The City of Abilene is now accepting applications for Abilene Academy 2021. Interested applicants can submit their information directly through the City’s website at abilenetx.gov/abileneacademy. The application deadline is November 30, 2021.
Individuals who were accepted into Abilene Academy 2020 and 2021 (cancelled due to COVID-19) are welcome to join the 2022 class. Simply re-submit your contact information through the application link above, and check the box that indicates you were a 2020 or 2021 class member.
Accepted class members will be notified by December 15, 2021.
Abilene Academy is a free, 11-week course that gives participants an inside look at the operations and services provided by the City of Abilene. Each week, class members will get to dive into a different City department and get a behind-the-scenes look into operations and services. At the completion of the course, participants are invited to take part in Field Day; a hands-on opportunity to ride, operate, and learn about some of the major equipment and machinery used by City staff.
Abilene Academy 2022 will begin Monday, February 7, 2022, and meet weekly through Monday, May 2, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. (class will not be held Monday, February 14 or March 8). Dinner is provided.
For more information including class schedules, an online application, and a downloadable brochure, go to abilenetx.gov/abileneacademy.