Basic Training for Township Secretaries and Administrators - 06/20/17 - Centre County

Here is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know, with topics ranging from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement. 


Basic Training for Township Secretaries and Administrators - 06/23/17 - Wayne County

Here is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know, with topics ranging from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement. 


Best Practices for Right to Know Law and Sunshine Act Compliance - 06/20/17 - Lycoming County

This class will review municipalities' obligations under the Sunshine Act and Right-to-Know Law, discuss recent case law and trends, and provide best practices to help make municipal officials' jobs more efficient and cost effective.


Best Practices for Right to Know Law and Sunshine Act Compliance - 06/22/17 - Bedford County

This class will review municipalities' obligations under the Sunshine Act and Right-to-Know Law, discuss recent case law and trends, and provide best practices to help make municipal officials' jobs more efficient and cost effective.


Best Practices for Right to Know Law and Sunshine Act Compliance - 06/26/17 - Susquehanna County

This class will review municipalities' obligations under the Sunshine Act and Right-to-Know Law, discuss recent case law and trends, and provide best practices to help make municipal officials' jobs more efficient and cost effective.


CDL - Probable Cause Training for CDL Supervisory Personnel - 6/13/17 - Chester County

State and federal regulations require every employer who has CDL employees driving vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 26,001 pounds used on public roads to participate in a drug and alcohol testing program. These same regulations also require that such employers train all personnel who supervisor employees with commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) in handling suspected on-the-job drug or alcohol use. 


CDL- Probable Cause Training for CDL Supervisory Personnel - 6/08/17 - Berks County

State and federal regulations require every employer who has CDL employees driving vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 26,001 pounds used on public roads to participate in a drug and alcohol testing program. These same regulations also require that such employers train all personnel who supervisor employees with commercial driver&rsquo;s licenses (CDLs) in handling suspected on-the-job drug or alcohol use. This workshop addresses these federal requirements.<


CMV/CDL Records Management - 6/08/17 -Berks County

 The PSATS CDL program has developed this class to help employers understand all the records they should be maintaining for their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the employees who operate them. In Pennsylvania, a CMV is generally any vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 17,001 pounds used on public roads. Each workshop participant will receive a course instructional packet containing copies of each form and detailed directions on their use.


CMV/CDL Records Management - 6/13/17 -Chester County

 The PSATS CDL program has developed this class to help employers understand all the records they should be maintaining for their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the employees who operate them. In Pennsylvania, a CMV is generally any vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 17,001 pounds used on public roads. Each workshop participant will receive a course instructional packet containing copies of each form and detailed directions on their use.


Effective Administration of Police Services - 06/21/17 - Westmoreland County

This class will enhance elected and appointed officials’ understanding of their role in managing municipal departments. The topics to be covered include: implementing best practices to reduce exposure to costly lawsuits, conducting proper disciplinary investigations, handling citizen complaints, addressing cutting edge issues such as dash and body cameras, and ensuring that your municipality has proper policies in place for effective police department management.


Effective Administration of Police Services - 06/27/17 - Cumberland County

This class will enhance elected and appointed officials’ understanding of their role in managing municipal departments. The topics to be covered include: implementing best practices to reduce exposure to costly lawsuits, conducting proper disciplinary investigations, handling citizen complaints, addressing cutting edge issues such as dash and body cameras, and ensuring that your municipality has proper policies in place for effective police department management.


Effective Administration of Police Services - 06/28/17 - Chester County

This class will enhance elected and appointed officials’ understanding of their role in managing municipal departments. The topics to be covered include: implementing best practices to reduce exposure to costly lawsuits, conducting proper disciplinary investigations, handling citizen complaints, addressing cutting edge issues such as dash and body cameras, and ensuring that your municipality has proper policies in place for effective police department management.


Flagger Training - 06/21/17 - Bradford County

This instructor-led Flagger Training will be conducted for individuals who have flagging responsibilities on ANY ROAD OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Others who would benefit from this course include: utility companies working on low volume roads, law enforcement personnel, municipal managers and elected officials (to understand the importance, and for budgeting purposes). This course has been designed to meet the PennDOT Publication 408 flagger training requirements mandated for all flaggers in Pennsylvania.


