Other Events of Interest

NACo Conference Schedule (see Events - Major Conferences)

S.C. Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) Annual Conference

S.C. Association for Community Economic Development’s (SCACED) upcoming annual conference, Opportunity SC: 2019 “A 25th Anniversary Celebration” will be held November 13 & 14 at the Charleston Marriott.

Opportunity SC: 2019 promises to be an exciting conference.  Confirmed national speakers include:

  • Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood Foundation
  • Bob Friedman, Founder of Prosperity Now formerly CFED
  • Gary Cunningham, New CEO of Prosperity Now

Beginning with a Conversation About Solutions to Economic Disparities featuring the short film “Segregated by Design” which examines the forgotten history of how our federal, state, and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law and policy.  This panel discussion featuring Gary Cunningham, Prosperity Now CEO will kick off the conference at 2 pm on November 13 at the Charleston Museum with a Member and Sponsor Reception immediately following the program.

On November 14 Keynote addresses by Wes Moore and Bob Friedman and breakout sessions will be held at the Charleston Marriott. The conference will conclude the evening of November 14 with a celebratory 25th Anniversary Gala. Do not miss your chance to attend this event at a discounted cost. Register Today!

Local Government Supervisory Training Program

The Riley Center for Livable Communities at The College of Charleston is pleased to announce the Local Government Supervisory Training Program. This four-session course is based on the International City/County Management Association’s supervisory curriculum and covers all aspects of supervision from planning and organizing to evaluating performance, from building a work team to addressing discipline problems. It also teaches skills that supervisors need in order to deal with new trends in local government such as quality management and workplace diversity.

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Stormwater Inspector Training

Stormwater Inspector training will be offered in the following locations (click the date for more information):

Free Training - Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. This training—Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals—emphasizes the use of integrated pest management to address public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus and others. The training offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

The training includes 11 courses. Take all of them or pick and choose (the first three are required, then take courses in any order):

  1. Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance
  2. Integrated Pest Management Basics
  3. Performance Assessment and Improvement of Vector Control Services
  4. Tick Biology and Control
  5. Mosquito Biology and Control
  6. Toxicology of Pesticides
  7. Rodent Management
  8. Pests and Vectors in Food and Housing Environments
  9. Special Pest Management Considerations for Schools
  10. Risk Communication Basics
  11. Bed Bug Biology and Control

Visit the following website to register and to learn more about the training: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/elearn/vcehp.html.