PSATS Virtual Boot Camp
Created just for you — newly elected (or veteran) supervisors, other newly elected officials, and new secretaries/managers. Learn the everyday tasks to running a municipality and explore the tools and resources available to help you do your job successfully.
2021 Engineers Virtual Spring Seminar - 4/19 & 4/20/2021Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/19/2021 at 8:30 AM (EDT)
The 2021 Spring Township Engineer’s Seminar is a 2-day on-line event held this year from 8:30 -11:30 a.m. the mornings of Monday, April 19 and Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Each morning's agenda (draft agenda below), 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 per day.
2021 Solicitors Virtual Spring Seminar - 4/19/21Includes a Live Web Event on 04/19/2021 at 9:30 AM (EDT)
This virtual, on-line 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.
2021 Emergency Management Virtual Spring Educational Forum - 4/21 & 22/21Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/21/2021 at 8:30 AM (EDT)
Join your EMC colleagues from around the state at this 2-day, highly-interactive online meeting, and hear informative presentations from local and state emergency management personnel and 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.
QuickBooks Tips and Tricks - Virtual Class - 4/22 & 29/21Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/22/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Join PSATS and your colleagues from around the state for this two session, newly REVISED virtual 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.
2021 PAAZO Spring Virtual Educational Forum - 4/23 & 30/ 2021Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/23/2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
This two-day virtual 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.
20 Great Policies, Procedures, and Forms - Virtual - 4/26/21Includes a Live Web Event on 04/26/2021 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
When it comes to developing new and better ways do get the job done right, township officials are second to none. In this fun and face-paced workshop, you'll learn a variety of interesting policies and procedures -- from common sense to creative -- that are designed to enhance your community's day-to-day operations. You'll also receive some great and attractive forms that your staff and residents will love.
20 Ways to Improve Your Public Meetings - Virtual - 4/26/21Includes a Live Web Event on 04/26/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
It's time for your monthly meeting, and you couldn't be more excited! Well, maybe not...which is understandable because public meetings can sometimes get difficult. If you grow a little anxious as meeting day approaches, this session is for you. Learn how to build a better meeting structure, prepare better meeting materials, improve communications with residents, and more!
Why Saving With COSTARS is Sweeter Than a Chocolate Bar! - Virtual - 4/27/21Includes a Live Web Event on 04/27/2021 at 9:30 AM (EDT)
Attend this session to learn about COSTARS, including tips for navigating the website, searching contracts, and negotiating with suppliers to save taxpayer money on goods and services. The presenters will share money-saving success stories from COSTARS members, and participants will have the opportunity to share their own.
Right-to-Know Law Update: The Second Decade - Virtual - 4/27/21Includes a Live Web Event on 04/27/2021 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
This session will explore significant Right-to-Know Law decisions in the last year from both the courts and the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records. The presenters will also review legislative changes that affect your open records procedures and public record determinations.
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