2012 Illinois Public Service Institute

Public Works staff members graduated from the Illinois Public Service Institute (IPSI). IPSI a nationally recognized three-year training program which provides instruction expressly designed for public service professionals. The course is divided into three one-week sessions (one week each year) focusing on training in public service, personal growth, and professional development.

In 2002, recognizing the importance of promoting the advancement of public works among persons professionally involved in the delivery of public works infrastructure and services, the Illinois Chapter of the American Public Works Association and the Chicago Metropolitan Chapter of the American Public Works Association formed a partnership to develop and promote educational and technical opportunities for their members—IPSI. IPSI is now a nationally recognized model for public service education.

Champaign Public Works 2012 Graduates

David Happ, Development Section              John Karduck, Forestry Section
Engineering Div./Public Works                   Operations Div./Public Works