Virtual Classroom

  • The ABCs for Elected Auditors - Virtual Class - 1/20/22

    Includes a Live Web Event on 01/20/2022 at 1:00 PM (EST)

    In this virtual class, you will learn about the responsibilities of elected auditors under the Second Class Township Code, the nuts and bolts of conducting a thorough audit of the township’s finances, how to best navigate DCED’s online financial reporting requirements, and ways to ensure a healthy working relationship between the elected auditors and the township. This class will benefit not only elected auditors, but also those township employees who are responsible for coordinating the audit from the township’s side. The presenters will be Lisa Myers, a CPA from Boyer & Ritter with substantial experience with municipal finance, Scott Coburn, PSATS’ Counsel and Education Director, and Michael Williams with DCED’s Municipal Statistics Office.

  • 2021 Solicitors Virtual Fall Seminar - 11/4/21 - East

    Includes a Live Web Event on 11/04/2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    In the Solicitors Virtual Fall Seminar learn from experts on a wide variety of topics critical to the practice of a municipal solicitor. Specific agenda items will be updated when finalized.

  • CMV/CDL Records Management - Virtual Training - 10/27/21

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/27/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    This virtual training workshop will review CMV/CDL employee and vehicle paperwork, including pre-employment inquiries regarding a CDL applicant's records in the FMCSA Clearinghouse; requests for CMV driver's license information from PennDOT; annually reviewing each CDL drivers records in the Clearinghouse; CMV daily vehicle inspection, maintenance, and repair reports; the employer's required policy on CDL drug and alcohol testing; and a general overview of all the CDL regulations.

  • QuickBooks Year-End Reports - Virtual Training - 10/26/21

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/26/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    In this virtual class, you will learn how to print W-2s and 1099s and file all year-end taxes and reports with the Internal Revenue Service and state agencies.

  • CDL - Probable Cause Training for CDL Supervisory Personnel - Virtual Training - 10/26/21

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/26/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Virtual Training Class - 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. This workshop addresses these federal requirements by providing supervisory personnel with a working understanding of the federal CDL regulations, including on-the-job probable cause procedures.

  • 2021 Engineers Virtual Fall Seminar - 10/21/21

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/21/2021 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    This full-day virtual seminar is designed to meet the educational interests and busy schedules of consulting engineers by providing a focused overview of important issues of interest to municipal engineers and their local government clients. In addition to the opportunity to learn from and engage in dialogue with highly regarded faculty members, attendees will receive handout materials and certificate of attendance.

  • Breaking Down Generational Differences in Order to Build Up Your Team - Virtual Class - 10/12/21

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/12/2021 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    Today’s workforce is more diverse than at any other time in history. While leading such an eclectic group with a variety of wants, needs, hopes, and dreams can be challenging, success and effectiveness are possible. This discussion will examine generational differences, as well as the unique value that each group brings to the table. It will identify some key similarities and shared beliefs that can sometimes go overlooked. Ultimately, the discussion will be used as a foundation on which to improve team communication and increase employee motivation.

  • 2021 Solicitors Virtual Fall Seminar - 10/7/21 - Central

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/07/2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    In the Solicitors Virtual Fall Seminar learn from experts on a wide variety of topics critical to the practice of a municipal solicitor. Specific agenda items include a municipal legal update game show, social media and the First Amendment, signs, spot zoning and short-term rentals, and a legal and legislative update.

  • Budgets with QuickBooks - Virtual Training - 10/6/21

    Includes a Live Web Event on 10/06/2021 at 1:30 PM (EDT)

    This virtual training class will teach how to pull years of financial data from QuickBooks and send to Excel to more easily create your proposed township budget.

  • 2021 Solicitors Virtual Fall Seminar - 9/28/21 - West

    Includes a Live Web Event on 09/28/2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

    In the Solicitors Virtual Fall Seminar learn from experts on a wide variety of topics critical to the practice of a municipal solicitor. Specific agenda items include municipal regulation of 5G wireless facilities, recent trends in health, safety and welfare legislation, police personnel management, divided boards and a recent legal and legislative update.