Free Online Educational Workshops Offered to County 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) 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.

  • Using County Health Indicators to Inform Local Policy Decisions
    Thursday, May 05, 2011
    2:00 PM – 3:15 PM  Eastern Time

    Many health data sources and tools exist that can help identify health assets and challenges within your community.  Join us as speakers demonstrate how your county can utilize community health and quality of life indicator information to help inform policy decisions and more effectively target local public health resources.
  • Managing Your Message in the Digital Age of Communications (Members Only Educationg)
    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Eastern Time

    Reporters are blogging and posting stories online all day long. Your constituents – armed with smart phones – are Tweeting and posting “status updates” each day too. While the technologies are changing, the rules of media relations and public communications have not. Learn basic media relations best practices and the DOs and DONTs of using social media. This webinar is especially useful for newly elected officials or those who have yet to take the plunge into social media.

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