Workforce Development

To help achieve our mission, MHOA offers a variety of workforce development programs for local public health departments and boards of health. We also partner with other associations, state and local agencies, and training centers to provide additional training opportunities on the latest public health topics.


Signature MHOA Programs:

MHOA/MassDEP Winter Seminar Series:
Registration is now open!  This year, there are three options - details below:

Dates, Times & Locations:

Virtual Day 1 (Via Zoom): Tuesday, March 7th
In-person: Thursday, March 9th @ Devens Conference Center
Virtual Day 2 (Via Zoom): Tuesday, March 21st

Agendas:

Virtual Day 1 (Via Zoom) - March 7th:
8:45 - Login and Setup
9:00 - MassDEP 2023 Priorities & Updates-Gary Moran, Acting Commissioner
9:50 - Drinking Water 101
10:40 - Break
10:50 - Waste Ban Update-John Fischer, MassDEP Boston 
11:40 - Wrap-up and Adjourn
 
In-Person - March 9th at Devens Conference Center:
8:15* - Breakfast and Networking
9:00 - MassDEP 2023 Priorities & Updates-Gary Moran, Acting Commissioner
9:50 -Drinking Water 101
10:40 - BREAK
10:50 - PFAS Update
11:40 - Waste Ban Update-John Fischer, MassDEP Boston
12:30* - Lunch
1:00 - Title 5 Topic 1
1:50 - Training Opportunities and requirements for Health Agents-John Murphy, MassDEP Boston & Andrea Briggs, MassDEP Central Region
2:40 - Wrap-up and Adjourn
 
* Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Please let us know in advance about any
dietary restrictions.
 
Virtual Day 2 (Via Zoom) - March 21st:
8:45 - Login and Setup
9:00 - Welcome and Session updates-Andrea Briggs, MassDEP
9:10 - PFAS Update
10:00 - BREAK
10:10 - Title 5 Topic 1
11:00 - Training Opportunities and requirements for Health Agents -
John Murphy, MassDEP Boston & Andrea Briggs, MassDEP Central Region
11:50 - Wrap-up and Adjourn
 
Continuing Educational Units available:

In-person, all day: RS, REHS, and CHO – 6 CEUs - SE/SI CEUs - pending

Virtual Day 1: RS, REHS, and CHO – 3 CEUs - SE/SI CEUs - pending

Virtual Day 2: RS, REHS, and CHO – 3 CEUs - SE/SI CEUs - pending

Click HERE to Register!!

Please join us for:  Moving Forward with a Revised Housing Code
Presented by the Community Sanitation Program at MDPH

Dates, Times & Locations:
1/30, Monday – Quincy, Granite Links (registration closed)
2/1, Wednesday – Taunton, Clarion Hotel (registration closed)
   (formerly the Holiday Inn)
2/7, Tuesday – Devens Common Center
2/8, Wednesday – Country Club of Pittsfield

Continuing Education Units:
5.5 Contact hours for RS/REHS & CHO

Click HERE to Register!!


Annual Conference
A 3 day event for MA public health professionals to hear about the latest public health topics, learn new skills, and network with other local public health colleagues. Speakers from national, state and local agencies are invited each year. 


Quarterly Meetings
Two hour interactive sessions on popular public health topics and opportunities for networking. 


March 2023 Quarterly Meeting Details:

 

                     Mark your calendars! Registration                                   will open soon!

 

MHOA/MassDEP Winter Seminar Series
An annual event to provide the latest MassDEP updates and training on relevant and timely topics.


MHOA/MDPH Community Sanitation Spring Seminar Series
An annual day long event offered 4 times in 4 different locations throughout MA to provide the latest CSP updates and training on relevant and timely topics.


MHOA members always receive a discount on all registration fees!