Applications are open for the Class of 2020.  Click here for the fillable Word document.  Please send your application and resume, as well as any questions, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  DEADLINE EXTENDED! Applications are due by March 29, 2019.  Applicants will be notified of the results in late April 2018.  Class begins September 6, 2019.

Class members for the 9-month program are chosen based on criteria relating to prior leadership and service in the community, potential to contribute to the future of Sandy Springs, diversity, and desire to be involved. Nominations are accepted from community organizations, businesses, and alumni. Interested individuals may also self-nominate. Classes are intentionally kept small with 36 participants to encourage relationship building and facilitate hands-on involvement in activities and projects. The cost is $2400.


Leadership Sandy Springs has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional life. Foremost, it’s been exciting to get to know so many successful and influential people, and I emerged from the program much more knowledgeable about our community and more confident in my ability to work well with others.

- Ken Dishman, City of Sandy Springs City Councilman

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