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Elected Officials Academy

The Elected Officials Academy (EOA) is a program designed exclusively for municipal elected officials. The course content covers various aspects of municipal leadership and topics such as charters, ethics, open records, municipal finance, strategic planning, and more! 

For registration and more information contact Doug Brown, Trainining Coordinator, (865) 974-9140 or Johanna Owenby, Training Consultant, (865) 974-9858. 

2020 Elected Officials Academy 

EOA is returning December 2020 through Zoom!

The live, virtual sessions will be held online through Zoom video conferencing.

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All four sessions are required to earn the certificate of completion. 

Session 1 - December 1, 5:00-7:30 pm ET/4:00-6:30 CT - Foundations & Charters 

Session 2 - December 3, 5:00-7:30 pm ET/4:00-6:30 CT - Ethics & Open Meetings 

Session 3 - December 8, 5:00-7:30 pm ET/4:00-6:30 CT - Open Records & Municipal Finance 

Session 4 - December 10, 5:00-7:30 pm ET/4:00-6:30 CT - Strategic Planning, HR, Risk Management, & Elected Officials Roundtable 


Registration deadline: November 17


The program cost is $210 and covers all four sessions.

To register, contact Doug Brown at doug.brown@tennessee.edu or call (865) 974-9140. 


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