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.
The Center for Public Leadership and Governance wants to support local elected leaders through the acute needs of the immediate COVID response effort, and help them to guide their communities through the longer-term complex challenges of post-COVID recovery and renewal. CPLG is pleased to share this curated list of free on-demand COVID-related resources for local elected officials. The list will be updated regularly to reflect upcoming offerings.Read Now
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.Watch Now
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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.
This podcast consists of 10 to 15 minute audio recordings from School of Government faculty focused on topics that elected officials face in their daily life.Listen Now
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.