Education & Events

Elected Officials Academy

Welcome to the Elected Officials Academy Online

As you continue expanding your understanding of local issues to best serve your community, the Elected Officials Academy is here to link you with exclusive educational opportunities – and recognize your efforts along the way.

The EOA is a free program designed to meet the needs of dedicated public servants. Earn credits by taking League and other courses, attending conferences, serving on committees, advocating on League issues and more.

EOA Login
EOA Handbook


Participation in the Academy is open to individuals serving as elected officials in League member communities. Administrative staff may attend educational programs, but may not enroll in the EOA.

The Program Components

EOA credits are earned in the following program components:

Core Weekender: Mandatory educational seminar offered twice a year by the League.
Elective Courses: Relevant educational programs offered by the League or other organizations – your selection.
Conference: Attendance at League and National League of Cities (NLC) conferences, as well as other relevant conferences.
Advocacy: Legislative advocacy and education on League-related issues.
Leadership: Service in leadership roles with the League, the NLC, and more.

The Four Award Levels

For full details on qualifying activities and their credits at each award level, click the links:

• Level One: Education Award
• Level Two: Leadership Award
• Level Three: Governance Award
• Level Four: Ambassador Award

Credit Requirements by Award Level

Track Your Progress and Submit Credits

To view your Academy Credit Profile, go to the EOA Home page and log in with your MML website user ID and password, then follow the link to the Credit Profile page. You can also use the Credit Profile page to submit credits for courses and activities outside the League. (Click here to establish a login if you don’t have one.)

Attendance at League courses and major events will be credited automatically, but please be aware there is typically some lag time before these credits appear on your profile.

More Information …

Elected Official Training Programs

EOA Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions?

Contact: Emily Kieliszewski
Assistant Director, Member Experience & Learning
Phone: 517-908-0302 or E-mail: [email protected].

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