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Training and Learning

Powers&Duties croppedEach year, Local Government Academy offers approximately 30 educational programs, including day and evening classroom-style programs, roundtable discussions, and webinars. Click here to see our Upcoming Educational Programs.

Program Attendees

Since 2010, Local Government Academy’s educational programs have been attended by more than 5,000 participants from 2,500 municipalities and organizations in 14 Pennsylvania counties.

Local government participants alone have a tremendous impact on the region:

  • Responsible for $1.3 billion in public spending.
  • Stewards of more than 2,500 square miles of land.
  • Serve more than 1.9 million citizens.

Program Instructors

Local Government Academy programs are taught by representatives of academic, civic, government and private sectors who bring a vast array of expertise and perspectives on a variety of topics relevant to governing at the local level. A majority of the instruction for LGA programs is donated. Click here for a list of individuals that have instructed LGA programs since 2010.

Click here to read more about the various educational programs being offered by Local Government Academy.