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CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government

CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government is a professional, practical continuing education program for senior county staff and elected officials. Its goal is to expand capacity and capability of county elected officials and senior staff to provide extraordinary services to their communities. The Institute was established in 2008 and is a component of the California Counties Foundation, Inc. and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC). Nearly 6,000 county staff and elected officials have taken courses.

CSAC Institute Offices
1100 K St. St. 101
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 327-7500 ext. 529

CSAC New Supervisors Institute

New Supervisors Institute Class of 2016-17

Every two years CSAC offers newly elected county supervisors this extensive seminar designed to provide them with background foundation on the myriad of county policy issues, the basics of county government, and the role of county supervisor. 

The next session of New Supervisors Institute begins on Sunday, November 25, 2018 in San Diego. Detailed information and registration materials will be available here in September.


CSAC Regional Meeting — Economic Development
Los Angeles County -- Nov. 9, 2017

On November 9th, 2017, CSAC held a regional meeting on economic development for Southern California counties. The meeting included a regional economic forecast, tools and ideas for economic stimulus and public/private partnerships such as bio-science, and the role of affordable housing.


Meeting Agenda


Videos of Regional Meeting

Part 1: Welcome & Introduction

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