• Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/17/2022 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

    Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on actionable solutions to common fundraising problems. Chad will reveal the most common barriers to effective fundraising at community-based volunteer fire departments and provide tips for overcoming them. Attendees will also be given free access to document samples and templates which will help to fast track the implementation of these solutions. Ample time will be reserved for questions so that attendees can also pick Chad’s brain for solutions to their “not so common” fundraising challenges.

    Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on actionable solutions to common fundraising problems. Chad will reveal the most common barriers to effective fundraising at community-based volunteer fire departments and provide tips for overcoming them. Attendees will also be given free access to document samples and templates which will help to fast track the implementation of these solutions. Ample time will be reserved for questions so that attendees can also pick Chad’s brain for solutions to their “not so common” fundraising challenges.

    Qualifies for 1.5 PMGA Administration Point

    Date:

                   May 17, 2022

    Time:

                    7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Registration Fee:

                    Member* -  $ 35.00

                    Non-Member –  $ 45.00

                    

                 *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

    CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.


    ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER NEEDS:

    If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/25/2022 at 9:30 AM (EDT)

    This seminar will cover a wide variety of emerging and important trends and issues vital to the practice of every municipal solicitor. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from experts and network with your peers from around the state.

    This seminar will cover a wide variety of emerging and important trends and issues vital to the practice of every municipal solicitor. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from experts and network with your peers from around the state. 

    This class is eligible for 5 CLE credits.

    Agenda:    TBD

     

    Date:
                              April 24, 2022

          
    Class Time:      9:30 a.m. - 3:30 pm

    Location:
                              Hotel Hershey
                              100 Hotel Road
                              Hershey, PA  17033

    Registration Fee:  
       
         $ 175.00** - Member
         $ 225.00** - Non-member

         ** 5 CLE credits are included

    Cancellation/No-Show Policy:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar or virtual class at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For in-person classes, refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/24/2022 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    Join your colleagues from around the state for this newly REVISED class where Diana Patton, who has spent 30 years as a township secretary/treasurer and the last 19 years as a Certified QuickBooks Instructor and Trainer, will show you all the ways you can use QuickBooks to better serve the financial needs of your municipality.

    Join your colleagues from around the state for this newly REVISED class where Diana Patton, who has spent 30 years as a township secretary/treasurer and the last 19 years as a Certified QuickBooks Instructor and Trainer, will show you all the ways you can use QuickBooks to better serve the financial needs of your municipality.

    ·      Chart of Accounts – Diana will discuss how to properly set up your Chart of Accounts for auditing and take a deep dive into various reports that will help you with monthly meetings, budgets, payroll reports, and year-end reporting.

    ·      Accounts Payable – Do you enter bills or simply write checks? Diana will review the benefits of Accounts Payable, the history behind entering bills, and how to properly apply credits.

    ·      Invoicing  - Why would my Township invoice ? 

    ·      Deposits – Learn the difference between entering deposits and using “Sales Receipts” to get revenue history and how to create an item list to get you started.  

    ·      Custom Liability v. Scheduled Liability Payments – Learn why it is sometimes necessary to use the custom page and how to do it. 

    ·      Miscellaneous – Diana will also explain how to clean up your QuickBooks and will cover other names, merging names and unreconciled checks.

    Diana Patton, who has over 30 years of experience as a township secretary/treasurer, started using QuickBooks in 1992 to manage her township’s financial records. In 2000, she left her full-time job working for a school district and ventured out to pursue a career as a QuickBooks Instructor and Trainer. She has spent the last 19 years getting certified in QuickBooks Desktop and Online and is an Intuit Recognized Solution Provider and Preferred Reseller of all Intuit products.

    Eligible for 6 PMGA  Administration Points

     

    DATE:        April 24, 2022
     

    TIME:                 
                     9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

     
                                         

    REGISTRATION:  
       
                      $ 135.00* - Member
                      $ 185.00 - Non-member

         

    *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

        

    CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.


    ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER NEEDS:

    If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.

  • Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/20/2022 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

    With a heightened focus on diversity and inclusion, there is a spotlight on responses to alleged discrimination and harassment inside and outside of the workplace. This webinar is designed to help township supervisors and their staff identify issues that require rapid response, the process and procedures necessary to effectively address these issues and conducting an objective and thorough investigation to ensure the safety and equal treatment of employees and constituents and to minimize liability.

    With a heightened focus on diversity and inclusion, there is a spotlight on responses to alleged discrimination and harassment inside and outside of the workplace. This webinar is designed to help township supervisors and their staff identify issues that require rapid response, the process and procedures necessary to effectively address these issues and conducting an objective and thorough investigation to ensure the safety and equal treatment of employees and constituents and to minimize liability.

    Qualifies for 1 PMGA Administration Point

    Eligible for 1 CLE Credit

    Date:

                   April 20, 2022

    Time:

                    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Registration Fee:

                    Member* -  $ 30.00

                    Non-Member –  $ 40.00

                    CLE Credit - $ 15.00              

                 *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

    CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.


    ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER NEEDS:

    If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/07/2022 at 10:30 AM (EDT)

    Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on reporting impact to our donors. We’ll examine how print/mailed communications work in tandem with email to ensure our donors are informed and engaged. And we’ll look at systems to simplify the development of these vital fundraising tools.

    Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on reporting impact to our donors. We’ll examine how print/mailed communications work in tandem with email to ensure our donors are informed and engaged. And we’ll look at systems to simplify the development of these vital fundraising tools.

    Qualifies for 1.5 PMGA Administration Point

    Date:

                   April 7, 2022

    Time:

                    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Registration Fee:

                    Member* -  $ 35.00

                    Non-Member –  $ 45.00               

                 *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

    CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.


    ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER NEEDS:

    If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/07/2022 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    This is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know.Topics covered will range from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement.

    This is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know. Topics covered will range from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement. 

    Qualifies for 6 PMGA Administration points

    Date:               

                April 7, 2022

    Class Time:      

                 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    Location:

                  College Township
                  1481 E. College Avenue
                  State College, PA 16801                                     

    REGISTRATION FEE:

                    Member* -  $ 75.00
                    Non-Member –  $ 125.00
         
                    
                       *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

        
    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.

     

  • Contains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/30/2022 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

    Learn from the fair housing team at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) about practical steps that you can take to stay in compliance with fair housing laws and promote equitable housing opportunities within your municipality.

    Learn from the fair housing team at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) about practical steps that you can take to stay in compliance with fair housing laws and promote equitable housing opportunities within your municipality.  We’ll cover topics including:  

    • What is fair housing and what laws you need to be aware of 
    • How to handle reasonable accommodation requests from individuals with disabilities 
    • How zoning decisions impact fair housing choice 
    • The fair housing impacts of nuisance ordinances 
    • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing in your community 
    • Fair Housing resources throughout Pennsylvania 
    • Resources for local governments at PHRC

    Qualifies for 1 PMGA Administration Point 

    Eligible for 1 Continuing Legal Education  (CLE) credit

    Date: 

                   March 30, 2022

    Time: 

                    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

    Registration Fee: 

                    Member* -  $ 30.00 

                    Non-Member –  $ 40.00 

                  CLE Credit - $ 15.00

                     

                 *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials). 

    CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY: 

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice. 
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee.  
    For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced. 

     
    ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER NEEDS: 

    If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159. 

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 03/24/2022 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    This is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know. Topics covered will range from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement.

    This is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know. Topics covered will range from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement. 

    Qualifies for 6 PMGA Administration points

    Date:               

                March 24, 2022

    Class Time:      

                 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    Location:

                 Thornbury Township
                  800 E Street Road
                  West Chester, PA 19382

                                         

    REGISTRATION FEE:

                    Member* -  $ 75.00
                    Non-Member –  $ 125.00
         
                    
                       *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

        
    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.

     

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 03/22/2022 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    This is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know.Topics covered will range from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement.

    This is your opportunity to learn from acknowledged experts about all the most important issues township secretaries and managers need to know. Topics covered will range from budgeting, purchasing, advertising and meeting management all the way to human resource issues and public engagement. 

    Qualifies for 6 PMGA Administration points

    Date:               

                March 22, 2022

    Class Time:      

                 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    Location:

                  PSATS Education Center
                  4855 Woodland Drive
                  Enola, PA 17025

                                         

    REGISTRATION FEE:

                    Member* -  $ 75.00
                    Non-Member –  $ 125.00
         
                    
                       *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).

        
    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY:

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
    For classes, refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.

     

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/10/2022 at 1:00 PM (EST)

    This virtual class is broken out into two half-day sessions. It is designed to provide each student with a fundamental understanding and working knowledge of QuickBooks Accounting Software, and is intended to demonstrate the application of QuickBooks and QuickBooks Pro to assist in municipal accounting. We will review how to set up your company files and create your DCED Compliant Chart of Accounts. From start to finish, how to write a check, make a deposit and reconcile your checking account. You will learn how to set up vendors and customers for all of your information that you could possibly need to replace that old rolodex. (note: no payroll will be addressed in this class)

    This virtual class is broken out into two half-day sessions. It is designed to provide each student with a fundamental understanding and working knowledge of QuickBooks Accounting Software, and is intended to demonstrate the application of QuickBooks and QuickBooks Pro to assist in municipal accounting. We will review how to set up your company files and create your DCED Compliant Chart of Accounts. From start to finish, how to write a check, make a deposit and reconcile your checking account. You will learn how to set up vendors and customers for all of your information that you could possibly need to replace that old rolodex. (note: no payroll will be addressed in this class) 

    Qualifies for 6 PMGA Administration Point 

    Date: 

                   March 10, 2022 - Session 1

               March 17, 2022 - Session 2

    Time: 

                   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

     

    Registration Fee: 

                    Member* -  $ 135.00 

                    Non-Member –  $ 185.00 

                     

                 *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials). 

    CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS / NO SHOW POLICY: 

    Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to cancellations@psats.org; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice. 
    Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee.  
    For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced. 

     
    ACCESSIBILITY & OTHER NEEDS: 

    If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.