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June 23, 2011
It’s never too early to register for the League’s upcoming Convention. We have some excellent speakers lined up for this year’s event that is taking place during the exciting final days of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Oct. 4-7.
League Offering Webinars On-Demand
Was there a League webinar you recently wanted to participate in but it just didn’t fit in your schedule? Don’t fret; the League is now offering previously broadcasted webinars that you can listen to at your convenience—any time! These one-hour crash courses provide an opportunity to get the valuable training you need without incurring travel costs, and at a time that’s best for you. This on-demand training provides you with professional development opportunities right at your desktop; your EOA credits are automatically applied when you register. It’s fast, simple, and convenient.
The League’s on-demand library now includes titles such as Social Media & Your Community, Freedom of Information Act, Open Meetings Act, Local Government 101, and the titles continue to grow!
Award Nominations due July 1!
Click here to nominate an outstanding chief elected official for the Michael A. Guido Leadership and Public Service Award
Click here to nominate an outstanding individual who has provided exemplary service to the League and its mission for the Jim Sinclair Exceptional Service Award.
Bring Trainings to Your Community!
On-site Trainings are a good way to bring personalized training to you. If you’re looking for a particular program tailored to your community, on-sites are designed with you in mind.
Our spotlight this week is the League’s “Conflict Resolution” program. The purpose of this program is to identify sources of conflict, your typical responses to those sources of conflict, and identify constructive choices for dealing effectively with the conflict. In addition, once problems have been identified, you’ll learn how to identify strategies for reaching agreement and resolution on those problems.
If you would like to schedule an on-site training, please contact Katie Holda at email@example.com or 734-669-6352.
Michigan Local Government Management Association
Breaking news! Governor Rick Snyder confirmed his attendance at the MLGMA Summer Workshop. He will be speaking on Thursday, July 28 at 9:30 am, at the Priscilla U. Byrns Heritage Center, 601 Main Street, in St. Joseph. In addition, the 2011 summer planning committee has developed unique educational sessions that will assist us all in surviving Michigan's changing economy. Educational session topics include emergency management, Michigan business climate debate, economic development, PA 20, business involvement in communities, and more. Click here for agendas and additional information.