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.  

June 2019 Video of the Month: Revitalizing the Middle Class

June's e-learning video of the month comes from the 2019 Annual Conference where Maria Aristigueta (University of Delaware) led a detailed conversation about the work the Biden Institute and the new Joseph. R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration are doing around workforce issues affecting the middle class.
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May 2019 Video of the Month: Data Analytics

May's e-learning video of the month comes from the 2019 Annual Conference. Focusing on Data Analytics, Mallory Barg Bullman (The Partnership for Public Service) and Andrew Feldman (Grant Thornton) lead an excellent panel of speakers as they dive into how data analytics are best introduced into government agencies and the fine-tuned for proper implementation and usage. 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 using data analytics in government, 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:
Improving Lives through Data: Putting Evidence to Work in Public Programs

Recent PA TIMES.org Articles:
How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Can Help Local Government HR
Big Data and AI in Local Government
Big Data for Big Disease: Experiences from Applying Data-Driven Strategies to Combating the Opioid Epidemic

Recent News Headlines
Basing Laws on Nothing Is Easier Than Using Evidence (Route Fifty)
What Do Constituents Want? Cities Go Online to Find Out (Governing)
Using Data to Figure Out Where Transit Should Go (Route Fifty)

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