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Register for Newnan Citizen Academy

Ready to "Learn. Explore. Engage"?
Click here to register for the 2019 Newnan Citizens Academy! Registration ends on Friday, February 15, 2019.

The Newnan Citizens Academy is a program that provides information and education to residents, business owners and property owners about all aspects of city government in Newnan. The program provides participants with information, resources, and tools to become knowledgeable community members.

Program Overview/Description:
Newnan Citizens Academy is a 9-course program, beginning February 26, 2019. Each session is (2) hours, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at least one evening a month (Tuesdays) ending with graduation on November 26.

Throughout the course, City staff will conduct interactive sessions with expertise in their respective departments and areas.

The program will include an overview of the City of Newnan's government and information from the city's departments. By the end of the program, participants should have an increased understanding of the city's government and administration operations, and understand each of the departments that have an impact on the quality of life in the City of Newnan. 

Program Objectives:
  • To provide an introduction to city officials, leadership and staff
  • To provide information, materials and resources that will help to enable citizens to understand how each department makes up the city's government, serves the city and the processes involved.
  • To create citizen engagement that fosters a working relationship between the residents of Newnan and local government.
  • Applicants must be a resident, work, or own a business in the City of Newnan
  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • Classes are limited to 12 participants. Therefore, class rosters will be filled on a first-come, first served basis.
Program Schedule:
  • February 26 (Orientation/Kick-Off)
  • March 12
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • May 14
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 26 (Graduation)
For more information contact:

Ashley Copeland
Communications Manager