FOR STUDENTS

If you are a high school or college student, these resources can help you learn more about democracy in action at the local level. They also provide you with some guidance to considering a career in professional local government management.

Be Part of the Solution: Choose a Career in Local Government (For High School Students)

As you begin to think about your future—where you want to go to college, what you want to study, and who you want to be—consider pursuing a career in local government management.

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Pursue a Rewarding Career: Become a Professional Local Government Manager (For College Students)

As you think about your future, consider a career in professional local government management. It’s a place where you can make a difference and where you can be the difference.

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FOR TEACHERS

For educators, these resources can help you teach your students about government where it is most accessible, and inspire them to consider a career in public service.

A New Way to Teach Your Students About Democracy (For High School Teachers)

As you help them think about their futures, encourage them to enter public service and consider a career in professional local government management.

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Inspire Your Students to Put Democracy into Action (For College Professors)

As you help them think about their futures, encourage them to enter public service and consider a career in professional local government management.

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Local Government 101

A free, 10-minute Prezi produced by Life, Well Run, which explains the origins and functions of government and the role of the professional local government manager.

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A Teacher’s Companion

This presentation gives a general introduction to the fundamentals of local government operations.

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