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The Changing Role of States Video Recordings

Media | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

U.S. Floods: The Necessity of Mitigation

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Introduction Floods are the costliest natural hazard events in the United States in terms of lives and property losses. The

Transportation Security Administration: An Assessment of Procurement Competition Policies, Procedures, Strategies, and Goals

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2017

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is responsible for protecting the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people

Video Recordings from The Changing Role of States
Video Recordings from The Changing Role of States

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Our Governing Across the Divide fall symposium series hit the ground running in Sacramento, California last week, kick-started by a

NAPA and USC Forum on Changing Role of State Governments Focuses on Environmental and Healthcare Policies

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – A forum held today by the National Academy of Public Administration and the University of Southern California’s

NAPA STANDING PANEL ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: MEETING SUMMARY

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

The NAPA Standing Panel on International Relations met at a routine session on Friday, 25 August 2017 at NAPA Headquarters

National Academy of Public Administration Holds Forum on GAO’s High Risk List and How Agencies Can Resolve Risk Concerns

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today held a forum on the U.S. Government Accounting Office’s (GAO)

Implementing the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Given the important roles of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in

Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration to Hold Forum on GAO’s High Risk List and How Agencies Can Resolve Risk Concerns

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold a forum on the U.S. Government Accounting Office’s (GAO)

Media Advisory: NAPA and University of Southern California Hold August 29th Forum on Challenges Facing State Governments

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public

Media Advisory: Expert Panel to Discuss Report’s Recommendations for Civil Service Reform

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today released a new report, sponsored by the Samuel Freeman Charitable

Working Capital Fund Symposium – July 2017

Working Capital Fund | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

On Thursday, July 13, the National Academy of Public Administration and Grant Thornton hosted a Working Capital Fund Symposium on

National Academy of Public Administration to Release No Time To Wait: Building a 21st Century Public Service

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration next week will release a new report, sponsored by the Samuel

NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton’s Remarks at the Potomac Forum

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton spoke at the Potomac Forum on June

Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration Host Forum on Stabilizing the Workforce in and Uncertain Future

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration this week will host a forum on Stabilizing the Workforce in

The Importance of Evaluating Program Outcomes: The Case of Federal Credit Programs

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Summary from June 23, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting: Background Federal loan and loan guarantee programs have grown to immense proportions

Academy Fellow Arnold Fields Speaks at Africa Security Symposium

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Academy Fellow Major General Arnold Field, U.S. Marine Corps (RET), NAPA Chairman of NAPA’s Standing Panel on International Affairs, was

NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton’s Remarks at the Social Equity Leadership Conference

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton spoke at the Social Equity Leadership Conference

Terry Gerton: Elevating Public Service

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION Week has been celebrated the first week of May since 1985, annually honoring the men and women

Governing Across The Divide: The Academy Hits The Road
Governing Across The Divide: The Academy Hits The Road

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Governing Across the Divide is a unique series of topical, thought-leadership convening hosted by the National Academy of Public Administration

NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton’s Remarks at the Arthur S.  Flemming Award Ceremony

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC –National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton spoke at the Arthur S. Flemming Award ceremony

Implementing the DATA Act: Working Across Boundaries

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

The Executive branch was given three years to implement its key provisions. A key deadline was to post all federal

The National Budgeting Roundtable at Brookings

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Steve Redburn Three years ago, a group of people steeped in the federal government’s budget process began meeting regularly

The Academy: Looking Toward the Future

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Kris Marcy Often policy makers and legislators create government programs and legislative dictates to deal with complex problems and

Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Public Administration

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Larry Cooley Most of my career has been spent working with and for the governments of developing countries. In

The Good Fight

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Mark Funkhouser I grew up in a working-class family in West Virginia. I always had a chip on my

Accountability Expectations: Getting Them Right to Enable Public Servants to Serve

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Shelley Metzenbaum This week, we pause to celebrate and thank the millions of government workers engaged in public service

How does evidence-based decision-making help enhance the public service experience?

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Demetra Nightingale Career civil servants are the foundation of government. Rules and procedures ensure consistency and compliance with laws

Building the Future of Government through Public Service

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Jane Fountain How can we incentivize the next generation to get involved in public service? Specifically, what can academics

National Academy of Public Administration and Senior Executives Association Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and the Senior Executives Association (SEA) today announced that they have

THE HARD JOB OF PROVIDING SOFT SKILLS TO PUBLIC SECTOR LEADERS

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Ernest J. Wilson III Both the public and private sectors are struggling desperately to find the talent they need

3 Programs Grappling with Intergovernmental Relations Today

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Marilyn Rubin While academics continue to grapple with definitions and models of Intergovernmental Relations (IGR), the real world rolls

Looking Ahead to a World Class City: Planning is Key

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

By: Elizabeth Fretwell As city officials and planners, we have the ability to touch the lives of our residents and

Public Service Recognition Week
Public Service Recognition Week

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

The Academy celebrated Public Service Recognition Week from May 7-12, highlighting the accomplishments of our Fellows and sharing short pieces

NAPA and AU’s School of Public Affairs Host Forum on The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and American University’s School of Public Affairs today hosted a forum

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 7 through May 13, 2017, as Public Service Recognition Week

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

During Public Service Recognition Week, we express gratitude for our civil servants. Their daily effort keeps our Government functioning and

2017 Social Equity Leadership Conference

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

May 31 – June 2, 2017 School of Public Administration l University of Nebraska at Omaha Addressing the Complexity of

President Trump's Government Reform Initiatives

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Summary of April 26, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting Introduction Media reports on the various reform announcements focused on potential staffing

Working Capital Fund Symposium – April 2017

Working Capital Fund | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

On Thursday, April 20, the National Academy of Public Administration and Grant Thornton hosted a Working Capital Fund Symposium on

Transforming Infrastructure Investment for America's 21st Century Economy

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Introduction There is political consensus around the need to renew and rebuild America’s infrastructure, and President Trump has identified

Everybody Wants an Infrastructure Upgrade: How Can It Happen?

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

On April 12, 2017 I attended an interesting breakfast discussion on infrastructure policy with the Wall Street Journal’s Washington Executive

NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton's Testimony Before the U.S.& Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Chairman Lankford, Ranking Member Heitkamp, and members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to speak before this committee today

Media Advisory: NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton To Appear Before Senate Homeland Security & Govt. Affairs Subcommittee Tomorrow

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton will appear tomorrow before the U.S. Senate

Academy President and CEO Terry Gerton Applauds Congressional Action to Strengthen Cybersecurity Education

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Terry Gerton, President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), applauds Congressional action

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement: Strategic Organizational Assessment

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responsible for ensuring that the nation’s

Implementing the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Summary from March 17, 2017 EOM Panel Meeting Context Legislation passed in December 2016 requires federal agencies to develop greater

National Academy of Public Administration Releases New Book:  Building a 21st Century SES: Ensuring Leadership Excellence in Our Federal Government

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today unveiled its new book, Building a 21s Century

Media Advisory: The National Academy of Public Administration Releases New Book on March 17th - ” Building a 21st Century SES

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will release its new book, Building a 21s Century SES: Ensuring

Building a 21st Century Senior Executive Service

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2017

Building a 21st Century SES is an unprecedented collection of perspectives on the SES from 24 of the nation’s most

Improving CDC's Executive Recruitment, Performance Management, Compensation and On Boarding Processes

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2017

The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) entered into a contract with CDC to evaluate CDC’s recruitment process for