Welcome to ASPA's E-Learning Portal!

ASPA's e-learning program offers events year-round, focusing on issues of importance to public administrators, most notably issues related to some of the biggest challenges our country faces: infrastructure, public finance, public service/governance/leadership and social equity. You can use the icons at the bottom of this page to find out more about our upcoming webinars within each of our three series (KeepingCurrent webinars, BookTalks and Student and New Professional education), as well as our our e-learning archive, where you'll find more than 120 hours of webinars that have already taken place. (You'll need your login information as this is a members-only resource!)

2019-2020 E-Learning Themes

Under ASPA President Paul Danczyk's leadership, the 2019-2020 e-learning calendar will strive to be theme-based, looking at four distinct categories:
  • 2020 Vision for Governance
  • 2020 Vision for Leadership and Management
  • 2020 Vision for Infrastructure
  • 2020 Vision for Finance
You can find a breakdown on which months will focus on which topics here.  

July 2019 Video of the Month—America's Infrastructure: Is A D+ Acceptable?

July's e-learning video of the month comes from the 2019 Annual Conference. Looking at the state of our country's hard infrastructure—roads, bridges, highways, transit systems and more—this discussion speaks to the challenges our infrastructure faces, including funding that could address them. Speakers include:

  • Casey Dinges (American Society of Civil Engineers)
  • Derrell Turner (U.S. Department of Transportation)
  • Paul Wiedefeld (Washington Metro)
  • Wendy Haynes, Moderator (Bridgewater State University)

This video is approximately 45 minutes, so put aside a lunch hour to listen to this important subject!
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More Resources:

For those interested in our country's infrastructure, take a look at the following resources:

Related ASPA Webinar:
Emerging Challenges and Opportunities With Open Data in Government
Sponsored by ASPA's Center for Accountability and Performance, this webinar addressed the evolution of open data as it pertains to government services. (Login details required for access.)

Related PA TIMES Magazine Content:
Fall 2016 Edition—Infrastructure: Visions of the Future

Recent PA TIMES.org Articles:
A County’s Unnecessary Infrastructure Grade of “F”
Smart Cities Infrastructure: A Catalyst for Smart Revenue Sharing?
Policymaking in the Public Right-of-Way: Car Sharing

Recent News Headlines
Utah's Plans to Expand Connected Vehicle Technology (Route Fifty)
Key Senators Pledge to Move on Federal Highway Bill This Summer (Route Fifty)
It's Been a Rough Year for Mass Transit (Governing)

Click here to view previously released video content and their associated materials.

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