American Citizen Planner – Indiana provides training to Indiana citizen planners who currently serve or plan to serve on area or advisory plan commissions. The program features 28 units of online content detailing core planning theories, practices, and processes. A comprehensive assessment and two in-person training events reinforce the content learned in the units. The program is hosted by a local Purdue Extension educator for either a county or a region.
On Local Government provides local elected officials and community leaders with timely information and resources about the local government revenue system, legislative changes, the state budget and other issues that impact local government finance. The programming consists of three informational webinars each year hosted at local Extension offices or viewed individually by local elected officials as well as regional programs where specialists and educators take local elected officials and community leaders through the local government revenue system with their own community’s data. In addition to webinars and workshops, On Local Government provides an array of resources for understanding local government finance.