Impacting the Public

photo of a Delaware Planning Education Program sessionLocal Government Training

Since its inception, the Institute for Public Administration has responded to the training and professional-development needs of the elected and appointed officials who serve Delaware’s local governments. This role is consistent with the central public-service mission of the University of Delaware. IPA offers several training programs for public officials and municipal staff to assist in building local governance and planning capacity. In addition to addressing necessary technical requirements and skills, these training programs provide updates on emerging trends and developments affecting local government, assistance in formulating policy alternatives to meet current and future concerns, and invaluable opportunities to share and exchange information with peers.

Some of these programs include

For more information, contact Martin Wollaston (302-831-4930) or Julia O'Hanlon (302-831-6224).