Other Events of Interest

NACo Conference Schedule (see Events - Major Conferences)

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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SC Opportunity Zone Summit

The SC Opportunity Zone Summit, hosted by SC Opportunity Fund LLC and sponsored by Elliot Davis, will take place on Thursday, October 10th from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Greenville Convention Center. The one-day summit will cover maximizing the positive impact of Opportunity Zones throughout South Carolina. Senator Tim Scott, along with an array of industry experts, business leaders and community stakeholders will attend. Find out more and register at http://scopportunityfund.com/event/.

Stormwater Inspector Training

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.