Institute of Government for County Officials

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Courses in Level I and Level II are being offered in conjunction with the Counties Connect: A Legislative Action Day meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 22. Participants are eligible to earn credit for Level II courses after graduation from Level I or earning credit for at least six (6) Level I courses.

Registration Fee and Information

The registration fee is $90.00 per course and includes materials, a box lunch, and coffee break. If you prefer to mail a check, please select "Bill Me" when registering online and mail a check to SCAC by Friday, February 17. Or, you may complete the registration form and mail it with a check to SCAC prior to the deadline. After February 17 and on-site, the registration fee will be $100.00 per course.

Institute of Government Registration

Council Chairperson Workshop Registration

Schedule at a Glance

Registration 8:30 - 11:00 AM

9:00 AM –Noon

Level I: Employment Law: What Counties Need to Know [E]
Fred A. Williams, Attorney, Gignilliant, Savitz & Bettis, LLP
Joan E. Winters, Attorney, Winters Law Firm, LLC

Level II: Policy Role of County Council
Jon B. Pierce, Ph.D., Fellow, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities, College of Charleston

Registration Noon -  2:00 PM

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Level I: Building an Effective County Team [E]
William E. Tomes, Executive in Residence, Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities, College of Charleston

Level II: Effective Communications
Mary-Kathryn Craft, Director of Communications, S.C. Association of Counties
J. Milton Pope, Principle, Parker Poe Consulting
Greg Suskin, Public Information Officer, York County

[E]–Level I Elective Course

SCAC Counties Connect 2023 Brochure

Counties Connect: A Legislative Action Day Registration

USC Alumni Center, Columbia