Register Online

Read the Latest News

  • Extension Connections
    Our seasonal magazine highlighting the best of Unit 18 Programs, as well as helpful articles for better living.

Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

LEADership Academy

LEADership Academy

Goals and Objectives

LEADership Academy Goals:

  • To develop an understanding of Christian County's assets and to explore how they can be used for our benefit.
  • To enhance people skills ~Working with groups, participating in meetings, presenting public issues and communication.
  • To provide personal growth ~ Learn what your strengths are and how you can make a difference.
  • To promote networking within and among communities and their leaders.
  • To promote team building ~ How can we work together to create the future we desire?
  • To encourage creative thinking and develop innovative solutions to challenging issues.
  • To select one group project to develop, improve or enhance one aspect specific to Christian County.