IMPORTANT NOTICE: The MEL has cancelled the March and April Leadership Skill for Supervisors classes in Wall Township and Evesham Township. We take this action out of an abundance of caution.  We apologize for any inconvenience; however, our role is to take all appropriate steps to safeguard the health and well-being of our trainees, and our trainers. Please check this page for updates.

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Leadership Skills Training Schedule

2020 Leadership Skills Classes

Continuing Education Credits

The Institute operates seminars to provide continuing education credits to members and professionals working with the MEL.

Course Credits for Leadership Skills Classes


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This class is designed for new supervisors or experienced managers ofall municipal departments. The highly interactive learning experience provides instruction, insight, and group exercises in:

  • Communicating for results
  • Conflict resolution strategies
  • Using influence effectively
  • Managing organizational stress

Continuing educations credits have been awarded for financial officers, public works managers, clerks, purchasing agents, tax collectors, fire service instructors and enforcement officials, and water/wastewater operators. Full attendance is required for CEUs.

Leadership Skills for New Supervisors

CANCELLED: March 11, 18 & 25, 2020 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Wall Township (Monmouth County) Administration Building

CANCELLED: April 15, 22 & 29, 2020 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Evesham (Burlington County) Fire Headquarters

May 13, 20 & 27, 2020 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Mount Olive (Morris County) Municipal Building

June 3, 10 & 17, 2020 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Paramus (Bergen County) Life Safety Building

September 10, 17 & 24, 2020 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Longport (Atlantic County) Municipal Building/Fire Headquarters

October 8, 15 & 22, 2020 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Woodbridge (Middlesex County) Library

MEL Leadership Skills Training Registration Form

All information and answers to questions must be completed before the application will be processed. Class registrations will be based on department, level of supervisory experience, and date of application. Confirmations and additional communications will be sent by email; therefore, it is required that you provide an email address that is frequently monitored.
  • Leadership Skills for NEW Supervisors - 2020 classes Attendance on all three days is required - 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Please provide answers to the following three questions.