Classroom Based

  • Flagger Training - 3/2/21 - Erie County

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 03/02/2021 at 9:00 AM (EST)

    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.

  • Flagger Training - 3/9/21 - Allegheny County

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 03/09/2021 at 9:00 AM (EST)

    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.

  • Duties of a Zoning Hearing Board - 3/25/21 - Allegheny County

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 03/25/2021 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

    From making decisions on contentious public issues to learning the ins and outs of the Municipalities Planning Code, being a member of a zoning hearing board can be a challenge. In this course, Elam Herr, retired PSATS’ assistant executive director and the chair of the East Hempfield Township (Lancaster) zoning hearing board, has a wealth of experience and will help you to better navigate this challenge. Topics to be covered include procedures for deciding variances and special exceptions, handling hearing-related questions, Ethics Act requirements and much more. Attendees will also learn specific, practical tips that will leave them better prepared for their next meeting or hearing. While this course is geared more toward newer zoning hearing board members, those looking for a refresher on their obligations will also benefit.

  • Duties of a Zoning Hearing Board - 4/9/21 - Luzerne County

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/09/2021 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

    From making decisions on contentious public issues to learning the ins and outs of the Municipalities Planning Code, being a member of a zoning hearing board can be a challenge. In this course, Elam Herr, retired PSATS’ assistant executive director and the chair of the East Hempfield Township (Lancaster) zoning hearing board, has a wealth of experience and will help you to better navigate this challenge. Topics to be covered include procedures for deciding variances and special exceptions, handling hearing-related questions, Ethics Act requirements and much more. Attendees will also learn specific, practical tips that will leave them better prepared for their next meeting or hearing. While this course is geared more toward newer zoning hearing board members, those looking for a refresher on their obligations will also benefit.

  • Essentials of Township Public Safety - 4/18/21 - Dauphin County

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/18/2021 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    This class will discuss the full range of emergency management and public safety topics such as fire service, emergency management, police, ambulance service, mutual aid, homeland security, and municipal liability for volunteers, along with developing an effective township emergency management program, encompassing an all-hazards approach for preparing to respond to any natural or man-made disasters which your township could face.

  • QuickBooks Tips and Tricks - 4/18/21 - Dauphin County

    Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/18/2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    Come join PSATS and your colleagues from around the state for this newly developed class where Diana Patton, who over 25 years as a township secretary/treasurer before becoming 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.

  • 2021 Emergency Management Spring Educational Forum - 4/18/21 - Dauphin County

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/18/2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    Join your EMC colleagues from around the state and hear informative presentations from local and state emergency management personnel at this highly-interactive meeting, as well as hear the latest news and information from PEMA and TEMA. Additional presentations will address in-depth and practical ways to ensure the development and maintenance of an effective and efficient emergency operation program, and will highlight township exercise practices.

  • 2021 PAAZO Spring Educational Forum - 4/18/21 - Dauphin County

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/18/2021 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    This full-day program explores issues that zoning officers, planning and zoning officials face on a regular basis, and discusses effective strategies to address them. Attendees are eligible to receive five (5) continuing education credits toward their "Certified Zoning Officer" designation and/or 5 PMGA Planning/Zoning points.

  • Leadership 101: Effective Supervision and Why It Matters - 4/18/21- Dauphin County

    Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/18/2021 at 12:30 PM (EDT)

    In this class, we will review data demonstrating the impact that effective -- and ineffective -- supervision has on employees and organizations and provide an overview of the 10 keys to effective supervision. Attendees will learn the core tenets of servant leadership and how emotional intelligence is the No.1 influence in achieving success as a leader.

  • 2021 Engineers Spring Seminar - 4/19 & 4/20/2021 - Dauphin County

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/19/2021 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    The spring Township Engineer’s Seminar is a separate event held in conjunction with the PSATS Annual Educational Conference in Hershey, PA. Each day’s agenda includes important issues of interest to municipal engineers and their local government clients taught by knowledgeable and respected subject matter experts. We encourage your attendance at both these short, but interactive and informative sessions, each of which provide 3 PDHs.