Complimentary ICMA Coaching Program webinars give local government professionals of all career stages the opportunity to bolster skills and learn about new and leading practices, strategies, tactics, developing issues, and trends in the profession of local government management. Participation in free coaching webinars also qualifies for ICMA-CM (Voluntary Credentialing Program) credit.

  • Register for the coaching webinars or watch the archives from the links below
  • Download the 2023 flyer 
  • Join our coaching email list to receive program information.
  • Become a State Partner: We are grateful for the ICMA Coaching State Partners who enable us to provide this program free of charge to both members and non-members. State Partners are able to create their own coaching program by simply utilizing all of ICMA's resources. We encourage more state associations to become partners. For more information about partnerships, email:

Miss a webinar? Watch it anytime! High quality video recordings of Coaching Webinars are available in the ICMA Classroom. If you are searching for a coaching webinar that took place in 2019 or earlier, you can find them in the 2008-2019 Archives.


2023 Live Webinars 

Use these free webinars as professional development events for your team! Webinars are available free of charge to anyone with an ICMA free account. Your team can watch the event and use our discussion questions in the handouts to have a post-webinar professional development session. Register for the webinar and receive a notification when the archived webinar is posted for viewing.

All webinars are 90 minutes, and will be held at: 10:30 AM PT / 11:30 AM MT / 12:30 PM CT / 1:30 PM ET. Preregistration is required for all live webinars.

Fostering Civil Discourse - How Do We Talk About Issues That Matter

Date: Wednesday, May 18

High Performance Local Government - Creating a Culture of Higher Organizational Performance

Date: Thursday, September 7

Career Pathways to Move Up the Local Government Ladder

Date: Thursday, October 19

What to do When Everything is Falling Apart - How to Reset

Date: Thursday, November 16

All webinars are scheduled for 90 minutes, and will be held at: 10:30 AM PT / 11:30 AM MT / 12:30 PM CT / 1:30 PM ET.

Pre-registration is required for all live webinars. Can't watch it live? Register and receive an e-mail when the archive is ready to watch. 

Questions or Suggestions?  For questions or to suggest an outstanding presenter, contact