Currituck Citizens Academy

*Registration for the 2024 Citizens Academy is closed. We have reached our capacity for the class and we are not accepting any more applications.

If you missed this year’s class, please try to join us in 2025.

The Citizens Academy provides an opportunity for Currituck County residents to learn about local government, offering a closer look at the functions of various departments and management of the county.

Each class session will focus on specific departments or topics and will be held in county facilities. The Citizens Academy is free of charge for all participants.

2024 class schedule:  Classes will be held on Thursdays, from 6:00 – 8:15 p.m.

  • February 1:  County Manager, Clerk to the Board and Human Resources at the Historic Courthouse.
  • February 8:  Finance, Elections and Public Works at the Public Safety Center.
  • February 15:  Soil & Water Conservation and Planning & Inspections at the Public Safety Center.
  • February 22:  GIS, Register of Deeds and Tax at the Currituck Governmental Center, Courtroom building.
  • February 29:  Airport and Tourism at the Public Safety Center.
  • March 7:  Senior Services and Parks & Recreation at the Currituck Senior Center.
  • March 14:  Emergency Management and 911 Communications at the Public Safety Center.
  • March 21:  Fire-Emergency Medical Services and Social Services at the Public Safety Center.
  • March 28:  Cooperative Extension and Animal Shelter at Extension and Shelter.
  • April 4:  Water at the Mainland Water Plant.
  • April 11:  Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center at the Detention Center.
  • April 18:  Conclusion: Dinner and Budgetopolis activity at the Public Safety Center.