HARRISBURG, Pa. (PRWEB) February 21, 2018
Courses Designed To Encourage Professional Development For Municipal Officials
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the launch of the PA Municipal Administration Training Center (PA MATC). The training center was developed in partnership with the Pennsylvania Municipal League. The curriculum of the five-part course will cover topics including: communications, financial management, labor relations, planning and technology. The training is designed to support and encourage individual professional development of municipal officials in the Commonwealth.
The PA Municipal Administration Training Center is open to all municipalities within Pennsylvania. Tuition is required at registration for all applicants, but will be refunded upon completion of the program for applicants from Act 47 and Early Intervention Program (EIP) communities.
There will be two school terms this year; each being run over six consecutive months. The 2018 school term will begin on February 27th with an in-person orientation. The five different courses end July, 17th. All sessions will be offered online with interactive discussions and online presentations by qualified instructors. Graduation will then follow on July 31st in Harrisburg. For more information and to register for the program, visit http://www.pamatc.org.
The PA Municipal Administration Training Center (PA MATC) offers a wide range of courses focused on supporting and encouraging individual professional development of municipal officials. A collaboration of the Pennsylvania Municipal League and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, PA MATC is dedicated to providing training that will enhance the quality of governance throughout the Commonwealth. For more information, visit http://www.pamatc.org.