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The Local Elected Leaders Academy knows the life of an elected official is fast paced and dynamic. Our online resources provide a variety of options to help elected leaders keep up with the continuously changing challenges of their roles. From quick videos that take a few minutes, to podcasts that dive into daily life, our variety of online resources are as unique as the work done by local elected officials in our state.



Top 10 Primers On-Demand

This series of short webinars provides essential tips, tools, and definitions to help local elected leaders take on their leadership responsibilities.  Each 75-minute webinar introduces a specific topic or tool and explores the top ten things that elected leaders need to know about that topic.  Each webinar is conducted as a live remote class, recorded, and then uploaded here as an on-demand offering.  There is no charge for these on-demand offerings.

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Minutes 2 Learn It

Each episode of this animated series covers topics important for elected officials to understand early in their first terms in office. These videos are designed to be short but insightful while providing answers that leaders will carry with them throughout their tenure.

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Elected Ed Podcast

The Elected Ed Podcast covers important public policy issues encountered by local elected officials in their day-to-day roles leading and governing all across North Carolina.

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From Campaigning to Governing: Online Modules

These in-depth lessons help newly elected officials navigate the most common challenges and projects they will tackle during their time in office.

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