Sign Up Now! Civic Leadership Academy Fall 2023

This nine-week course, held on Wednesdays evenings in the fall, provides an in-depth look at Town government.

Have you ever wondered how municipal government works in Westborough? Or have you ever thought you might want to serve on a Town board to work collaboratively with fellow residents and staff to create positive, lasting change in town?

The Town is excited to announce the Civic Leadership Academy, a nine-week course that provides an in-depth look at Town government and gives 15 residents an opportunity to learn about each department functions. Classes meet from 6:30pm-8:30pm on Wednesday evenings beginning September 13 for presentations, demonstrations and activities with Town staff. The academy concludes on November 14 with a graduation ceremony at a Select Board meeting. Applications can be found here and are due by noon on July 28 and prospective attendees will be notified of their admission status shortly thereafter. Click here for a syllabus of the 9 week course.

Completed applications may be returned to the Town Manager’s Office in Town Hall or emailed to with the subject line Civic Leadership Academy Application

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