Local Government Academy

Local Government Academy is looking for an
Executive Director

Join the Local Government Academy on May 11th for a day of great golf! The outing benefits the Michael P. Lynch Scholarship Fund, helping municipal officials and employees from financially distressed communities.

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Webinar Wednesday

Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types

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Municipal Intern Program

Paid internships provide students who are considering a career in government an opportunity for real world experience. Local governments have also found that internships are a great way to get projects completed by enthusiastic students anxious to show what they can do.

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2017 Contemplating Governing

The purpose of this session is to educate candidates on the important deadlines and filing requirements they will face in order to appear on the May 16th Pennsylvania primary ballot.

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Public Works Supervisor Course Available Now!

The workforce in public works is always changing and individuals with a variety of backgrounds find themselves leading public works departments.

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Local Government Academy:

an independent non-partisan organization, promotes excellence in local government.

We support and promote a strong and responsive local government system, develop effective local leaders, educate public officials, public employees and citizens, and build collaborations and partnerships.

What We Do:

Each year, Local Government Academy offers approximately 30 educational programs, including day and evening classroom-style programs, roundtable discussions and webinars.

What's Happening Now:

Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types
Webinar: Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types Wednesday, March 29th 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Click here to register FREE Contact: Jim...
Managing Marcellus: Industry Trends and Regulatory Updates
ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Managing Marcellus: Industry Trends and Regulatory Updates Free, click here to register. (A Managing Marcellus program presented by the Local Government Academy and Washington...
LGA is looking for a new Executive Director.
Local Government Academy (LGA) , a non-profit organization that develops excellence in local government through education, is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization’s...
2017 Selected Municipal Intern Projects
Local Government Academy is pleased to announce the 2017 Municipal Intern Program projects. Click here to download a PDF with the full project descriptions. Students interested in these projects...
Registration is Open for 2017 Contemplating Governing
How to register: Click here to access the LGAonline catalog.  Add "2017 Contemplating Governing" to your cart ($40) then select the session you'd like to attend. This year, LGA is...
2017 Contemplating Governing
Session 1 of Contemplating Governing: "Tackling Candidate Red Tape" online course is now available.   The purpose of this session is to educate candidates on the important deadlines and...
Actualizing Community Initiatives – Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards)
ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Actualizing Community Initiatives - Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards) Register here FREE (A Sustainable Development Academy program presented by the Local Government...

Between 2010 and 2015, more than 5,000 individuals representing 500 unique municipalities and organizations in 14 Pennsylvania counties attended programs offered by Local Government Academy

Participants from local governments have a tremendous impact on the communities they serve:

$1.3 Billion

in public spending

1,500 Square Miles

of land

1.9 Million

citizens served

Local Government Academy Thanks the 2017 Advocates for Good Government:

Local Government Aca

The deadline to send in your resume for LGA's Executive Director position is March 31st. ow.ly/b2Ev30a7tu8

1501 Preble Avenue, Suite 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

412.586.5659

Info@LocalGovernmentAcademy.org