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Justice, Fairness, Inclusion, and Performance.

Solving Public Management Challenges

Through Independent Thought Leadership and In-Depth Analysis

Who We Are

Established in 1967, the Academy responds to requests for assistance from Congress; federal agencies; and state, local, and international government entities on issues of importance. As a Congressionally-chartered non-partisan 501(c)3 nonprofit, we also provide thought leadership that advances the field of public administration through the work of our research staff and nearly 1,000 elected Fellows.

What We Do

The Academy provides a full range of advisory services to government organizations at all levels.

Latest Updates

The Academy would like to bring your attention to the following resources and announcements.

In-Person and Virtual Registration Open: 2023 Social Equity Leadership Conference

June 12-14th: the Academy's Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance is partnering with the University of Kansas and the Mid-America Regional Council to hold the Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC) in the heartland: Kansas City, MO.

2022 Academy Annual Report

Our 2022 Annual Report is out! It highlights the Academy’s accomplishments in advancing DEIA, increasing intergovernmental collaboration, expanding agile government practices, and growing philanthropic support for our work.

Celebrating Pride Month

Pride Month takes place in June each year, and pride celebrations and observances are held to honor and recognize the LGBT community. This June, the Academy is highlighting several elected officials and other public administration leaders.


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