Mayor Pro Tem Scott Moore Receives NLC Leadership Training Honor
Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem Scott More was recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) for reaching the Silver level in its Certificate of Achievement in Leadership program. Sponsored by the NLC Leadership Training Institute (LTI), the award was presented in Boston, MA at the annual Congress of Cities conference held last month.
To achieve the Silver level, a local official must earn 36 credits in five core areas of municipal leadership. Each training seminar addresses one or more of the core competency areas of the LTI curriculum:
- Cornerstone: Personal Leadership Growth and Development
- Competent Practitioner: Leading Effective Governance
- Communicator: Effective Communications and Media Relations
- Collaborator: Building Communities through Inspiration and Empowerment
- Catalyst: Leading Innovation and Managing Change
NLC is committed to strengthening and promoting the leadership capacity of our nation’s local elected officials. As part of the NLC mission to create stronger communities, the Leadership Training Institute provides local officials with professional development opportunities to assist then in promoting positive change and innovation within their communities. At the same time, seminars are designed to explore the nature and practice of local governmental leadership.
NLC’s Leadership Training Council established the Certificate of Achievement in Leadership program in 1999. The primary purpose of the program is to recognize and acknowledge excellence in leadership by NLC members.
The National League of Cities is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.