Montana State University

Local Government Center

Montana State University
P.O. Box 170535
Bozeman, MT 59717-0535

Tel: (406) 994-6694
Fax: (406) 994-1905
Location: 235 Culbertson


Dan Clark

Program Coordinator:

Ashley Kent

Local Government Center

Training for Local Government Officials

Each year the Local Government Center and our partners conduct an array of on and off-campus seminars and professional certification workshops. More than 500 local officials participate in these workshops annually.

 City / Town Officials  County Officials
Mayors and City Managers Commissioners
Council Members Elected Officials
Clerks, Treasurers, & Finance Officers Treasurers
Attorneys Clerks of District Court




Webinars are another avenue for the Local Government Center to provide training to local government officials in our vast state. Webinars are either hosted by the LGC in partnership with other agencies or conducted by the staff at the LGC. These webinars are recorded and made availabe for viewing at a later date. Click here if you would like to learn more about upcoming webinars.

Tell us about your training needs!

The Local Government Center welcomes ideas about future opportunities for training programs and partnerships. Additionally, we offer community and situation specific training and workshops on an "as-needed" basis. Please feel free to contact us with questions and suggestions by sending an email to

Looking for information about a past training?

Check out our training archives.