Citizens Academy

The 2021 Citizens Academy has been postponed indefinitely. Applicants for this class will be contacted.

The Town of Prosper is excited to offer our very first Citizens Academy. Below are details about this exciting new program:

  • Ten-week program runs from September 9 – November 9, 2021
  • Meetings are held from 6-8 p.m. each Thursday
  • Each session will be held in person at a Town of Prosper facility
  • Class is limited to the first 20 eligible residents

Registration

Our first Citizens Academy Class is now full. We look forward to hosting another class in the future. Please follow us on social media for updates about more opportunities to get involved with your community.

Eligibility

  • Citizens Academy is open to Town of Prosper Residents age 18 and older, who are registered to vote in the Town of Prosper
  • Participants are asked to commit to attending at least eight of the ten sessions
  • Participants are encouraged to attend at least one Town Council meeting during the course of the Academy
  • The Town reserves the right to limit participation to one member per household

Program Schedule

Week 1: A Place Where Everyone MattersIntroduction to Town Council and Town Manager, Tour of Town Hall
Week 2: Building a Strong FoundationEngineering and Public Works
Week 3: Educate. Entertain. EnlightenProsper Community Library
Week 4: Caring for the CommunityProsper Fire Rescue
Week 5: Enhancing Quality of LifeParks & Recreation
Week 6: Courtesy, Service and ProtectionProsper Police Department
Week 7: Managing a High-Growth CommunityDevelopment Services and Economic Development
Week 8: Fiscal Stewardship & Exceptional ServiceFinance, Utility Billing, Municipal Court, CPI Program
Week 9: Stay ConnectedCommunication & Community Engagement, Nonprofit & Service Organizations
Week 10: GraduationThe program will conclude with a reception and recognition at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, November 9

For more information about the Town of Prosper Citizens Academy, please contact Robyn Battle, Executive Director of Community Services, at (972) 569-1011, or email rbattle@prospertx.gov.