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Coaching helps everyone benefit from sharing best practices and gaining perspectives from others with a fresh perspective.
Build your innovation playbook at one of the five 2019 ICMA Regional Conferences!
ICMA University's mission is to advance the profession of local government management through learning and skills enhancement.
ICMA's Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers and promotes lifelong learning.
What role will you play in shaping the future of the local government profession?ICMA's NextUp initiative is a multifaceted approach to developing and growing the local government management profession, those who aspire to serve in leadership roles, and the organizations and communities they serve. NextUp promotes membership in ICMA, which provides access to important resources and a professional network that can help local government staff achieve their leadership goals.THE NextUp Initiative is for...Local government managers who know the ability to successfully lead their communities includes a strong organization supported by skilled and ethical staff membersLocal government staff who desire to develop their professional skills, excel within their organization and advance to local government leadership rolesYou Are NextUp. Get Started Below.ManagersStaff
ICMA offers affordable membership for entry-level, mid-management and department directors.
ICMA offers an academic membership for students, full-time academics, and interns.
ICMA's services and resources provide a global context for over 400 members outside the United States representing over 30 countries.
ICMA is proud to have a membership base of over 10,000+ local government management professionals.
Reach out to a new member in your area, get up-to-date contact information or find members by jurisdiction.
Groups provide local government professionals the opportunity to connect with colleagues, discuss a shared interest, or collaborate on a project.
Resources for short and long term emergency management can be located within this ICMA Smart Search.
ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director Karen Daly has collected accounts from several managers, most of whom are still grappling with the long-term recovery process.
Professional local government management makes a difference in the communities that employ it.
An orientation is needed for all members, not simply those who are the most recently elected.
ICMA offers members a number of opportunities to volunteer internationally. A couple members share their experiences in honor of Volunteering Month.
Communities that recruit and retain retirees will have a competitive advantage compared to communities that ignore this wave of talent and resources.
What's inside: A sampling of smart-growth-based codes from the Sustainable Communities Advisory Committee.
In honor of Celebrating Diversity Month, here are some tips from the Flossmoor, Illinois, a 2018 Local Government Excellence Award winner.
What to Consider When an Ethics Crisis Threatens to Derail the Organization
ICMA Strategic Partners eCivis and The Ferguson Group provide scholarships for two members to attend the Senior Executives in State and Local Government this summer.
VLGMA President talks about Local Government Education Week.