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The purpose of the Center for Public Leadership and Governance is to equip public officials with the knowledge and skills they need to lead and govern their organizations and communities. We train, develop, and support thoughtful and engaged public leaders prepared to successfully navigate today’s governing challenges.


Our Approach

Education: Excellence in instruction and applied learning through programs and courses that cross functional and jurisdictional boundaries.

Scholarship: Research, theory and practice intersect to create innovative solutions to public sector challenges.

Services: Customized consultation and delivery of onsite training, facilitation services and other resources to meet specific identified needs.

Who We Serve

Our clients are local government managers and supervisors, elected officials, state agencies, and other public organizations.  Through a robust and ever-growing array of courses, research, publications, and consulting and coaching services, we provide a nurturing environment for leadership development and knowledge enhancement.


We want to hear from you:

What are your leadership and governance challenges?
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