Course Outline

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Cary 101: Class of 2020

The following is a general course outline and is subject to change. A more detailed agenda will be provided to selected participants prior to the program's start.

To receive a graduation certificate, participants should attend at least seven of the eight sessions. Homework will be assigned to enhance a participant's understanding of course materials, but will not be required for graduation.

Session 1

Civics 101
Understand Cary's basic structure, culture and organization.

Session 2

Government in Action
Meet Cary's Council members, Clerk's Office, Boards, Commissions and other staff at a reception prior to attending the Council meeting.

Session 3

Public Safety
Learn about Cary's fire, police and 911 services.

Session 4

Recreation, Leisure, and Community Building
See how Cary engages the community with recreation, arts and leisure opportunities.

Session 5

Mobility: Today & Tomorrow
Streets, greenways, bike lanes and buses! Learn how Cary keeps things moving.

Session 6

Shaping Cary
Consider the many factors affecting Cary's development and growth.

Session 7

Public Works & Utilities
Meet the many faces of Public Works & Utilities!

Session 8

What's new in Cary and recognition of participants.