Revolutionary War Memorial at Valley Forge

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1.

Introduction to Election and Voter Registration Systems Administration

 

2.

Management & Leadership Concepts in Election and Voter Registration Administration

3.

Planning and Budgeting for Elections and Voter Registration Administration

4.

Election and Voter Registration Information Management and Technology

 

5.

Ethics in Election and Voter Registration Administration

6.

Communications in Election and Voter Registration Administration

7.

Facilitating Voter Participation

8.

Implementation of New Programs in Election and Voter Registration Administration

9.

Enfranchisement, Enhancement & Enforcement - Modern Federal Election Law & Regulation:

1965 to Present

10.

Constitutions, Courts & Cases to 1965 - early America to 1965 with focus on state

and US Constitutions

11.

History I - Ancients to 1781

12.

History II - 1781 to Modern Era

13.

The Policy Process

14.

Crisis Management

15.

Training In Elections: Reaching All Levels

16.

Contracts for Election System Equipment

17.

Comparative Democracies

18.

Conflict Management

19.

Election Law

20.

Federal Impact on Elections and Voter Registration: 1960s to present

21.

The Integrity of Elections

22.

Benchmarking

23.

Researching Election Administration

24.

Expanding the Franchise: Pathways to Participation & Professionalism

25.

Defining Democracy: Women's SUFFRAGE

26.

Election Administration Resource Management: Increasing Revenue and Understanding

True Costs

27.

Comparing Election Performance by Measuring Processes and Using Results

 

 

28.

Navigating Successful Change Management in Election Administration

29.

Using Surveys, Focus Groups, and Polling to Collect Information to Help Election Professionals

 

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