Personal Empowerment Training

Do you want to improve your self-esteem? Are you seeking ways to motivate, attract and retain employees? Personal Empowerment Training is rooted in emotional intelligence training and offers participants the tools and techniques to build self-confidence and become the best version of themselves.

Knowledge + Practice = Personal Transformation


Empowerment Training

This training will explore over 40 emotional concepts such as beliefs, self-esteem, empathy, active listening, and managing conflict.  Participants increased knowledge, practice and application encourages new perspectives and habits.

In-person & virtual training options now available!

Spring 2024 Training:
Dates for February Registration

Dates: Wednesdays, Feb. 28 - May 1

Training Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: BC3 Main Campus, Heaton Family Learning Commons, Room 232

Cost: $450 & $2 One-time Registration Fee
*Registration is limited to 20 participants.

Register by February 23!

Register Now!

Or contact Dina Fricke:
724-287-8711 ext. 8421 

Dates for March Registration

Dates: Wednesdays, Mar. 13 - Apr. 24

Training Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: BC3 Main Campus, Humanities & Education Building, Room 122

Cost: $450 & $2 One-time Registration Fee
*Registration is limited to 20 participants.

Register by March 8!

Register Now!

Or contact Dina Fricke:
724-287-8711 ext. 8421 


This is a 24-hour cohort-based training delivered over a period of weeks. This customizable training is offered in-person, online, or in a hybrid format by one of our certified instructors.  


Personal Empowerment Training is anchored in four foundational building blocks:

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Self-Awareness Self-Control Social (Other) Awareness Relationship Management

Participant Testimonials

“This is a training that will benefit you as an employee, leader, sibling, friend, parent, etc. If you have the opportunity to participate, make the time. You will be glad you did!”

- Amy Franz, Regional Vice President, United Way

“Discover things about yourself that can make you the best you.”

- Sue Benes, Senior Project Manager, Coherent

“I learned how to implement empowerment in my daily life. More people need to take this class. It will benefit anyone who participates.”

- Dominique Eckley, Student, Slippery Rock University

Meet the Trainers

Training delivered by Empowerment Institute certified instructors:

Matt Clayton Matt Clayton
Butler County Prison
Kenneth Clowes Kenneth Clowes
Community Initiatives, BC3
Alice Del Vecchio Alice Del Vecchio
Institute for Nonprofit Leadership, SRU
Jackie Eppler Jackie Eppler
Grace Community Church

About the Empowerment Initiative

The Butler County Growth Collaborative empowerment initiative, in collaboration with BC3, intends to address a workforce shortage by providing training to residents who face barriers to employment and by creating a countywide culture of empowerment.  

Advisory Board Members

    • Lisa Campbell, Butler County Community College 
    • Amanda Feltenberger, Butler County Human Services 
    • Mark Gordon, Butler County Growth Collaborative 
    • Julie Hopp, Butler Area School District 
    • Brian Llewellyn, Center for Community Resources
    • Maria Malloy, Board of Commissioners  
    • Mary Salony, Tri-County Workforce Investment Board 
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