Navigating the Ethics Act Minefield - 06/20/17 - Lycoming County

This class will provide municipal officials and employees with a better understanding of their many obligations under the state's Public Official and Employee Ethics Act. 


Navigating the Ethics Act Minefield - 06/22/17 - Bedford County

This class will provide municipal officials and employees with a better understanding of their many obligations under the state's Public Official and Employee Ethics Act. 


Navigating the Ethics Act Minefield - 06/26/17 - Susquehanna County

This class will provide municipal officials and employees with a better understanding of their many obligations under the state's Public Official and Employee Ethics Act. 


NIMS and the Incident Command System - 6/9/17 - Cumberland County

Attendees will be educated on the National Incident Management System and the Incident Command System and how they improve emergency response co-ordination and help local emergency managment personnel make effective, consistent, and timely decisions during an emergency. 


PMGA Introduction Course - 06/08/17 - Westmoreland County

This full-day session will introduce attendees to many facets of local government that elected and appointed officials encounter during their terms or appointments. This highly-interactive session is structured around a series of scenarios, presenting attendees with an opportunity to develop their problem-solving skills and improve their ability to lead during challenging situations. 


PMGA Introduction Course - 06/15/17 - Centre County

This full-day session will introduce attendees to many facets of local government that elected and appointed officials encounter during their terms or appointments. This highly-interactive session is structured around a series of scenarios, presenting attendees with an opportunity to develop their problem-solving skills and improve their ability to lead during challenging situations. 


PMGA Introduction Course - 06/22/17 - Chester County

This full-day session will introduce attendees to many facets of local government that elected and appointed officials encounter during their terms or appointments. This highly-interactive session is structured around a series of scenarios, presenting attendees with an opportunity to develop their problem-solving skills and improve their ability to lead during challenging situations. 


PSATS SEO Precertification Academy - November 2017

The PSATS SEO Precertification Academy is divided into two parts, the Orientation course and the Academy course. The Orientation course is completed through self-study before attending the Academy course. The four and a half-day Academy course is a specially created, interactive program that teaches the duties and responsibilities of a local agency SEO.


SEO #343 Advantex Wastewater Treatment System 2016-2018This training course describes the AdvanTex Treatment System and its status as a listed alternate technology in the State of Pennsylvania. This course covers several topics, including the technology behind AdvanTex Treatment Systems and an explanation of the classification listing for AdvanTex in the State of Pennsylvania.

SEO #344 Eljen GSF System 2016-2018This training course describes the Eljen GSF System and its status as a listed alternate technology in the State of Pennsylvania. This course covers several topics, including onsite testing, the role of the system component, design, absorption area configurations, installation and maintenance requirements.

SEO #901 Google Earth On-demand WebinarDuring this 1.5 hour webinar, attendees will be introduced to Google Earth, a solid source for regional and worldwide maps and satellite images. These affordable services can be powerful communication tools for township supervisors, staff (sewage enforcement officers), and planning commissions. The instructor will demonstrate how to use Google Earth to assist with mapping.

SEO #902 Ethics On-demand WebinarThe State Ethics Act was enacted to strengthen the faith and confidence of state and local citizens in their government, and to ensure that the financial interests of holders, nominees and/or candidates for public offices do not conflict with the public trust. It is important to always keep in mind that public office is a public trust, and that any effort to realize personal financial gain through your public office, other than compensation provided by law, is a violation of that trust.

