Berks County Commissioner Michael Rivera recently graduated from the Center for Excellence in County Leadership program.
The Center for Excellence in County Leadership is a professional development program of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. Rivera graduated from the program as part of the Center’s Class of 2021.
The training focuses on fostering individual growth through interactive and high level classroom training aimed at improving participants’ communication, management and leadership skills.
CEL includes intense classes in styles of leadership, managerial versatility, interpersonal dynamics, crisis communication, media management, daily communication problem solving, decision making, and other areas.
“The CEL program was a great opportunity to learn about my leadership and communications skills and improve on them for the benefit of the County” said Commissioner Rivera. “I also had the opportunity to learn from other county commissioners and leaders.”