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

To apply for the 2023 Knightdale Mayor's Academy, CLICK HERE.

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