OTA Leadership Academy

Enhancing the leadership and decision-making skills of the township leadership team.

The Ohio Township Association Leadership Academy (OTALA) was created by the OTA, OSU Extension: Office of Community Development, and the Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs at Miami University. The purpose of the Academy is to enhance the leadership and decision-making skills of the township leadership team through participation in OTALA workshops. Workshops are offered at every OTA conference. The Academy is designed for township elected officials, administrative staff, and individuals who serve on township committees, boards, or task forces. A diploma is presented to each individual who successfully completes the program.

OTALA 1.0

Do you want to improve upon your leadership and decision-making skills to benefit your day-to-day relationships with those in your township? The OTALA 1.0 program can help you achieve this. The purpose of the Academy is to provide useful programs that will enhance the leadership and decision-making skills of the township leadership team.

For more information about OTALA 1.0, please click here.


OTALA 2.0

New in 2022, OTALA 2.0 is an advanced program for graduates of OTALA 1.0. Built to grow your leadership and decision-making skills, this interactive and collaborative program will challenge you to become an even better leader in your township.

For more information about OTALA 2.0, please click here.