This schedule will be updated for the 2019 class prior to the class start in August 2019.
|1||Thursday, August 8, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|2||Wednesday, August 21, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|3||Thursday, September 5, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|4||Thursday, September 19, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|5||Thursday, October 3, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|6||Thursday, October 17, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|7||Wednesday, October 30, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|8||Wednesday, November 13, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|9||Wednesday, November 20, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|10||Thursday, December 5, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
|Graduation||Thursday, December 12, 2019||5:30-8:30pm|
Interested to know what the session topics will be? See below for a sample schedule from the 2017 class; the 2019 class will be very similar in content and organization.
|Thursday, August 10, 2017
||Session 1: Introduction to the Academy and Knowing Aspen||Learn about the Citizens Academy program and the basics of city government.|
|Thursday, August 17, 2017||Session 2: Financing Aspen||Learn how the City determines priorities and gain an overview of finance in Aspen.|
|Thursday, September 7, 2017||Session 3: Building Aspen||Learn about the process behind developing a community's physical infrastructure, from planning to approval and beyond.
|Thursday, September 21, 2017||Session 4: Living in Aspen||Learn about how the City is distinct from other agencies in the Valley.|
|Thursday, October 5, 2017||Session 5: Caring for Aspen||Learn about how the City provides basic needs for the community, from safe drinking water to clean streets.|
|Thursday, October 19, 2017||Session 6: Protecting Aspen||Learn about the various ways the City protects the community (policing, traffic safety, and more).|
|Thursday, November 2, 2017||Session 7: Housing in Aspen||Learn about the past, present, and future of affordable housing efforts in Aspen.
|Wednesday, November 8, 2017||Session 8: Playing in Aspen||Learn about how the City encourages the Aspen Idea through various recreational opportunities.
|Thursday, November 30, 2017||Session 9: Getting Involved
||Discuss how to get involved with the City and make a difference in the community.
|Thursday, December 7, 2017||Session 10: Interactive Wrap-Up and Make-Up||Opportunity for a final class exercise; any make-up presentations.|
|Thursday, December 14, 2017||Graduation||Celebrate the Aspen Citizens Academy graduates.|