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Thank you for your interest in applying for the Leadership Class of 2021.

2020-2021 Program Dates:

    • The program runs from September, 2020 – June, 2021.
    • Leadership kicks off with a two-day leadership development and community orientation in early September 2020. Attendance at this opening retreat is required of all program participants.
    • After the orientation, Leadership is held on one Friday each month from October through June.
    • Please be sure to review the Program Dates for next year to ensure you’re able to attend all of the days. You may miss a maximum of 2 program days and still graduate from the program.
    • Each Program Day starts promptly at 8:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM.
    • The dates for the class of 2021 are:

Opening Retreat:
Friday, September 11, 2020 – 8am-5pm (Welcome Reception on Friday, 5:00pm-6:30pm)
Saturday, September 12, 2020 – 8am-3:30pm

Friday, Sept 25, 2020
Friday, Oct 16, 2020
Friday, Nov 13, 2020
Friday, Dec 11, 2020
Friday, Jan 22, 2021
Friday, Feb 5, 2021
Friday, Mar 5, 2021
Friday, April 16, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021
Friday, June 4, 2021

Closing Retreat & Graduation:
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Closing Retreat: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Graduation: 5:30pm – 7:30pm



  • Application deadline has been extended to August 14, 2020.


Tuition and Fees:

  • Total tuition and fees for the 2020 Leadership Program are $1650.
  • $100 Non-Refundable Application fee is due when you submit your application
  • If you are selected for the class, $1650 Class Tuition is due by Friday, August 28, 2020.
  • To pay your application fee or tuition, please click the button below or make a check payable to “San Mateo Area Leadership Program” and mail to 1730 S. Amphlett Blvd.,, San Mateo, CA 94402 or pay online at
  • You’ll be notified of acceptance into the Program by August 21, 2020.

Tuition for the Leadership San Mateo, Foster City, Burlingame, Hillsborough program is $1,650 plus a non-refundable application fee of $100. When accepted into the Leadership program, the full tuition amount is due by the application deadline, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Each participant, as an indication of personal commitment, is encouraged to pay a minimum of $100 of the program tuition. Other tuition funding sources, such as employer or sponsoring organization, may be utilized to provide the balance.

Although responsibility for the tuition will rest with the participant, financial assistance may be available. Contact us for additional information.

Pay Tuition & Application Fees using the button below (which gives you the option to pay by Credit Card or via PayPal).