Local Government Academy, an independent non-partisan organization, promotes excellence in local government.
Local Government Academy will:
Support and promote a strong and responsive local government system
Develop effective local leaders
Educate public officials, public employees and citizens
Build collaborations and partnerships
Click here to register for upcoming Local Government Academy programs
LGA has Moved!
Effective September 2, 2014, Local Government Academy has a new mailing address:
1501 Preble Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Please update your records. LGA's phone and fax numbers remain unchanged.
Outreach and Communication Manager position available
click here to learn about employment opportunity at LGA
Support the "Run (or walk!) for Office"
Local Government Academy's Rising Professionals in Local Government network is holding the first ever "Run (or walk!) for Office" as part of The Great Race on Sunday, September 28, 2014. The "Run (or walk!) for Office" will raise support for and awareness of Local Government Academy's Contemplating Governing program, which provides non-partisan training for anyone considering running for local elected office. Click here to learn how you can take part in the "Run (or walk!) for Office."
Registration Open for "Fight Blight Brightly" Online Course
An online training course inspired by and structured on the NEW "From Blight to Bright" publication of the Pennsylvania Housing Alliance. Click here for complete details and to register.
Webcasts Available from the New Tools in the Blight Fight, Managing Marcellus Training Series
Local Government Academy has made available a number of free webcasts from the programs that were held as part of the New Tools in the Blight Fight and Managing Marcellus training series that took place in 2012 and 2013.
Click here to listen to the webcasts from New Tools in the Blight Fight
Click here to listen to the webcasts from Managing Marcellus
Click here for a complete list of upcoming programs and events