IACT/IU-SPEA Mayors Institute

December 3-4, 2014
Indianapolis

The Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) and the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IU-SPEA) will hold their next session of the Mayors Institute, December 3-4, in Indianapolis.

Hoosier mayors are invited to participate in the Mayors Institute to achieve certification in this exciting city leadership program.  Through enhanced leadership training and sharing of new, effective strategies to run city government, the Mayors Institute is an essential tool to guide Indiana's mayors.

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2014 Mayors Institute Schedule

March 27-28, IUPUI
June 17-18, West Baden Springs Hotel at ICOM Annual Meeting
September 24-25, IUPUI
December 3-4, IUPUI

Participation & Recognition in City Leadership


All Indiana mayors are strongly encouraged to attend at least two Mayors Institute sessions each year. IACT and IU-SPEA will award mayors a Certificate of Achievement in three levels. Achievement will be measured by participation and attendance at the Mayors Institute sessions. Additionally, mayors that have already reached Indiana City Leadership Ambassador status are now eligible for a brand new level: Indiana City Leadership Executive.

Certificates of Achievement

Bronze
Certificate in City Leadership

  • Attend 4 two-day sessions
  • Press release and article distributed to local media

Silver
Certificate in Advanced City Leadership

  • Attend 6 two-day sessions
  • Press release and article distributed to local media

Gold
Certificate as an Indiana City Leadership Ambassador

  • Attend 10 two-day sessions
  • Press release and article distributed to local media
  • Certificate presented at city council meeting if desired

Advancing to the Next Level

Once a Mayors Institute participant earns a Gold Certification and is designated as an Indiana City Leadership Ambassador, they are then eligible to earn the “Indiana City Leadership Executive” designation by fulfilling all the requirements in Part A, and any ONE (1) of the requirements in Part B.

The “Indiana City Leadership Executives” who have earned their designations prior to September 2015 will be awarded their honor at the IACT Annual Conference & Exhibition in September of 2015 by the President of IACT and the Dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.

Indiana City Leadership Executive
Become an Indiana City Leadership Executive by completing all of Part A and any ONE (1) of the requirements in Part B.

Part A

  1. Completing six (6) additional Mayors Institute programs; and,
  2. Delivering a substantive topic presentation on a panel at one Mayors Institute program.

Part B

  1. Delivering one substantive topic presentation related to Part A, No.2 at an appropriate venue in their city such as, for example, a council meeting, service organization meeting, economic development organization; or,
  2. Delivering one substantive topic presentation at an IACT statewide meeting; or,
  3. Delivering one substantive topic presentation at a national meeting of municipal officials such as, for example, the National League of Cities or U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting.
Indiana City Leadership Executive Certification Form


Participation & Recognition in City Leadership 

All Indiana mayors are strongly encouraged to attend at least two Mayors Institute sessions each year. IACT and IU-SPEA will award mayors a Certificate of Achievement in three levels. Achievement will be measured by participation and attendance at the Mayors Institute sessions. Additionally, mayors that have already reached Indiana City Leadership Ambassador status are now eligible for a brand new level: Indiana City Leadership Executive.


About Mayors Institute

The Mayors Institute began in 2008 as a partnership between IACT and the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IU-SPEA). This program was designed specifically for mayors and presents an unprecedented level of training and networking opportunities. Hoosier mayors are invited to participate in the Mayors Institute to achieve certification in this exciting city leadership program.

With numerous successful events behind us, IACT and IU-SPEA are confident that your time will be well spent by attending this valuable training program. Through enhanced leadership training and sharing of new, effective strategies to run city government, the Mayors Institute is an essential tool to guide Indiana’s mayors in the coming years.