Tag: MPA

Classes are Coming: My Mid-Life MPA

  By Chris Keefer, Finance/HR Director, Town of Blythewood, SC, LinkedIn Local government administration is my second career. I devoted the first 30 years of my work life to producing technical, corporate, and marketing communications—half the time as someone’s employee, half as my own boss. As my one and only child left for college, I realized … Continued

Classes are Coming: A Professor’s Perspective

Some of our members are getting ready to begin graduate school and we want you to help them prepare. We want you to share your experience whether you graduated with a MBA, MPA, MPP, etc. or whether you attended online, in-person, full-time, part-time or weekends only. Sign up as a guest columnist. By Dr. Benjamin Clark … Continued

Classes are Coming: The Long and Slow Path

Some of our members are getting ready to begin graduate school and we want you to help them prepare. We want you to share your experience whether you graduated with a MBA, MPA, MPP, etc. or whether you attended online, in-person, full-time, part-time or weekends only. Sign up as a guest columnist. By Susan Barkman, LinkedIn and Twitter  First … Continued

Classes are Coming: Five Memes to Get You Through Grad School

Some of our members are getting ready to begin graduate school and we want you to help them prepare. We want you to share your experience whether you graduated with a MBA, MPA, MPP, etc. or whether you attended online, in-person, full-time, part-time or weekends only. Sign up as a guest columnist. By Hannah Lebovits (ELGL Profile, LinkedIn and Twitter) … Continued

Diversity Dashboard: Rosemary Stump, UNC MPA Project Team

This is the fourth intro post from the UNC MPA Project Team that is collecting data for the ELGL Diversity Dashboard project. She’s part of a team with Toney Thompson, Libby Seguin, and Sarah Ross Dickson.  We’ve asked our team members to do weekly blog posts on their project, research process, and the overall goal of … Continued

Diversity Dashboard: Libby Seguin, UNC MPA Project Team

This is the second intro post from the UNC MPA Project Team that is collecting data for the ELGL Diversity Dashboard project. Last week, we met Toney Thompson. We’ve asked our team members to do weekly blog posts on their project, research process, and the overall goal of collecting better and more informative data about the … Continued

Diversity Dashboard: Sarah Ross Dickson, UNC MPA Project Team

This is the second intro post from the UNC MPA Project Team that is collecting data for the ELGL Diversity Dashboard project. Last week, we met Toney Thompson. We’ve asked our team members to do weekly blog posts on their project, research process, and the overall goal of collecting better and more informative data about the … Continued

Diversity Dashboard: Toney Thompson, UNC MPA Project Team

This is the first intro post from the UNC MPA Project Team that is collecting data for the ELGL Diversity Dashboard project. We’ve asked our team members to do weekly blog posts on their project, research process, and the overall goal of collecting better and more informative data about the race and gender of people … Continued

01.06.16

Today’s Buzz is full of mystery, intrigue and WAY to many GIFs from the movie Rear Window. Why this Jimmy Stewart classic? Because your author was involved in an horrific New Year’s Eve karaoke accident that left him in a knee brace and homebound. Plus, all the local government news you can handle through a 300mm telescoping camera lens! … Continued

What is an Assistant To: Caitlan Smelley, Addison, TX

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is an Assistant to the City Manager? In between other duties as assigned, council meetings, and a bewildering assortment of public inquiries, ELGL members identify the essential functions of the position. Ben McCready#LocalGov Geek proudly serving the City of Geneva, IL. Follow me on Twitter at @BenMcCready1 for an inside look at the #LocalGovLife!

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