IPA-Affiliated Events

You can register for most of our events online with either a major credit card or online check.

Municipal Clerks Certificate Training Program
A 40-hour program consisting of six Friday sessions. The International Institute of Municipal
Clerks recognizes this program for CMC and MMC certification. Interested in taking these courses for MMC certification credits? Contact Fran Fletcher at franf@udel.edu.

March 10, 17, 24, 31, and April 7 and 21, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kent County Levy Court Building | Dover, Del.

Cost: $475

Register now | download program flyerPDF icon | download MMC course list PDF icon
| Registration deadline: February 27

Land-Use Law and Regulation
“Planning 102” focuses on land-use law. Topics include basic principles governing land-use law, delegation of authority, due process, just compensation, and vested rights.

February 10, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Ed O’Donnell, AICP, and Max Walton, Esq.

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: February 9

Land-Use and Development Administration
“Planning 103” is primarily a lecture course designed to build the skills for administering and interpreting land-use regulations. Participants will be introduced to zoning, subdivision, and land-use codes.

March 3, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Linda Raab, AICP, and Ann Marie Townshend, AICP

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: March 2

Advanced Land-Use and Development Administration
“Planning 203” is a new hands-on course designed to provide participants with table-top exercises to build their skills for administering and interpreting land-use regulations.

March 24, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Linda Raab, AICP, and Ann Marie Townshend, AICP

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: March 23

Developing Your Strategy for Economic Development
Whether a formal report adopted by council or a back-of-the-envelope exercise worked out on-the-fly, an economic development strategy can work to guide municipal decision-making and encourage private investment in your community. “Planning 213” is a new session that advances concepts and principles for scoping, developing, and implementing your community’s economic development strategy.

April 28, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Troy Mix, AICP; Maureen Feeney Roser; and Ann Marie Townshend, AICP

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: April 27

Creating a Flood Ready Community
This popular course returns for the fourth year. “Planning 201” reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated through planning, codes, and ordinances. It covers floodplain requirements for municipalities and tools for adapting to flood risk. Sources of funding and technical assistance will also be presented. Catered lunch and
networking session will immediately follow the training, from noon–1 p.m.

May 19, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Phil Barnes, PhD; Danielle Swallow; and Greg Williams

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: May 18

A limited number of registration fee waivers are available for municipal officials, based on financial need. Fees will be covered by the Delaware Coastal Training Program. To request a fee waiver, please email Kelly Valencik, Coastal Training Program Coordinator at kelly.valencik@state.de.us.