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Knightdale Mayor's Academy

The Knightdale Mayor’s Academy offers residents a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of local government, interact with elected officials and town staff, and gain first-hand knowledge of town services through training and hands-on activities. 

Topics covered include General Governance, Local Government Administration, Development and Land Administration, Recreation and Special Events, Public Works/Stormwater Management, Fire Protection Services, and Law Enforcement Administration.

The Knightdale Mayor's Academy is limited to 20 participants who live in-town or the ETJ and are at least 18 years of age.  Participants will be selected on a first come, first-served basis. 

The 2023 Knightdale Mayor’s Academy schedule is below.  All sessions will be held in the evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

  • August 3, 2023
  • August 10, 2023
  • August 31, 2023
  • September 14, 2023
  • September 28, 2023
  • October 12, 2023
  • October 26, 2023
  • November 9, 2023
  • November 30, 2023

If you would like to be notified when the 2024 Mayor's Academy application period opens, please complete the interest form below.

Interest Form

See highlights from the 2022 Knightdale Mayor's Academy below: