Member Training Staff Directory

ECG offers professional development programs designed specifically for communities owning and operating their own utility enterprise systems.

Our programs provide professional development and targeted support services. Both areas offer insightful tactics and strategies designed for growth and development.

All classes will be held at the MEAG Power Training Center in Forsyth unless otherwise noted. A list of our current classes are listed below. For any questions, please contact Michelle Weekly at mweekley@ecoga.org or 770.563.0435.

Residential Energy Audit Training

The class will be taught by residential efficiency experts from the Southface Energy Institute. This class will develop the knowledge and expertise of utility staff responsible for dealing with residential customers on energy efficiency and cost reduction opportunities.

The first day of class will be conducted at the SWEETCenter on the Southface campus in Atlanta. There will be a site visit to conduct an energy audit in an actual home on the second day.

May 16 -17 SWEET Center, Atlanta

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Performance Management

No matter what your title or whether you’re the one doing or the one receiving the evaluation, performance reviews aren't a particularly popular subject. Attendees will learn how to more objectively write and conduct productive employee performance evaluations. The true importance of tying each individual’s goals and objectives into their department’s overall goals and, thus, into the organization’s goals will be stressed.

May 21

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Basic Electric Rates

June 27

Registration Opens Soon


Utility Customer Service Training

Providing municipalities with the necessary skills and resources to provide excellent service to your customer. This program is designed to offer guidance with the unique demands of the utility industry. Customer satisfaction is a key component of the overall success of your municipal enterprise systems. You will gain insight on effective communication skills.

The Customer Service training program is designed to provide maximum benefit while limiting time away from your job duties. Divided into 6 modules, our training allows flexibility in scheduling and the option of attending individual classes for subject concentration. Upon completion of the program, a Certificate of Completion is presented. A detailed description of each topic can be found here.


July 30 |August 27| September 24|October 17| November 19 | December 17

Registration Opens Soon


Foreman Series


September 17 |October 24 | November 21

Registration Opens June 18


Excellence As A Supervisor Program

Providing training for first line supervisors, mid-level supervisors and prospective supervisors, the Excellence as a Supervisor Program is an exceptional resource to provide your personnel with the tools necessary to succeed. A first-time supervisor often arrives in his or her new role with little experience. The program is designed to provide the skills and training to eliminate frustration and allow the new supervisor to flourish.

Series 1:
October 1-2 |November 6-7 |December 3-4

Series 2
January 7-8 | February 4-5 | March 10-11

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The DOT Process Simplified for Electric Utilities

January 28
Registration Opens October 29


Utilities Credits & Collections

February 25
Registration Opens November 12


Communicating in Crisis Situations

March 19
Registration Opens December 10