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MTA provides a wide variety of educational workshops throughout the state each year. Topics range from the basic "nuts and bolts" duties of township officials to advanced policy issues that our members face. All programs are tailored to address core competencies for elected township officials.

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3 days + 60 classes = Invaluable learning at MTA's 2020 Conference

At MTA, we know that your time is valuable. That’s why we design our Annual Educational Conference to offer you the very best value for your time. It’s a learning experience you simply cannot find anywhere else. Choose from:

  • 60 educational sessions on timely topics designed for officials at every level. Review session descriptions here.
  • Pre-Conference events allow you to take a deeper dive, mix and match half-day sessions to create your own discounted full-day experience. Options include: What the Board Needs to Know about Authorities & Responsibilities, Cemetery Management, TGA: Fundamentals of Assessment & Taxation, and Assessors Renewal: Professionally Speaking. Use the link above to see class descriptions.
  • Tell your attorney about MTA's Legal Institute, the premier educational event for municipal attorneys.

Join us April 27-30, at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme Township. It's the hottest thing happening this spring!

Register for the Conference online, download a registration form here or get the entire Conference registration brochure (also available in your January Township Focus).

Already registered? Book your lodging online or download a housing registration form to book by mail or fax.

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Legal Institute for Township Attorneys

MTA’s Legal Institute for Township Attorneys is the premier educational event for attorneys who serve Michigan’s townships. Your attendance keeps you on the cutting edge of legal news and changes that impact local government. Connect with fellow municipal attorneys to discuss recent changes, court opinions and other trends affecting township government.

Held in conjunction with MTA’s Annual Educational Conference & Expo, this event will take place Monday, April 27 at the Grand Traverse Resort. Download the brochure here or register online now.