campaign Finance Law, How to Prepare a Campaign Budget and Timeline,
Fundraising, Liberal and Conservative Minds Presentation

March 1-2, 2019
Weekend Five, Greensboro
Working with the Media, Radio Interviews, Improvisation

March 8-9, 2019
Weekend Six, Greensboro
21st Century Diversity and Politics, Diversity Panel, Coalition Building, Polling

March 22-23, 2019
Weekend Seven, Greensboro
Ethics, History of Debate/Debate Forum Assignments, Independent Minds,
Leadership Council

April 5-6, 2019
Weekend Eight, Raleigh
Colorful World of Politics,
Lobbying/PACS, How to Write a TV Commercial Script, Ethics

April 12-13, 2019
Weekend Nine, Raleigh
Debate Forums, NC Politics – Past, Present, and Future,
Life of a Bill in the General Assembly

April 26-27, 2019
Weekend Ten, Raleigh
State Archives, Judicial Branch of NC Government, Media Buying,
On-Site Candidate Ads/Interviews, Individual Board Reports and Anchor

May 3, 2019
Weekend Eleven, Raleigh
Graduation

Schedule and Subjects for Fall Class 2019

(updated 12/29/18 subject to change)

August 16-17, 2019
Weekend One, Greensboro
Orientation
Self-Assessments, Behaviors and Motivators

August 23-24, 2019
Weekend Two, Greensboro
Strategy, Messaging
How to Write a Press Release/Bio
Public Speaking, Social Media

September 6-7, 2019
Weekend Three, Greensboro
City vs. County Government,
How to Write a District Analysis,
Polling

September 13-14, 2019
Weekend Four, Raleigh
Liberal and Conservative Minds,
Digital Media Buying,
How to Prepare a Campaign Budget and Timeline,
Fundraising

September 27-28, 2019
Weekend Five, Greensboro
Working with the Media,
Radio Interviews,
Improvisation

October 4-5, 2019
Weekend Six, Greensboro
21st Century Diversity and Politics,
Diversity Panel,
Coalition Building

October 18-19, 2019
Weekend Seven, Greensboro
Ethics,
History of Debate and Debate Assignments,
Municipal Budget/Finance

October 25-26, 2019
Weekend Eight, Raleigh
Judicial Branch of NC Government,
Campaign Finance Laws, State Archives,
Lobbying/PAC’s  
How to Write a TV Commercial Script
Ethics

November 8-9, 2019
Weekend Nine, Raleigh
Colorful World of NC Politics,
Life of a Bill in the General Assembly,
NC Politics: Past, Present, and Future,
Individual Board Report Interviews

November 15-16, 2019
Weekend Ten, Raleigh
Debates,
Board Report – Anchors,
On-site Candidate Ads/Interviews

December 6-7, 2019
Weekend Eleven, Greensboro
Graduation Weekend