Free Educational Opportunities Offered to Local Officials

Join thousands of county officials and staff around the country in timely, practical education in one or more of the many topics on NACo’s agenda. Register by linking to the webinar(s) you select from the list that follows.  When you join the webinar, you’ll hear the presentation live by your choice of either phone or computer, and you’ll see the presentation on your computer screen. If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Odorimah, Education and Training Associate, at or 202.942.4225.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 (Members Only Education
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Engaging your residents in the practice of local governance begins with showing them the scope and the impact of county government.  Hear from NACo President Glen Whitley, staffer Kathryn Murphy and County Manager Randall Reid of Alachua County, FL about programs, services and activities that promote county government through outreach in the community.  NACo Research Director Jacqueline Byers will moderate.

Thursday, March 24, 2011
2:00 pm – 3:15pm

County officials and local health departments can be actively engaged in community health needs assessments, which the Affordable Care Act requires nonprofit hospitals to conduct to demonstrate they are taking on uncompensated care in their communities.  Learn the basic principles of community health needs assessments, how to ensure that the local health care safety net burden is shared and about a new template designed specifically for rural areas to meet the law’s requirements.

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