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Public Officials Training at ACE

Public Officials Certificate Courses: ACE offers a targeted program for new and returning public official attendees to help them make informed decisions around utility operations and finances. The three courses are designed for mayors, water and wastewater board commissioners, and council members, and will include information about key water issues and strategies to address them. The courses may be taken individually or together, depending on what topics are most relevant to you. In addition, a exclusive breakfast caucus program is available - details are below. 

Course Details:

CRT1 – Introduction to Water and Sewer Operating Environments

Monday, June 10, 2024 1:00  -  5:00 p.m.

Individual Course: $110 Member | $210 Nonmember

Officials completing this course will acquire a basic understanding of the regulatory environment and water supply concerns surrounding public water systems. The course will discuss the regulatory environment that utilities operate in and why, the rule making process and permitting agencies. 

*Please note: CRT courses are available at an additional cost to public officials only. You must be registered for the conference itself, in order to add on a CRT course. 

CRT2 – Water and Sewer Infrastructure, Operations, and Maintenance

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Individual Course: $110 Member | $120 Nonmember

This course explores the mission and inner workings of water treatment and piping assets, with a focus on the management of these assets to protect public health and reduce outage risk, including maintenance requirements and utility expenditures.

*Please note: CRT courses are available at an additional cost to public officials only. You must be registered for the conference itself, in order to add on a CRT course. 

 

CRT3 – Where are the People: Staffing and Sustaining Utility Systems

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Individual Course: $110 Member | $120 Nonmember

 A high-performance water system requires high performing staff. Explore the challenge of finding, managing and retaining top quality staff in today's complicated and competitive job market. 

*Please note: CRT courses are available at an additional cost to public officials only. You must be registered for the conference itself, in order to add on a CRT course. 

CRT4 – All Three Courses (CRT1, CRT2 and CRT3)

Combined Courses: $300 Member | $600 Nonmember

This option includes all three courses above (CRT1, CRT2, and CRT3). AWWA will award a Certificate of Completion after completing all three courses.

*Please note: CRT courses are available at an additional cost to public officials only. You must be registered for the conference itself, in order to add on a CRT course. 

Public Officials Breakfast and Caucus

Public Officials Breakfast & Caucus: free to elected and appointed public officials attending the conference, this special event will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Registration is required, and is open to elected or appointed public officials only. Sign up during the standard registration process and you will be contacted with additional details prior to June. 

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"Although I am not a member of either council, the opportunity to sit in on meetings of the Public Affairs Council and the Water Utility Council provided significant learning for me, along with the opportunity to meet and talk with the very active leaders that are members of the councils."