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The Shepperd Edge is the winner of the 2013 Association of Leadership Educators Outstanding Program of the Year!

Shepperd EDGE

What is Shepperd Edge?

Brownsville 060Leaders need training, and The Shepperd Edge is designed to provide today’s college, high school, and middle school students with the tools needed for effective leadership tomorrow through a customized interactive training program. We also train organizations, leadership teams, and others by request.

IMG_0010Each program is customized with your students in mind, allowing you to have an active role in selecting the most suitable content. We offer half day or full day programs with a variety of training modules designed to fine tune skills in leadership, ethics, and public service. Students experience new concepts in a fun and educational environment, and leave with skills, knowledge, and new relationships.

IMG_0439The Shepperd Institute is funded by the State of Texas and private contributions to provide leadership training for Texans. This allows our experienced staff to offer students cutting edge, research-based modules on your behalf with minimal requirements. Student materials, training, and travel costs are at no expense to you or your organization. The JBS Public Leadership Institute offers the Shepperd Edge year round, summers included.


Sample Agenda. For more information, please contact the Shepperd Leadership Institute at (432) 552-2850 or jbs@utpb.edu. Download our JBS Shepperd Edge Flyer!