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Elected Officials Academy

The Elected Officials Academy (EOA) is a program designed exclusively for municipal elected officials.

Level I

Level I course content covers various aspects of municipal leadership and topics such as charters, ethics, open records, municipal finance, strategic planning, and more! 

2022 Virtual Program - January 18, 20, 25, 27

Program fee: $210 (invoiced to the city)

Session 1 - January 18 - Foundations & Charters
Session 2 - January 20 - Ethics, Open Records, Public Meetings
Session 3 - January 25 - Effective Meetings, Finance
Session 4 - January 27 - Human Resources, Strategic Planning, and Panel

All sessions will take place on Zoom from 5:00-7:30 Eastern/4:00-6:30 Central.

All four sessions are required if you would like to earn a certificate of completion. Up to two missed sessions may be completed by makeup recording.

Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registered participants the week before the first session. 

Registration deadline: January 11

Register: Contact Doug Brown, Training Coordinator, (865) 974-9140

For questions about the program, contact Doug Brown, Training Coordinator, (865) 974-9140, or Johanna Owenby, Training Consultant, (865) 974-9858. 


Level II

Level II topics include human resources, fire, police, public works, and risk management. Level II is usually offered in conjunction with the TML Annual Conference.

For registration and information, contact Doug Brown, Trainining Coordinator, (865) 974-9140 or Yolanda Dillard, Training Consultant, (901) 410-5386. 

Elected Officials Academy Brochure