St. Louis County Government Academy

The St. Louis County Government Academy provides county residents an opportunity to learn how it operates.  Participants will “graduate” from the free 8-week course with a greater understanding of government operations.

IE017-067Graduates Will Learn:

  • The relationship between citizens, St. Louis County Council and the St. Louis County Administration
  • How and why projects are undertaken and the manner in which services are provided
  • Overview of the budget planning process
  • The development review process
  • The transportation planning process
  • Many other County government responsibilities and functions

Course Description:

Directors and senior management staff within each county department will lead each class and provide an interactive learning experience through which presenters and participants learn from each other using case studies, site tours, group discussion, as well as hands‐on experience.

There will be 30 students per course. Eight (8) weekly classes will last two (2) hours each. Workbooks will be provided for each.

Click here to learn more about the St. Louis County Government Academy and to signup for the next session. 


6 thoughts on “St. Louis County Government Academy

  1. This is a great opportunity to learn about county government, great idea.

    Posted by Alex Johnson | March 14, 2013, 5:44 am
  2. Looking forward to learning about our county government.

    Posted by eunice walker | March 17, 2013, 7:50 pm
  3. If this program is as good as the St Louis County Police Department Citizen’s Academy, it will be time well spent.

    Posted by William Ronecker | March 19, 2013, 1:59 pm
  4. I agree — that if the County Government program is as good as the St. Louis County Police Dept. Citizen’s Academy (and CERT) — it will be time exceptionally well spent!! Really looking forward to learning things I should have already known for many years but didn’t somehow.

    Posted by Kristen M. | March 20, 2013, 10:27 am
  5. Open to relocation; an exciting training opportunity for sure

    Posted by Steven Hislop | April 5, 2013, 7:11 am


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