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Purchase a township-wide online subscription and get access for everyone on your township team for a full year. Package level pricing provides deep discounts and is a benefit your entire township can take advantage of. Get access to online education for all, anytime, anywhere, at your convenience. Learn more about each package here OR click here for a registration form.

MTA created an online learning package for municipal attorneys too! We’re dedicated to helping you develop and maintain the knowledge and skill you need to provide competent representation to townships. When your firm purchases an annual subscription, everyone gets access to all of the recorded courses featured in our Online Learning Center—with no additional “per person” fees—for one year.  Learn more here.  

Did your township already purchase an annual subscription to MTA’s Online Learning Center? We've got resources to help you log in and start learning. If you prefer 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.

Option 1. Premium Pass

Includes year-round access to every title in our Essentials and Plus packages (Options 2 and 3 below) AND online courses for our Township Governance Academy, access to our monthly webinar series--Now You Know and so much more! Titles include


      • At Your Service: Meeting Township Needs   
      • Board Roles & Relations
      • Fundamentals of Assessment & Taxation   
      • How Boards Make Decisions    
      • Land Use: Defining Your Township’s Future
      • Making Meetings Work More Effectively
      • Managing Your Township Team
      • Township Finances
      • Urban Cooperation
      • Utilizing Strategic Planning

A $4,032 PER PERSON value for just $1,900 —  including access
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Additional Premium Pass benefits:

NEW & available on-demand

  • Now You Know Lunchtime Learning Series (updated monthly)
  • Elections Tips & Fundamentals
  • Emerging Issues in Planning & Zoning
  • 2020 'Off the Road' Virtual Event
Subscribers also receive discounted registration rates on other educational
offerings, and BONUS courses may be added throughout the year - watch
your email for details and announcements!

Option 2. Plus Package

Get access to all 10 titles listed in the Essentials Package (Option 3), plus five more specialized topics that take your township in-depth on additional services some townships provide. Titles include:

  • Cemetery Management

  • Governing an Accountable Fire Department

  • Introduction to Planning & Zoning

  • Roles and Functions of the Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Ordinance Enforcement

NEW series now available on-demand

  • Emerging Issues in Planning & Zoning

A $1,400 PER PERSON value for just $1,000 — for your ENTIRE TOWNSHIP TEAM

Option 3. Essentials Package

Offers access to 10 "essential" courses, featuring topics designed for all board members and required knowledge for all townships. Titles include:

  • Accounting & Payroll

  • Building a Better Budget

  • Effectively Exercising Board Authority

  • Exploring Township Revenue Sources

  • Meeting Misconceptions

  • Secrets to Great Board Meetings

  • Spending Public Money

  • Special Assessment Procedures

  • Taxation Trouble Spots

  • Who Gets Paid What … and How?

A $860 PER PERSON value for just $750 —  for your ENTIRE TOWNSHIP TEAM