LELA Calendar of Events


The next round of Essentials of County Government will be offered in the December 2020 through February 2021 timeframe.

Workshops and Programs

Course or Program Date(s) Location Number of credits
Working Together: Counties, School Boards, and Local Funding for Public Schools Oct. 3 Chapel Hill 6
Know Yourself! Understanding Leadership Preferences through the MBTI Oct. 11 Hickory 6
Working Effectively with Citizen Advisory Boards and Committees Oct. 25 Chapel Hill 6
Fiduciary Responsibilities for Local Elected Officials Oct. 29 New Bern 3
Local Government Emergency Management: 'When Disaster Strikes, Are You Ready?' Oct. 29 Hendersonville 6
Capital Budgeting & Infrastructure for Elected Officials Nov. 15 Pittsboro 6
Development Finance Toolbox Dec. 10-11 Chapel Hill 12
Advanced Leadership Corps Feb. 2-7 Chapel Hill 0
Leading the Way to Board Excellence March 5 - June 4 Cullowhee TBD

Note: County commissioners receive a 20 percent discount on any LELA program offered through the UNC School of Government's registration platform. Learn more at www.ncacc.org/LELA.

NCACC-Sponsored Programs and Service to the Association

Course or Program Date(s) Location Number of credits
NACo Legislative Conference Feb. 29 - March 4 Washington, D.C. 6
NACo Annual Conference July 17-20 Orlando, Fla. 6
NCACC 113th Annual Conference August 13-15 Concord 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.