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El Paso County is proud to host the Spring 2022 Citizens College with sessions held May 4 through June 15. The Citizens College is presented by the El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group.


Mission of Citizens College:

To serve as an introductory program to better connect citizens (of all ages) to the services and major functions of El Paso County.

Goals of Citizens College:

  • Build familiarity for citizens with County departments & elected officials
  • Reduce the unnecessary negative mystique associated with local government
  • Create access for citizens to better understand County operations and facilities
  • Create greater awareness for our award winning County
Blue box image with el paso county logo and text "spring 2022 El Paso County Citizens College Registration is now closed attendance confirmation by april 25"

2022 Course Specifics

  • Introduction Session – Commissioners Welcome address, County-City Differences, Budget and Master Plan Overview
  • Criminal Justice Session – Inter-workings of the Sheriff and Coroner’s Office presentation, tour of Criminal Justice Center and Coroner’s Office
  • Roads, Recreation & Emergencies Session – Overview of Parks and Community Service, Public Works and Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management
  • Citizens Service Center Session – Public Health, DHS, Assessor, and Treasurer Offices | Interactive Office Tour | Clerk & Recorder/Elections – tour ballot counting
  • Justice for All Session – District Attorney, Restorative Justice programs, Jury Process, a Judge’s perspective | Tour of Courthouse

Registration is CLOSED