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Click here for a review of the 2013 Texas CPM Conference which was held in Round Rock, Texas on April 12th. The review includes Power Point presentations, pictures and videos from speakers including Scott McCown, Executive Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities who delivered the William P. Hobby Distinguished Lecture at the Conference.
Texas CPM Program conducts December Graduation at the Texas Capitol.
Marilyn Balanoff delivered a presentation about the Texas Certified Public Management Program to 200 AACPM members who attended at the October 2012 National Conference of the American Academy for Certified Public Management (AACPM). Marilyn was President of the National Certified Public Management Consortium when she delivered her presentation.
Dr. Howard Balanoff, Political Science Professor and Director of Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service was honored at the October 2012 American Society for Public Administration SECoPA Conference in Coral Springs Florida as the 2012 recipient of the Boorsma Award.
The Senator Peter B. Boorsma Award is given each year to honor a practitioner or academician for facilitating over a period of many years the international exchange of knowledge and administrative practices that foster better performance in the public sector. The award symbolizes SECoPA’s recognition of the implications of the global village on management and performance in the public sector as well as its commitment to the study and exchange of administrative practices between the USA and other countries.
On Thursday September 20, 2012 former Texas Lt. Governor William P. Hobby met with students in the Certified Public Manager (CPM) and Masters’ in Public Administration (MPA) Program that have received public administration scholarships made available through Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service.
Click here for a video of the 1st Texas CPM Graduation which was conducted by Governor George Bush in December 1996.
The 2012 Texas Certified Public Manager Conference & William P. Hobby Distinguished Lecture was conducted on February 3, 2012. The Conference was held at Texas State University’s Avery Center in Round Rock Texas from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dr. Howard Prince, Professor of the University Of Texas LBJ School Of Public Affairs delivered the William P. Hobby Distinguished Lecture.
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The Texas CPM Program was Reaccredited at the National CPM Consortium Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City Utah on Oct 7-10, 2011. In addition to being reaccredited for an additional 5 years (through 2016) CPM Coordinator Marilyn Balanoff has been elected as the National CPM Consortium Chair for 2011/2012.
Howard R. Balanoff, William P. Hobby Professor of Political Science and Director of the Texas CPM Program at Texas State University, has been elected as a Fellow in the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). Balanoff was inducted into the National Academy at the NAPA annual Conference which was held in Washington DC on November 17-18, 2011.
MPA Faculty and Students attend IASIA Conference in Rome, Italy.
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The William P. Hobby Center for Public Service has recently begun working with several countries in Europe in the area of public administration professional development and training. The most recent activity is the start of a CPM Program in Sweden in and the continuation of a Visiting International Scholars in Texas (VISIT) Program for International Public Administration faculty, staff and students which began in the mid 1990’s.
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Registration is underway for the Public Funds Investment Act Internet Course. This course offers an open enrollment and requires at least 10 hours of independent study for certification and recertification. You may register and begin this course at a time of your own choosing. More
For additional information about the National CPM Program, please click here for a link to two articles about the CPM Program one appeared in the journal, The Public Manager and the other in PA Times.