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. 

This 8-week course will be offered on the first Thursday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. from January through September.  Topics covered will 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 will be 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. 

Registration is now closed for the 2022 Knightdale Mayor’s Academy.  We will advertise and repost the applications for the 2023 Academy in the Fall.