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Campaign Management School

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What you will learn

4 days, $250

We have 8 dorm spaces left. To sign up for a dorm, just email the school manager once you sign up.

Registration fee includes meals and lodging (available for the first 46 students).

The Campaign Management School teaches you how to win elections. This premier campaign training provides future candidates, campaign managers, and staff with the tools and information necessary to organize a winning campaign with a strong grassroots organization and an effective media strategy.

Regardless of the level of your political experience, learn the experts' secrets of an effective campaign from announcement to Election Day. Our faculty includes today's most experienced campaign professionals.

You will learn how to:

  • Write a campaign plan
  • Develop a winning campaign strategy
  • Target and identify voters
  • Manage grassroots outreach
  • Raise funds

NOTE: The Campaign Management School is not designed for current candidates, but many of the lectures are helpful. If you are running for office now, you'll also benefit from attending the following LI programs: Public Speaking Workshop, Advanced Public Speaking Workshop, One-on-One Public Speaking Workshop, Introduction to Television Techniques, On-Camera Television Workshop, One-on-One Television Workshop, and High-Dollar Fundraising.

Details

Starts Tuesday, September 12

Tue. 12 8:00 - 7:00 PM
Wed. 13 8:00 - 7:00 PM
Thu. 14 8:00 - 7:00 PM
Fri. 15 8:00 - 7:00 PM

Location:
Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map
Cost

$250.00

Manager

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Thomas Bingham

Contact Thomas with your questions.

What graduates say

Michelle Litjens

Michelle Litjens

Wisconsin State Representative

"Another LI grad elected to office. I couldn't have done it without you."

Samuel Saad, III

Samuel Saad, III

Councilman, Naples, Florida

"LI training is INVALUABLE. It is essential for success in politics whether you're an elected official or an activist. Going to LI's Campaign Leadership [now Management] School was the jumping off point from volunteer to professional campaigner. I use those skills to manage my business and my political office."

Alonzo Baldonado

Alonzo Baldonado

State Representative (NM)

"This was my first time running for public office, and it was against a political veteran. It was a tough race, but LI gave me the education needed to run a successful campaign."

Your faculty

Liz Anderson

Liz Anderson

Marketing Coordinator, Stand United

Liz Anderson is the Marketing Coordinator for StandUnited.org, a property of Intermarkets, Inc. StandUnited.org is the first petition platform geared to the center-right, and helps conservative and libertarian activists na...

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Jeff Berkowitz

Jeff Berkowitz

Delve, CEO

Jeff Berkowtiz, CEO

Recognized by Politico as “an opposition research and policy ace,” Jeff Berkowitz formed Delve after serving as Research Director at the Republican ...

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Thomas Bingham

Thomas Bingham

Political Training Coordinator, Leadership Institute

Thomas Bingham is the Political Training Coordinator for the Leadership Institute and organizes the Campaign Managment School and Campaign Data Workshop. Before joining the Leadership Institute, he worked for the National ...

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Morton Blackwell

Morton Blackwell

President of the Leadership Institute

Professionally, Morton Blackwell is the president of the Leadership Institute, a non-partisan educational foundation he founded in 1979.

His institute prepares conservatives for success in politics, government and t...

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Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor

Founder at The Nancy Bocskor Company

About Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor, tagged a “Democracy Coach” by a major German newspaper, teaches citizens in the United States and internationally how to communicate with ...

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Lucy Caldwell

Lucy Caldwell

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Chris Cupit

Chris Cupit

President, Campaign Marketing Strategies

In 2006, Chris Cupit founded Campaign Marketing Strategies (CMS) to give libertyminded, pro-family candidates and organizations the communications tools to be competitive and win the public debate. A veteran congressional ...

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Matt Dailer

Matt Dailer

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Dena Espenscheid

Dena Espenscheid

Director of Grassroots Coalitions, Leadership Institute

Skydiving and politics are similar. You have to have a plan, proper resources, good instructions, and clear communications. When everything goes right, it is smooth sailing throughout the process. When something goes wrong...

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Chris Godbey

Chris Godbey

Director of Client Strategy, SurgeRED

Christopher (Chris) Godbey is a Director of Client Strategy at SurgeRED, a campaign and communications strategy firm that focuses on digital engagement. Chris comes to SurgeRED from Innovative Campaign Strategies, LLC with...

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Matthew Hurtt

Matthew Hurtt

Trainer, Americans For Prosperity GLA

Matthew Hurtt is a trainer for Americans for Prosperity Foundation's Grassroots Leadership Academy. In that capacity, he travels the country training conservative activists.

Previously, he served as a copywriter fo...

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Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson, Vice President and COO of Morgan, Meredith and Associates has nearly 20 years of experience in fundraising and direct mail. His knowledge of mail and USPS regulations and standards, as well as many contacts ...

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Todd Meredith

Todd Meredith

Co-Owner, Morgan, Meredith & Associates

Todd Meredith is owner and CEO of Morgan, Meredith Companies, a DC based conservative fundraising firm. For 25 years he has worked at Morgan, Meredith raising money for over 300 Republican political campaigns, Leadership P...

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Angela Morabito

Angela Morabito

Senior Campaign Organizer, Stand United

Angela Morabito holds a BS in Foreign Service and an MA in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University. She started writing about conservative issues as a college student, and she hasn't stopped since. Angela has served as ...

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Ronald Nehring

Ronald Nehring

Director of International Training, Leadership Institute

Ron Nehring, Director of International Training at The Leadership Institute, is a Republican strategist and communications expert who served as National Spokesman in the 2016 Presidential campaign of Senator Ted Cruz.

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Shawn Sheehy

Shawn Sheehy

Senior Associate, HoltzmanVogelJosefiakTorchinsky PLLC

Shawn Sheehy is the Senior Litigation Associate at the law firm of Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky. Shawn's practice focuses on First Amendment litigation, redistricting litigation, and litigation involving the Telephon...

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Spencer Sullivan

Spencer Sullivan

Grassroots Program Coordinator, Leadership Institute

Spencer Sullivan is the Director for Grassroots Engagement for the Leadership Institute. He directs trainings and academies in the United States, in order to equip the next generation of political operatives and activists ...

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