P.O.W.E.R. (Public Officials Workshops: Education and Resources) - Part 1 / P.O.W.E.R Orientation Program


Part I includes four required modules to complete the CPO designation. These modules introduce elected or appointed officials to the Nevada Open Meeting Law requirements, the Nevada Ethics Commission requirements, budgeting, revenues and finance, as well as expectations of appointed or elected officials who ultimately answer to the public. It is recommended participants take Part I before Part II.

  • Module 1: Realities of Public Life: Roles and Responsibilities of Public Office (1 hour)
  • Module 2: Budgets: Revenues Sources, Projections and Forecasts (2.5 hours)
  • Module 3: Ethics in Nevada (2 hours)
  • Module 4: Nevada Open Meeting Law (2 hours)

P.O.W.E.R. Program Faculty

Faculty for the P.O.W.E.R. Program are public officials, University instructors and other acknowledged experts in such fields as public as business administration, finance, human resources, community development and law. They were chosen for their depth of knowledge, teaching skill and commitment to the education of public officials.

To register for P.O.W.E.R. Part I, please visit the Nevada League of Cities (NLCM) at nvleague.com or the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) at nvnaco.org. Nevada Association of School Boards (NASB) offers some of these sessions during its yearly conferences and trainings throughout the year. For information about topics offered with NASB, please visit nvasb.org.

Course Section
Course: PWR 101-00
Term: 2188
Section Number: 2
Schedule Number: 2188PWR101NACO
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Carson Valley Inn, 1627 Hwy. 395, Minden
Dates: Nov. 13, 2018 (Tues., 7:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 7.0 Contact Hours

To register for this class please go to www.nvnaco.org.

Please note the class is on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.