Citizens Academy

The Prosper Citizens Academy is a comprehensive 11-week program that thoroughly explores Town operations and programs. It engages participants in meaningful experiences and activities while providing opportunities to interact with Town officials and department directors, visit Town facilities, and gain profound insights into the workings of their local government. Through interactive sessions, individuals can delve into the intricacies of their community's governance structure and develop a deeper understanding of its functionality. 

Citizens Academy Class of 2024 is now full.

What To Expect

Classes meet at a Town of Prosper facility on Thursday evenings from February to May. Most classes meet at 6 pm and last for two hours.

The 2024 Class Schedule (PDF) is now available. Participants are asked to commit to attending at least nine out of the eleven sessions. Please review the schedule before applying.

Eligibility

Each class is limited to 20 participants who are at least 18 years of age. Applicants must be residents of the Town of Prosper AND registered to vote in the Town of Prosper. The Town reserves the right to limit participation to one member per household.

Questions

For more information about the Town of Prosper Citizens Academy, please email Devon Jett, Community Engagement Specialist, or call 972-569-1142.