212 North Jay Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745


The Leadership Clinton County curriculum emphasizes development of individual and team skills.

Through a series of sessions, participants learn and practice public speaking, meeting management, networking, boardsmanship, conflict resolution, issue analysis, and other practical tools for community involvement. Using the community itself for its classroom, sessions focus on different issues facing our community such as health and human services, economic development, education and youth, etc.  For more information on Leadership Clinton County, contact April Bittner at: (570) 748-5782 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications and three reference forms are due July 1st of each year.  

Leadership Clinton County Application Form (PDF)

Leadership Clinton County Reference Form (PDF)


2024-2025 Schedule (Most sessions will be held from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.)

September12 & 13, 2024

The Opening Retreat is designed so the participants can become more familiar with the program and what will be expected of them over the next nine months.  There is a heavy emphasis on teambuilding and communication skills.

October 11, 2024

This session focuses on participant’s leadership skills.  Participants will be introduced to ways to effectively manage a meeting, and understand different board responsibilities.  Participants will also learn proper techniques of public speaking and some tips on Robert’s Rules of Order.  

November 1, 2024

Participants will learn about the rich history in Clinton County from local historians and by touring the Heisey Museam and the Piper Aviation Museum.  They will also test their knowledge of CLinton County by working on a resource mapping activity.

December 6, 2024

Participants will examine various health and human service systems, some organizations that make up the systems and issues facing our region now and in the future.  Participants will tour the 911 Center and learn about the various emergency services agencies servicing Clinton County.

January 10, 2025

Participants will explore the relationship between the media and public opinion and understand the tools necessary to improve communication between both.  Participants will tour a local radio station.

February 5 & 14, 2025

Participants will gain an understanding of public policy, local and state government and the process of becoming an elected official.  They will examine Clinton County’s law enforcement and judicial systems as well as learn what issues face Clinton County.  Tours of the Clinton County Correctional Facility and Courthouse should be expected.

March 7, 2025

Participants will gain a broad-based understanding of the educational delivery system offered in Clinton County and the issues, problems and opportunities facing our youth.  Participants will tour Central Mountain High School and Careeer and Technology Center.

March14, 2025

Leadership Clinton County - "Helping Hands in Action". Participants will be volunteering in the community as a class.

April 11, 2025

Participants will learn about the process of economic development while meeting some of the organizations that contribute to this process. They will learn the importance of transportation, utilities, labor and public services, infrastructure, etc., in community development.  Participants will tour a local industrial site.  

April 16, 2025

Tour Day/Weather Make Up Day

May 2, 2025

Participants will explore Clinton County’s resources relating to agriculture and environment and learn ways to manage it.  Participants will tour the Wayne Township Landfill as well as a local farm.  

May 8, 2025

The Closing Retreat is designed to wrap up team projects, learn about the Leadership Clinton County Alumni on ways to get involved in the community.

Graduation Ceremonies   6:00-9:00pm

For more information on Leadership Clinton County, contact April Bittner at:

(570) 748-5782 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.