IPA-Affiliated Events

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

State and Local Finance Basics for Officials
This new course, “Local Government Leadership 102,” focuses on basic financial practices for local government. The training will include understanding the important components of the state operating and capital budget and how understanding the state budget schedule can help local governments.

December 9, 2016 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Bert Scoglietti, Kimberly Reinagel-Nietubicz, Gene Dvornick

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: December 8

Planning Your Community’s Future
“Planning 101” will provide valuable information for all officials who take part in community planning and land-development matters.

January 13, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Ed O’Donnell, AICP; Linda Raab, AICP; Max Walton, Esq.; and David Edgell, AICP

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: January 12

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

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: Wendy Carey, PhD, CFM; 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.