March 27, 2020 | Spotlight
Tracy Arner, the Institute’s Financial Management Program manager, led the charge to make an interactive videoconferencing tool available for Institute faculty to use instead of postponing face-to-face classes.

Institute of Government rapidly expanding online training opportunities

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by shifting its face-to-face professional development courses to online through engaging, interactive videoconferencing tools.

March 9, 2020 | Spotlight
Mayors and city councilmembers explore the importance of planning and zoning at a Land-Use Issues class that Institute faculty presented at the Newly Elected Municipal Officials Institute program in partnership with the Georgia Municipal Association.

Newly elected city leaders successfully complete initial training

Hundreds of newly elected city leaders studied effective ways to successfully address the challenges of governing through Newly Elected Officials Institute training that the Institute of Government provides in partnership with the Georgia Municipal Association.

February 18, 2020 | Spotlight
Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker and Albany City Manager Sharon Subadan discuss implementing a comprehensive workforce development strategy introduced Feb. 18. Both are members of the steering committee that helped prepare the plan with technical assistance from the Institute.

Albany-area leaders, Institute launch workforce development strategy

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and the Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission are implementing a comprehensive workforce development strategy the Institute of Government helped prepare with input from stakeholders throughout the region.