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Local Government Education

Schedule of Events

To help you plan your week, we have the following events scheduled.

Daily Classes

Monday-Thursday courses begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.

Friday courses begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 11:00 a.m.



First Year Clerks and Treasurers:

4:00-4:30 p.m. First Year Registration
4:30-5:30 p.m. First Year Welcoming Reception

The First Year Welcoming Reception is a fun event that gives new people coming to the Institute a chance to meet their mentor and new classmates.

5:30-6:30 p.m. First Year Opening Banquet

This event is for all First Year students. Continue to get acquainted with your fellow students.  First Year students will sit at an assigned table with their Second Year mentor.  Look for your mentor’s name on the tables.

6:30-7:00 p.m. First Year Orientation


All Other Attendees:

6:30-7:30 p.m. Registration



7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Institute Social Mixer

This get-together is another opportunity to make new friends and renew old friendships.  There will be hors d’oeuvres.  The hotel bar is available to purchase beverages.



8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:40 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Optional Activity - Cosmic Bowling

(5:40 p.m. Buses leave; Return trip at 9:00 p.m.)
The Tuesday night outing is an optional event planned to give everyone a break. Our evening of Cosmic Bowling will begin with an old fashioned pizza buffet at the bowling alley at 6:00 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., we will begin bowling. You do not have to be a good bowler to participate. Anyone can come and families are welcome! The bowling alley will set up bumpers and ramps for the younger children. This is a very fun event!

Cost: $18/person. This includes: bus transportation, pizza, salad, free soda, bowling, shoes, and alley ball. Sign up when you register for your elective courses. Please include your family or guest.



8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Information Session on Certificates That Can Be Earned

Open to all interested persons who would like information on earning their certifcations.



8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Class Photos

6:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Graduation Banquet and Ceremonies

All are invited! This program is one of our proudest moments at the Institute. Don’t miss this opportunity to honor our graduates. We also recognize and pass out scholarships to the recipients for next year. The Graduation Banquet is included in your Institute tuition fee.



8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Courses