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This year we're proud to host our friends from the
Cardinal and Pioneer Districts

Leadership Academy is a weekend training seminar for chapter leadership.  Courses are offered for chapter officers, musical leadership, and future leaders, as well as a plethora of elective courses on non-leadership-centered topics like music education, vocal pedagogy, performance skills, and more.  It's a great opportunity for those interested in leadership to hear new concepts, network, get some essential leadership tools, get in some singing, and experience some solid fellowship.  LeadAc is done early in the year so chapter leadership can go back to their chapters energized and full of new ideas.​​

Jan 5-6, 2024

Fri 6:00pm - Sat 5:00pm

100 Green Meadows Dr South, Lewis Center, OH 43035


Class Surveys

If you attended LeadAc 2024, please fill out a class survey for each class you attended.  The feedback is given to each instructor anonymously and helps them develop their classes and their presentation skills.

Class Files

If your instructor provided files (PDFs, Power Point, spreadsheets, etc) to be distributed, you can find them in the individual class folder inside the LeadAc 2024 folder linked above.  If nothing is present, allow your instructors a few days to upload and check back later.


Overall Event Survey

If you attended LeadAc 2024, please fill out the overall event survey.  Share thoughts about the facility, the food, the hotel, the staff, the classes, along with any suggestions to improve for next year.

Leadership Academy 2023 Features

LeadAc:  Traditional Tracks for Chapter Leaders

Select this option during the Eventbrite registration.  Choose from the following:

  • President:  Skipp Kropp (former BHS & JAD President)

  • Secretary:  David Short (JAD Secretary)

  • Treasurer:  Chris Berry (PIO Treasurer)

  • Directors, Music & Performance:  Kirk Young (bass from Brouhaha, acclaimed arranger and coach)

  • Membership & Marketing:  Michele Niece (marketing professional)

LeadAc Plus:  Elective Classes for Future Leaders & Development

Registration & Payment

To register please go to JAD 2024 Leadership Academy Registration. You may choose to pay through Eventbrite (linked below) using a credit card. 

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  • Single Occupancy includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday

  • Double Occupancy includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday.  You must share the room with another LeadAc attendee.

  • Commuter includes lunch on Saturday

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