Foundations For Local Public Health Practice: Tools Needed to Get the Job Done 2019-2020

Please note: As of Monday, October 28th, registration is now closed as the course is at capacity.


Course Description

The course is designed for Massachusetts public health workers who carry out routine and emergency environmental and population-focused health functions.

Important Dates:

In-person Classes—

November 13,  February 12, and April 8

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
75 North Drive
Westborough, MA 01581


December 18 and February 19

Suggested Audience:

  • Staff (i.e. Agents, Directors, Emergency Preparedness Coordinators or Planners, Environmental Health Sanitarians or Specialists, Health Inspectors, Health Officers, Sanitarians, Public Health Nurses)
  • Governing Bodies (Board of Health members -elected or appointed, Commissioners)
  • Professionals new to the field
  • Professionals with experience and an interest in advancing knowledge and skills

The course has four requirements:

  1. Classroom Attendance – 3 days
  2. Webinar Participation – 2 sessions
  3. Self-paced Online Trainings – 17
  4. Additional Work – such as preparing questions for instructors and panelists

Trouble accessing the course or other course-related questions? Contact Seth Eckhouse at


  • Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts
  • New England Public Health Training Center