Nashua City Academy

Have you ever wondered how Nashua’s city government works? Who are the people that work behind the scenes to keep Nashua running? Register for the Nashua City Academy to answer these questions and more! The free, 13-week course gives participants the opportunity to learn from leaders of the various departments and divisions of City of Nashua government, about how the city’s government and services operate. The academy focuses on a different aspect of city government each week, covering everything from the inner workings of the Nashua Police Department and the school district, to economic development and how the city crafts a budget.


2021 City Academy registration closed on September 6.

2021 City Academy Course Schedule

City Academy will meet weekly on Monday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, beginning on September 13th and ending with a graduation ceremony on December 13th.

City Academy will be held in a virtual format. Should public health conditions improve, it could return to in person sessions.

Quotes from past participants about City Academy:

“I’m impressed by the level of commitment across the staff.”

“I want to thank the Mayor for having this City Academy, as it was very enlightening to hear about so many groups that I was not aware of. Thanks Jim for the opportunity.”

“The speakers knew their subjects and presented themselves well.”

“The question and answer periods were great!”

“Presentations were awesome.”