The mission of VISION Transylvania is to develop skilled leaders who are informed, involved, and committed citizens who engage in moving our community forward.
VISION Transylvania is a community leadership program designed to:
Develop a leadership pool of informed, involved and committed citizens;
Enhance communication and interaction among participants to form a network for cooperative community trusteeship;
Experience and understand the diversity of leadership decision-making styles and processes;
Explore issues facing Transylvania County, to gain insight on how to formulate solutions and to encourage the team approach to solving community problems and visioning the future; and, instill a belief that local and regional knowledge and cooperation are critical elements in causing change and moving the community forward.
Program began 1996-97
VISION is jointly sponsored by Blue Ridge Community College, Brevard College, Heart of Brevard and Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce
The community education/leadership skills training component of the VISION program is conducted as a Continuing Education course at BRCC
The Class of 2016 will be the 20th class
The VISION program is administered by a Board of Directors
Each class is limited to 25 -30 participants representing a cross section of the Transylvania County community and the effort is made to recruit a balance in terms of occupation, interests, race, gender, age and geography