The Office of the State Comptroller created the Local Government Leadership Institute in partnership with Hofstra University and Cornell University’s Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) in 2009. The Institute aims to bring together officials across various classes of local government to increase dialogue and regional collaboration on common concerns.
The training and instruction received by Institute participants enhances leadership skills and networking opportunities at the local government level and serves as a foundation for a more efficient State government.
Local Government Leadership Institute 2016
OSC partnered with the University at Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity to focus on the evolving threat of cybersecurity and steps local leaders can take to protect public assets and personal information.
Read Protecting Sensitive Data and Other Local Government Assets: a Non-Technical Cybersecurity Guide for Local Leaders [pdf].