The National League of Cities offers a variety of focused education and training opportunities throughout the year to help local officials examine emerging issues and develop new skills.

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NLC provides a variety of learning experiences both in-person and online.

Annual Conference

NLC offers educational opportunities at our annual conferences.

Leadership Summit

Each year NLC University hosts an educational summit focused on leadership skills.


Webinars provide city leaders with online access to the knowledge they need to build better communities.


Jul 25 - Jul 25, 2017
FOW Cover
FOW Cover
  • Technology
Rayburn House Office Building Room 2261 Washington, DC 20515
Aug 09 - Aug 12, 2017
Tempe, Arizona
Tempe, Arizona
Sep 14 - Sep 14, 2017
Oct 02 - Oct 02, 2017
Matt Zone
Matt Zone
US Grant Hotel 326 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101
Oct 04, 2017
Oct 05, 2017
Oct 12 - Oct 12, 2017
Housing, Hazards, and Health Regional Convening
Housing, Hazards, and Health Regional Convening
Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2017
  • Finance
Scottsdale, Arizona The Saguaro Hotel
Annual Conference
Feb 20 - Feb 20, 2018
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Congressional Meeting Room North (CVC 268) Washington, D.C 20515