Citizen Academies

Have you ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look into the Town of Little Elm? If so, consider one of our three Citizens Academies! These community programs help to answer questions, give explanations and insight, and create future leaders of Little Elm!  

Citizens Government Academy. This is an eight-week program designed to offer Little Elm residents the opportunity to learn about the daily functions and roles of local government. The goal of the program is to create more informed, engaged, and proactive members for the community to strengthen the Town’s vision for growth and development. The Town holds the CGA from September to November 2019. Applications open in July.

Apply online here or download it here

The Citizen's Government Academy 2019 Schedule

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ Town Hall 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ Recreation Center 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 @ Service Center

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 @ Town Hall

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 @ Little Elm Police Department 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ Service Center 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ Town Hall 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ Little Elm Fire Department

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ Town Hall, Council Chambers (Graduation)

Citizens Fire Academy. This program is a unique educational opportunity designed to provide participants of the Town of Little Elm with an in-depth look at the inner workings of the Little Elm Fire Department. The free ten-week program teaches participants fire safety for the home and workplace, plus hands-on experience in emergency operations, and even includes a chance to ride out with a crew!

Citizens Police Academy. This academy gives the public a chance for a closer look at the operations of the Little Elm Police Department. The free fourteen-week program features information about the department and its divisions, SWAT operations, investigations, and the court process. The next session will run from March to May 2019. Applications will open in February.