February 2018

7 February 2018
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Property & Liability Trust

Municipal Specialist Prep Course for the ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist

Registration is directly with the vendor.  See Training Flyer for more information.

Description: This full-day workshop will help prepare individuals for the ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist® certification exam to be taken at a future date at your own convenience. The ISA Municipal Specialist Certification Preparation Course was developed by the Society of Municipal Arborists to provide an overview of all six exam domains, including: Policy/Planning, Administration, Risk Management, Arboricultural Practices, Communication Skills, Public Relations/ Education. The presentations include terms, key concepts, and items for self-study.

Audience: This course was designed specifically (but not exclusively) for municipal representatives, planners, parks departments, tree commissioners, arborists who work within their community, and public works employees

Cost: $60 fee for attending the workshop includes a continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch. The Municipal Specialist Certification Study Guide is available at the registration website for an additional $60 with your registration. (Note: DVPLT scholarship value is up to $120.00 – course/guide)

Registration: Directly with the vendor. See attached. Deadline to register is January 31, 2018.

How to Claim a Delaware Valley Trust Property & Liability Trust Scholarship:

1) Property & Liability Trust members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720.

2) Next, register directly with the Penn State Extension at www.extension.psu.edu/municipal-specialist-prep-course or call (877) 345-0691.

3) After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770.

4) Upon approval, the Property & Liability Trust will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to $120.00 course and study guide/limit two scholarships per member entity).

DVPLT scholarship questions?  Please call email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call (267) 803-5720.

March 2018

2 March 2018
9:00 am
Property & Liability Trust

2018 Newly Elected Municipal Officials Boot Camp – March 2 & March 3, 2018

The Delaware Valley Property & Liability Trust has partnered with the Pa State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) to bring the 2-day course “2018 Newly Elected Municipal Officials Boot Camp” to our Horsham location on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (each day). In addition, the Trust is pleased to offer up to 20 full scholarships to Property & Liability Trust member elected officials who complete the course (limit 2 scholarships per member entity).

This is an introductory course designed for newly elected officials and a refresher course for experienced elected officials. It provides an overview of the basics elected officials need to know. Day one focuses on Pa Local Government law including the Sunshine Act, Municipalities Planning Code, and Right-to-Know Act (Open Records). Day one also covers purchasing and emergency services.   Day two looks at municipal budgets, finance and taxation, and provides an overview of municipal services.

The cost to attend is $135/PSAB members and $185/Non-PSAB members. You must register directly with PSAB (see below).

Note:  This course is open to all newly elected officials (including Boroughs and Townships). The instructors come from all municipal governments and the class references all municipality codes.

 How to Claim a Delaware Valley Property & Liability Scholarship:

1) Property & Liability Trust members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720.

2) Next, register directly with PSAB at www.training.boroughs.org or email Terri Dickow at tdickow@boroughs.org.

3) After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to Carol Bigham cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770.

4) Upon approval, the Property & Liability Trust will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to two per member entity).   Questions? Please call Carol Bigham at (267) 803-5720.

More Info at https://www.training.boroughs.org

15 March 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Property & Liability Trust

Law Enforcement – Applied Leadership Principles

In partnership with the Bucks County Police Training Center, the Delaware Valley Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT) is pleased to offer up to 20 full scholarships to DVPLT members (limit two scholarships per member entity) for this course.

Please see the training flyer for seminar description and vendor/registration information. 

 

Note: You must register directly with the vendor. Class size is limited.  Please register early.

 

 

How to Claim a DVPLT Scholarship:

DVPLT members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720. Next, register directly with the training vendor (see training flyer) as provided by the Bucks County Police Training Center. After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770. Upon approval, DVPLT will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to two per member entity).

DVPLT Scholarship questions?  Please call Carol Bigham (267) 803-5720.

 

15 March 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Health Trust

Microsoft Word 2013 Core Essentials for Business Professionals

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 copay due to high program cost.

Topics covered in this course:

Microsoft Word Basics Working with Text and Paragraphs Formatting Text Formatting the Page Adding Art and Objects The Finishing Touches Viewing and Printing

Training Flyer

19 March 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Property & Liability Trust

Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives and Deadlines

Open to DVPLT and DVWCT members.  $25.00 copay due to high program cost.

This seminar conveys essential coping skills for gaining control of your workday and dealing with “task/project overload”. Please refer to the training provider website for a full program description. Although this is a public seminar, you need to register through the Trust for payment purposes.  (Skillpath Seminars)

Location: Radisson Valley Forge Hotel, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA

Training Flyer 

22 March 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Health Trust

Microsoft Excel 2013 Core Essentials for Business Professionals

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 copay due to high program cost.

Topics covered in this course:

Excel Core Basics Working With Data Basic Excel Tools Basic Formatting Tools Advanced Formatting Tools Advanced Elements

Training Flyer

22 March 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Workers' Compensation Trust

PSU Leadership Fundamentals (Core Course)

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This course covers the essential competencies required for an effective supervisor or manager. Techniques in leadership and motivation, coaching and mentoring will be shared. Additional topics include interpersonal styles and effective communication.

Location:  Delaware Valley Trusts, Horsham, PA

Training Flyer

Learn more about the Penn State Municipal Leadership Certificate Program – click here

28 March 2018
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Property & Liability Trust

Highway Workzone Safety & Flagging

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost. This training satisfies the requirements of Penn DOT Pub. 408, Sec. 901 related to minimum competencies for work zone flaggers and other road workers. Topics covered include fundamentals of work zone traffic control, project planning, personal protective equipment, placement of traffic control devices, use of shadow vehicles and proper flagging techniques. Attendees who pass the final exam receive a certified flagger wallet card valid for three years. This course is approved for 3 Pa. DEP water/wastewater operator contact hours. Seats are limited.  Please email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call 267-803-5720 to register. Training Flyer

 

29 March 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Health Trust

Microsoft Word Intermediate 2013

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 copay due to high program cost.

Topics covered:

Creating and using forms Creating documents and labels via mail merge Tracking document changes Creating web pages with Microsoft Word

Training Flyer

April 2018

5 April 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Health Trust

Microsoft Excel Intermediate 2013

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 copay due to high program cost.

Topics covered:

Viewing worksheets More formatting techniques More formulas and functions Using charts Drawing and picture objects

Training Flyer