The current requirements for the Alabama Local Government Training Institute Graduate program requires 70 hours of course work and approved conference participation beyond the mandatory fifty hours. Up to 20 of the 70 hours can be approved conference hours.
The overall hour and distribution requirements are as follows:
Up to 20 hours can be applied to the Graduate program from participation in the ACCA annual and legislative conferences, NACO annual and legislative conferences, and the CGS annual Alabama County Government Institute.
The 20 hours can be obtained from a combination of the following possibilities:
Participants in the Graduate Program may take one additional elective from the pool of four electives offered under the 50-hour mandatory program. Remaining hours can be obtained from the ALGTI Graduate curriculum composed of 10-hour courses including such possibilities as:
Provided that space is available, receipt of the registration form constitutes registration. Written cancellations, received fifteen (15) working days prior to the beginning of the program will be honored with a full refund of the registration fee. Due to conference commitments, late cancellations or non-attendance will not be refunded. Substitutions for registered participants may be made at any time.
The ALGTI Board has established an attendance policy which states that the entire course must be taken in order to receive full credit. A commissioner who misses any portion of a course will be required to retake the course in its entirety in order to receive credit for the course.