LELA Calendar of Events

Orientation category


 Course or Program Date(s) Location Number of Credits
Essentials of County Government January 6-7, 2017 Winston-Salem  18 
Essentials of County Government January 25-26, 2017  Asheville  18 
Essentials of County Government February 8-9, 2017  Raleigh  18 
Essentials of County Government  February 22-23, 2017  New Bern  18 


Workshops and Programs category



Course or Program Date(s) Location Number of credits
Development Finance Toolbox  September 21-22, 2016  Chapel Hill  12 
NC Rural Assembly: Growing Better Together  September 26-27, 2016 Cary 9
Managing High Emotion and Contention in Public Hearings September 30, 2016  Greenville
Capital Budgeting for Elected Officials October 7, 2016  Pittsboro
Managing High Emotion and Contention in Public Hearings  October 20, 2016  Asheville 
Engaging Women in Public Service  October 21, 2016  Raleigh
Public-Private Partnerships for Revitalization in NC Communities  October 25, 2016  Raleigh 
Group Decision Traps and How to Avoid Them November 17, 2016  Kernersville 
LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials January 6, 2017  Winston-Salem 
Leading Your County Governing Board: An Orientation for County Board Chairs January 11, 2017 Raleigh 6
Budgeting for County Officials January 11, 2017 Raleigh 6
LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials  January 25, 2017  Asheville 
LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials  February 8, 2017  Raleigh 
Managing Conflict Effectively for Elected Officials  February 10, 2017  Chapel Hill 
LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials  February 22, 2017 New Bern 
Meeting Procedure  February 24, 2017  Asheville 
Strategic Planning for Elected Officials March 10, 2017  TBD 
Media Relations for Elected Officials  March 15, 2017  Chapel Hill 
Strategic Planning for Elected Officials  March 24, 2017  TBD 


NCACC-sponsored programs and service to the Association



Course or Program Date(s) Location Number of credits
NCACC Legislative Goals Conference  January 12-13, 2017  Raleigh 
Convening on Medicaid Processing  January 24-25, 2017  Raleigh 
NACo Legislative Conference February 25 - March 1, 2017 Washington, DC 6
NACo Annual Conference July 21-24, 2017 Columbus, Ohio 6
NCACC 110th Annual Conference August 10-13, 2017 Durham 9


Membership on steering/advisory committees and task forces is worth 6 credits annually, provided certain attendance standards are met. Membership on the Board of Directors is worth 18 credits (attendance standards apply). Service as an NCACC officer is worth 24 credits.