2022 Worthington Citizens Academy

Citizen Academy to Begin on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - CLASS IS FULL

The Worthington Citizens Academy will begin this fall as an opportunity for Worthington residents to learn more about how their government works.  The class schedule can be viewed here.

The class is at capacity for 2022, but you can still register to be placed on the waitlist for this year, or to be notified when registration opens for next year's class. Complete the registration form here.

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The Worthington Citizens Academy is designed to help Worthington residents learn more about their city government and become more connected to their community. 

This seven-week program is an excellent way to educate residents, build positive relationships, increase communication between government officials and citizens, and inspire future municipal leaders and volunteers.

Academy members will:

  • Have the opportunity to meet City Council members, department heads, and staff.
  • Learn how decisions are made, how city funds are allocated, and how departments operate.
  • Enjoy comprehensive overviews of departments, programs, and services.
  • Discover the current status and plans for development and programming in Worthington.
  • Expand their knowledge and become more informed on current issues and proposed projects within the City.
  • Participate in lively discussions, role-playing, and other fun interactive activities.
  • Tour city facilities.
  • Become informed, involved citizens

Read more in this special column from City Manager Matt Greeson

There are two ways to apply: 

  1. Follow this link to register (If class is full, registrants will be placed on the waitlist)
  2. Stop in and pick up an application at the Worthington Municipal Building, 6550 N. High Street, Worthington, OH 43085

Email Us or call 614-436-3100 for more information.