Upcoming Trainings and Events
Below is a list of training opportunities that may be of interest in the coming months:
League Training - City Government 101: What Every Elected Official Needs to Know
December 6, 2012
Mesa Convention Center - Palo Verde Room
This training is a one day course based on the League's annual Newly Elected Officials Training. Presented in conjunction
with the Arizona Municipal Clerks' Association, it will cover the basics of serving as an elected official in an
Arizona city or town. The cost of the training is $65. For further details
Click here to register.
ULI: The Annual Boards and Commissions Conference
December 7, 2012
Black Canyon Conference Center
This one-day event for new and seasoned elected and appointed officials and staff from Arizona cities, towns and counties will hone decision-making, nuts and
bolts, and leadership skills relating to the roles and responsibilities of planning commissions and boards of adjustment. Expert speakers will discuss current
trends, case studies, and facilitate an interactive dialogue in both plenary and break-out sessions.
Click here for further details.
The Arizona Citizen Planner 101
Please see website
University of Arizona's Cooperative Extension
The University of Arizona's Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce the launching of a new online course related to land use planning. The Arizona Citizen Planner 101™ (AzCP 101)
is a 10-hour online course designed for Planning Commissioners and Elected Officials throughout the state. Enrollees will learn the importance and role of their county or city's
planning commission as well as about their respective planning processes. The course is self-paced and accessible at any time with an Internet connection. Planning jurisdictions
around the state will find this course invaluable in bringing new planning commissioners and elected officials up to speed on the state's planning statutes, their jurisdiction's
planning authorities, the role of public participation in developing plans and a host of other useful topics. It is also a great refresher course for public officials who may
want to hone their decision-making skills.
The enrollment fee is $99. A certificate is available upon completion of all units.
This course was adapted for Arizona municipal and county planning officials by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in partnership with Michigan State University's
American Citizen Planner Institute and the Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association.
To connect to the course website, go to
http://extension.arizona.edu/arizona-citizen-planner-101 From here, you can access a free preview of the course or enroll.
If you have any questions about the course, contact Mark Apel, UA Cooperative Extension, email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 520-458-8278, ext. 2181.
Ramsey Executive Education Program
Management & Leadership Institute
Please see website for dates
ASU Mercado, Phoenix
Strategic organizational and personal growth opportunities, leadership development, skills enhancement, and a forum to exchange innovative ideas and best practices with
other public sector professionals await you. The 2012/2013 Management and Leadership Institute offers six days (one per month) of information-driven and highly interactive
sessions designed to identify and develop strategies to resolve problems, address challenges you face every day and make the most of new opportunities.
Click here to visit the Bob Ramsey Executive Education website to learn more about the sessions and to register.
League of Arizona Cities and Towns
1820 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007