Local Government Academy

The Newly Elected Officials Course, or NEOC, offers a comprehensive overview of the duties of municipal officials, taught by experts in their fields. More than 1,000 individuals have attended the Newly Elected Officials Course in over 30 years.

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Meet LGA's new Executive Director:
Greg Butler
Powers
Duties
&
of Local Officials

This interactive virtual course brings to you the understanding of the powers and duties of local elected and nonelected officials as set out by state and federal statutes and regulations.

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Public Works Supervisor Course

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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Newly Elected Officials Course
This one-of-a-kind course is unique in Pennsylvania for its scope and content. More than 1,000 individuals have attended the Newly Elected Officials Course in its more than 30 years of existence.

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From Planning to Approval: A Net Zero Solution

Design plans were approved and construction has begun on the new “Net Zero” municipal building. Join us with the Sustainable Community Development Network for this free webinar.

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Powers and Duties of Local Officials

Vital to the operation of good local government is an understanding of the powers and duties of local elected and nonelected officials as set out by state and federal statutes and regulations.

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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:

Net Zero Building Webinar
From Planning to Approval: A Net Zero Solution Join us for this free webinar replay that will examine Forest Hills' decision to build a state-of-the-art municipal building.   [su_button...
Stormwater Mitigation Webinar
Technical Resources for Sustainable Stormwater Mitigation Strategies The video and resources from this event are available by registering here for free. Please enjoy this free video provided...
Greg Butler is the new Executive Director of Local Government Academy
Hired as Executive Director of Local Government Academy in May 2017, Greg brings 16 years of campus-level and online educational administration experience. Greg has held multiple student support...
Urban Agriculture Webinar
ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Community Development with Urban Agriculture – Release of Model Ordinance Click here to register FREE Urban agriculture is increasingly recognized as a beneficial tool for...
Sustainable Restaurants Webinar
ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants: Fostering Community, Health, and Prosperity Click here to register FREE Join the Sustainable Community Development Network (SCDN), Local...
Farmers Market Webinar
ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Improve Access to Healthy Food and Create a Better Sense of Place with a Well Managed Farmers Market Click here to register FREE Farmers markets have historically played a...
CMU’s Traffic21 Announces Smart Mobility Challenge
Municipal leaders in southwestern Pennsylvania have an opportunity to apply for Carnegie Mellon University’s Traffic21 Institute Smart Mobility Challenge. Up to $300,000 in awards are...

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

In one hour: join LGA for the "From Planning to Approval: A Net Zero Solution" webinar. ow.ly/a4Xy30fkrNj

1501 Preble Avenue, Suite 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

412.586.5659

Info@LocalGovernmentAcademy.org