SEO #903 Onlot Sewage System Operation and Maintenance 2016-2018Explain why an SEO would perform an operation and maintenance (O&M) inspection. • Explain when O&M inspections are required. • Discuss etiquette • Explain the basics of lab samples • Describe the minimum equipment needed to complete an O&M inspection. • Review safety and liability issues • Review O&M inspections

SEO #904 Onlot Management: An Opportunity to Engage and Educate On-Demand Webinar 2016-2018By attending the webinar, you will be able to: •Organize records •Develope and implemente an inspection ordinance •Educate the public •Write a letter to a property owner •Explain an inspection •Educate an individual on the benefits of an onlot management program

The Township Role in Emergency Management - 6/9/17 - Cumberland County

Attendees will learn how to structure an emergency management team and develop an emergency operations plan to respond to potential natural and manmade threats facing muncipalites.


Webinar - Act 111 Negotiations and Interest Arbitration: Practical Strategies - 07/19/17

Whether your township has an Act 111 collective bargaining agreement expiring this year or you are just getting a head start on preparations for future negotiations, this webinar is an excellent opportunity to learn critical strategies for how to best position your township.


Webinar - Asset Management: Easy and Effective Tracking of Township Capital Assets - 07/26/17

Having trouble keeping track of your township’s capital assets, including stormwater infrastructure, sewers, other structures and more? This webinar will walk attendees through options available to make the process easier and more cost-effective. This is a must-attend anyone responsible for asset management. 


Webinar - Documenting Your Emergency Response Costs - 06/07/17

This webinar will help township supervisors, emergency management coordinators, and township road and public works employees involved in emergency response better understand the forms needed for documenting the costs sustained by your township during a disaster. Register today for this interactive webinar to get all your questions answered about how to implement an effective process to document your emergency response costs.


Webinar - Police Discipline Essentials - 07/05/17

Join experienced labor counsel and former assistant district attorney Patrick Harvey for a discussion of how to investigate and appropriately discipline police misconduct. Learn how to make discipline stick if challenged at arbitration, how to deal with off duty misconduct and criminal charges, and much more. 


Webinar - Protecting Your Township from Cyber Crime and Theft - 06/21/17

Municipalities throughout the United States are increasingly being targeted by cyber criminals. In this webinar, you will learn about the types of risks that townships face in their battle to protect their data, as well as that of their employees and residents, how to respond in the event of a data breach or lawsuits that arise from breaches, cyber insurance policies, and best practices you can implement to lessen your township’s exposure. 


Webinar - Public Works 411: Keeping Your Community Informed - 05/24/17

Nobody likes traffic congestion, especially when they don’t know about it. this webinar will provide insight into how to inform local drivers of your township’s planned road maintenance activities so the traveling public will know what roads not to take and how they can get around any potential traffic congestion.


Webinar - Putting the Zeal in Zoning: How to be an Effective ZHB Member - 06/14/17

What is a zoning hearing board? How do you become appointed to the board? What role does the board play in zoning decisions? These are just a few of the questions that will be answered during this introductory course to serving on a zoning hearing board. Individuals who would like more information about municipal zoning hearing boards or newly appointed board members are encouraged to attend this webinar. 


Webinar - Safety Dance: Road Crew Training Protocols - 06/28/17

Whether they are working in the blistering heat, freezing cold, or during dangerous weather such as tornadoes and lightning storms, your road crews face special challenges as they try to keep safe from the elements. This webinar will review the safety practices and training protocols your township should have in place to teach your employees how to be safe in all weather conditions.


Webinar - The Changing Regulatory Landscape for Outdoor Advertising Signs and Devices - 07/12/17

Trying to figure out how to address all of the various outdoor signs popping up in your municipality, including electronic signs, billboards, and political signs? In this webinar, you will learn about all of the options available, best practices to help your municipality avoid costly litigation, and what other municipalities have been doing to regulate signs in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s landmark sign decision in Reed v. Town of Gilbert.


Zoning Administration 101 - 6/7/17 - Westmoreland County

This course is designed for zoning officers, land use administrators, planners, and elected officials and will address all elements of administering Pennsylvania zoning and municipal land use laws.


Zoning Administration 101 - 6/8/17 - Cumberland County

This course is designed for zoning officers, land use administrators, planners, and elected officials and will address all elements of administering Pennsylvania zoning and municipal land use laws.


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