Local Government

Upcoming Local Government Programs

January-February 2021

UW-Madison Division of Extension Local Government Education publishes this announcement of statewide programs monthly. It includes UW-Madison Division of Extension programming and other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. Asterisked (*) programs are UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education programs. Information about UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education and its programming may be found at localgovernment.extension.wisc.edu. Please send us brochures and announcements of programs of statewide interest to the attention of Hannah Katz (hakatz2@wisc.edu).Please contact the specified program sponsor with questions about any particular programs.


January 2021

  • Monday, January 25, 2020– “Wisconsin Rural Economic Summit” – UW-Extension, Wisconsin Rural Partners – 1:00- 4:00 p.m. Discuss pressing issues and opportunities faced by communities and learn strategies to foster economic opportunities and well-being in rural communities. Register: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_baC4bxzWG4CfpUp


February 2021

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021– “Elements of Digital Style: Updated Guidelines for Today’s Content Editors” – Certified Public Manager Program. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Learn styles for digital layout, content, and text. Cost: $225, gov’t/ nonprofit $125. Register: https://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/classes/elements-of-digital-style/
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2021– “Managing Time, Multiple Priorities, and Interruptions” – Certified Public Manager Program. 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. Learn  to identify behaviors and create strategies so they are more effective at work. Cost: $365; gov’t/ nonprofit: $255; CPM candidates: $225. Register: https://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/classes/manage-time-priorities-interruptions/
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021– “Chief Executives Winter Workshop” – League of Wisconsin Municipalities. 1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Cost: $50. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.lwm-info.org/


An EEO/AA employer, UW-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and American with Disabilities (ADA) requirements. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed. Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. Requests are kept confidential.