Michigan Townships Association

Upcoming Training

A Year Ahead in Ed

Team MTA is excited to share what educational offerings we have coming up in 2023 so that you—and your entire township team—can plan ahead. Click here to learn more.

MTA Professional Development Retreats

Retreats are back and better than ever! Connect with MTA and your fellow officials this fall in the beautiful surrounds of The Highlands in Harbor Springs for two days of exclusive learning, networking and fun. You’ll walk away with insights tailored to your role in the township and connections that will last a lifetime. 

Click here for retreat dates and details or register online now

But hurry, seats are filling fast!

Thank you to our 2023 Professional Development Retreat Sponsors!

MTA brings you a new live webinar every month!

Make the most of your lunch break with MTA’s lunchtime learning series, Now You Know. These live monthly one-hour webinars provide timely updates, insights from our experts and a chance to get your questions answered in real time. Don’t miss our next episode coming to you live at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Elections Update
As communities across the state are gearing up for the next election, MTA’s own Cindy Dodge is poised to ensure township clerks are up to the challenge! You won’t want to miss this review of elections changes and how they impact your township. Click here to register now!

You won’t want to miss our next episode coming to you live on November 8 at noon:

Financial Reporting
Gain a better understanding of your township’s financial reports from revenue in to payables out including which reports should be presented to the board when. We’ll help you recognize red flag warnings that indicate you should be monitoring a developing situation or preparing to amend the budget and more, all in just one hour! Registration information coming soon.

Looking for past episodes? Click here.

Wondering what’s in your MTA Online subscription?

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Is your township considering purchasing an annual subscription to MTA’s Online Learning Center? Click here to read all about it OR Click here to see a list of what’s included in each of the three levels.

Ready to log in and start learning, but need a little guidance? For a written approach, download or print this Getting Started with MTA Online document. For a more visual approach, watch this helpful video tutorial. Still have questions? Email education@michigantownships.org to learn more about how your entire township team can get unlimited access today.

To subscribe (or continue your subscription): Click here to visit our online store.

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Red Book Ready

Each chapter within the “little red book” corresponds with a class (or two!) that takes you deeper into the topics covered within that chapter. Given that classes vary widely in time and depth-from 75 minutes to several hours-you may need to take more than one to get the job done. Some classes may cover an […]

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Township Governance Academy

The Township Governance Academy (TGA) is a voluntary credentialing program intended to give township board members and other local leaders the knowledge and skills needed to make effective decisions for the benefit of their township. It’s designed to professionally challenge you and enhance your experience serving as an elected official.

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MTA Online Learning Center

Eliminate travel costs and schedule conflicts with this convenient, affordable option that delivers education directly to your desktop. Learn at your own pace (and convenience!) from the safety of your home office or township hall.

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