Cohort Size Benefits
Timeframe Credit Option
Deadline for registration is July 17, 2015.
This program brings together people who aspire to leadership positions in community, church, and business who seriously embrace their vocation to serve in the world and the church. The program is a college level systematic educational, formational and transformational learning process; taught by quality Professors from Viterbo University, from La Crosse, WI and in conjunction with Diocesan Educators.
Anyone in leadership and who desires to live a life of servant leadership i.e.: Priests, Deacons, Parish Life Coordinators, Parish Directors, Religious Sisters, DREs, CREs, Youth/Young Adult Ministers, Principals, Teachers, Diocesan staff, Parish Administrators, Parish Development Directors, Parish Nurses, and Lay Outreach Ministers (and who have already completed the Lay Ministry Outreach Formation Certification Program, five years of parish catechetical ministry or school experience, or an equivalent education and/or ministry experience level ). This is also a prerequisite for those men discerning application to the permanent diaconate.
Nine courses, 1 weekend per month for Nine Months. Participants must be able to commit to all nine courses, as a cohort learning model will be utilized. Completion of any reading and or assignments will be expected, regardless of whether participation in the School of Servant Leadership is for college level credit or not. All participants will get feedback for deeper understanding of each course and for individual personal growth.
Limit of 25 participants in the cohort--- Reserve your seat as soon as possible as registration will be on a first come, first serve basis. In addition, a limited number of seats will be available for those who are unable to commit to the entire cohort but need/desire continuing education in one of the topic areas.
August, September, October, November, December, January, February, March and April
Friday evening at 6:00-9:00p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
St. Anthony Parish Hall in Tony, WI --- (N5333 Maple Rd. Tony, WI 54563)
$325 for all Nine courses (approximately $36 per weekend); Registration Fee also includes: Friday evening simple dinner, Saturday morning breakfast, and a communal meal for Saturday lunch time. Participants will be responsible for their own transportation and housing. Diocesan staff will negotiate discounted block rates for overnight accommodations.
Registration expires July 10, 2014. Download form above.
A deeper understanding and lived experience of discipleship as developed through the lens of servant leadership
- Broaden sense of Catholic identity
- Opportunity to enhance and practice leadership knowledge and skills for ministry or in the work place
- Each course is approved for up to 10 hours of learning toward Advanced Diocesan Ministry of
- Catechesis Certification, for the topics indicated in the registration materials.
- Networking with other servant leaders
For those who desire college level credits to be applied toward either the Undergraduate or Master of Arts in Servant Leadership Degree, this School of Servant Leadership will allow up to 3 Elective Credits by utilizing a Portfolio submission process. These credits will be offered at the significantly discounted. (No DPI CEUs can be granted at this time.)