PSATS Municipal Government Academy

SAMPLE OF A BALANCED PMGA COURSE LOAD

Graduate Program



60 Points

Administration courses: 19

Course NamePoints
Basic Training for Municipal Secretaries & Administrators6
Developing Your Township Budget2
Human Resources and Labor Management Institute5
Regional Fall Forum2
Webinar: How to Identify and Stop Workplace Bullying – 9/18/191
Webinar: Changing a Culture: How to Get Your Delinquents to Recognize their Obligations – 6/19/191
Webinar: Document Management Tools for Townships – 1/30/191
Webinar: Effective Discipline and Write-Ups for
Public Employees – 2/20/19
1

Planning/Zoning courses: 16

Course NamePoints
Essentials of Township Planning6
PAAZO Fall Seminar5
Regional Fall Forum2
Webinar: Community Recreation-Turn Township Assets into Recreation Offerings – 8/14/191
Webinar: Code Enforcement 101 for Municipal
Officials/Employees – 2/13/19
1
Webinar: Are You Ready for Short-Term Rentals in
Your Community – 5/13/19
1

Public Safety courses: 16

Course NamePoints
Strategic Planning for Fire Service Operations in Townships4
One-Man Band: Handling Emergency Response3
The Township Role in Emergency Management2.5
NIMS and the Incident Command System2.5
Webinar: Workers Compensation (and More) for Volunteer Fire Companies – 8/7/191
Webinar: Guidelines for Flood preparedness and
Stream Intervention – 6/5/19
1
Webinar: Crisis Management: Communication
and Planning – 2/6/19
1
Webinar: Hot Issues With Managing Part-Time
Police Officers – 4/3/19
1

Public Works courses: 15

Course NamePoints
Flagger Training – 10/11/19 – Mercer County2
CDL: Probable Cause Training for CDL Supervisory
Personnel – 9/4/19 – Mercer County
3
CMV/CDL Records Management – 9/4/19 – Mercer County3
Is Selling Your Water/Wastewater Systems Right for
Your Township – 9/24/19 – Butler County
3
Regional Fall Forum1
Webinar: Municipal Stormsewer System Mapping1
Webinar: ABC’s Of Liquid Fuel Tax Funds – 8/28/191
Webinar: MS4 Pollutant Control Measures – 6/26/191
Webinar: Creating “Green” Public Works Facilities – 11/26/191

Certificate Program



30 Points

Administration courses: 21

Course NamePoints
Basic Training for Municipal Secretaries & Administrators6
Developing Your Township Budget2
Human Resources and Labor Management Institute5
Regional Fall Forum2
Leadership: Let’s Talk: Effective Communication & Managing Difficult People – 09/18/19 – Monroe Co2
Leadership: High Hopes: Establishing Expectations
& Accountability – 12/10/19 – Cumberland County
2
Webinar: How to Identify and Stop Workplace Bullying – 9/18/191
Webinar: Changing a Culture: How to Get Your Delinquents to Recognize their Obligations – 6/19/191
Webinar: Document Management Tools for Townships – 1/30/191
Webinar: Effective Discipline and Write-Ups for
Public Employees – 2/20/19
1

Planning/Zoning courses: 8

Course NamePoints
Essentials of Township Planning6
Webinar: Community Recreation-Turn Township Assets into Recreation Offerings – 8/14/191
Webinar: Are You Ready for Short-Term Rentals
in Your Community – 5/13/19
1

Public Safety courses: 4

Course NamePoints
Strategic Planning for Fire Service Operations in Townships4

Public Works courses: 4

Course NamePoints
CMV/CDL Records Management – 9/4/19 – Mercer County3
Webinar: MS4 Pollutant Control Measures – 6/26/191

Alternative programming depending on track (ie: Administrative, Planning/Zoning, Public Safety, Public Works)