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ASPA members can benefit from a number of opportunities to improve their professional development through participation in ASPA webinars or the Society's collaboration with other associations and organizations.

CALL FOR PAPER - TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE

Organizers for the 11th Transatlantic Dialogue (TAD) is now accepting papers for the 2015 conference June 3-5 at the University of New Hampshire. TAD brings together scholars and practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic to stimulate a dialogue. Organised jointly by European and American networks, this conference aims to strengthen cooperation between European and American academics. The theme for TAD 11 is "The Shifting Role of Public Managers." To learn more, click here.  

SUGGEST A BOOKTALK FOR 2015

ASPA has launched a BookTalk webinar series. Know a book about public management, public service or working in the public sector that would offer great insights to a practitioner and academic? Send ASPA your suggestions at info@aspanet.org.

 

WHAT'S NEW?

 



STRENGTHENING SOCIAL EQUITY: ROBIN HOOD JOINS ASPA

Robin Hood was too busy fighting for social equity to ponder the philosophic roots of his acts. But redistributive function of public administration is the goal. Read more
 
JUDICIAL DECISIONS AND THE IMPACT ON PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
As public administrators, we chose to serve the general public by working for the bureaucracy. Read more.  
 


 

ASPA BLOG

  

 
The ASPA blog features commentary on news topics and how they relate to public administration. Check it out.

MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM THE ROAD: Believe THAT! - Management lessons can be found in the most interesting places. Read more.

HOBSON'S CHOICE IN PUBLIC SERVICE - Sheldon Silver’s storm should not dissuade us. We must remember that public service is a full-time job; its seat of power is in our hearts and minds. Read more.



 

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Feb. 25 - Leadership Seminar and Congratulations to ASPA Award Winners

Jan. 28 - Congratulations to our 2015 Founders' Fellows and Get Ready for PA TIMES Magazine
 


 

 

 PA TIMES Print

 

Read the latest print edition of PA TIMES. Our current issue is now available under Publications. You must be logged in to read the issue.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

ASPA NEWS

2015 NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Florida’s secretary of commerce and the executive director of the Mid-America Regional Council have been named the 2015 National Public Service Award winners. The two individuals model the highest level of public service through their work developing other leaders, taking risks to achieve change, achieving savings for government and building collaborations.  This year’s winners are Bill Johnson and David Warm. Read more.



ASPA ANNOUNCES 2015 SOCIETY AWARD WINNERS

Twenty top scholars, practitioners and organizations will be recognized for their contributions and extraordinary commitment to public service. Their work, research and leadership have been instrumental in building a stronger public sector.  ASPA will recognize these individuals for their contributions in promoting integrity in public service, lifetime scholarship and service.
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NEW EDITION OF PA TIMES AVAILABLE

The Dec/Jan issue of PA TIMES is now available online. The issue focuses on the longstanding debate about the size of government, asking the question: Smaller Government, Better Government? Articles offer a variety of positions about the role of government and the public sector. ASPA members can access the issue for free. Non-ASPA members can purchase the edition for nominal cost. Read the issue today.


ASPA 2015 FOUNDERS' FELLOWS SELECTED

ASPA has selected 25 students to receive its 2015 Founders' Fellowship. Founders' Fellows recognize outstanding students and new professionals in the field. Individuals are selected as part of a competitive review process. The 2015 Class represents 15 states and three countries.
Meet our Fellows.

NEW ASPA LEADERS ELECTED

ASPA members have elected new leaders to the National Council, the Society's governing body. Meet our new National Council members. New officers will be sworn in at the 2015 Annual Conference. Read more.