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Ohio Sea Grant College Program
and Stone Laboratory

Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory

Business Retention and Expansion International Consultant Certification

Project Number: A/EP-008-PD, Progress Report

Start Date: 7/1/2003

Completion Date: 12/31/2003

Revision Date: 5/7/2012

Principal Investigator(s)1.Joseph Lucente, OH Sea Grant Extension*
This shows the current affiliation and may not match affiliation at time of participation. *

Funding Record

Source: Ohio Sea Grant College Program
Source FundState MatchPass Through
First Year$ 4,300.00$ 0.00$ 0.00
Total$ 4,300.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Objectives

The objective of this professional development grant is to enable the agent in Toledo, Ohio to provide scientific outreach education on leadership development. The agent will present a national leadership development outreach strategic model to The Association of Leadership Educators in Anchorage, Alaska July 15-20, 2003 and the Community Development Society in Ithaca, New York July 20-23, 2003. Presentations will allow for The Ohio Sea Grant College Program to be recognized as a national leader in curriculum development and outreach for the purposes of leadership development and decision-making in the local government context.

Rationale

The rationales for the national leadership development outreach proposal are as follows:

  1. Allow for the continued professional development of the Ohio Sea Grant Extension Agent in Toledo, Ohio specializing in community and economic development.
  2. Allow the agent in Toledo, Ohio to provide outreach and education in leadership development curriculum and methodologies to a wide array of professionals in the field of leadership development.
  3. To put The Ohio Sea Grant College Program on the forefront of research, outreach and education in the national and international professional leadership development community.
  4. To strengthen the Ohio Sea Grant College Program in terms of providing vital scientific research related directly to the goals and objectives set forth in its strategic planning document.

Methodology

The Sea Grant Extension Agent in Toledo, Ohio will make professional presentations on National Leadership Development Outreach at the Association Of Leadership Educators Conference in Anchorage, Alaska July 15-20, 2003 and the Community Development Society July 20-23, 2003. During the presentations, respected leaders in the field of leadership development will be taught through research and interactive models of leadership development with emphasis placed on measuring change in knowledge, attitude, skills and practice at the local government level.