Spring Education Institute

Providing in-depth, interactive training for public power professionals in a range of disciplines.
April 25 - 29, 2022
Minneapolis, Minnesota


The American Public Power Association’s seasonal education institutes offer in-depth training courses for all skill levels. Institutes allow attendees to focus on a single topic or spend the week in multiple classes for comprehensive training.

Classes are designed by instructors who have decades of industry experience and understand the needs of public power utilities. The Institute format also provides an excellent opportunity to network with industry peers and to earn continuing education credits.

Course Topics

The Spring Education Institute will feature in-depth courses on the following topics:

  • Accounting
  • Work Order & Asset Management 
  • Cost of Service and Rate Design
  • Technical Training 

More details coming by February 2022 or contact [email protected] with preliminary questions. 

Virtual Training

In the interim, check out the APPA Academy’s virtual training options.

More information

Phone: 202-467-2978; Email: [email protected]

Phone: 202-467-2941; Email: [email protected]

Phone: 202-467-2965; Email: [email protected]

Phone: 202-467-2967; Email: [email protected]

More details coming by February 2022 or contact [email protected] with preliminary questions. 



More details coming by February 2022 or contact [email protected] with preliminary questions. 

More details coming by February 2022 or contact [email protected] with preliminary questions. 

More details coming by February 2022 or contact [email protected] with preliminary questions. 

Earn While You Learn!

Participate in APPA’s Education Institutes to earn IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs), Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and Continuing Professional Education credits (CPEs). 

What educational credits are available?

APPA Academy events include the following opportunities for educational credits:

IACET logoContinuing Education Units (CEUs) - The American Public Power Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. For information regarding certification status, attendance requirements and obtaining attendees transcripts, contact [email protected] or 202-467-2965.

Credit hours will be listed on individual course web pages  and are subject to change based on the final agendas. 

Completion Requirements:

  • Participants must sign in each day, attend (and participate) in the entire event, and complete an evaluation form at the end of class
  • Partial credit cannot be given for partial attendance
  • Attendance is monitored by an APPA staff member and the instructor
  • Certificates will be emailed out by Oct. 22 to those who meet the requirements

CPE logoContinuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits - The American Public Power Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: Unless noted, there are no prerequisites for the courses offered and no advance preparation is required. Courses are group-internet based offerings at the basic/intermediate/advanced program level.

Credit hours and areas of study for the courses are listed on the individual course pages. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as clarification of requirements, complaints, and refunds, please contact [email protected].

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) The American Public Power Association’s educational practices are consistent with the criteria for awarding Professional Development Hours (PDHs) as established by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Course eligibility and number of PDHs may vary by state.