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Posted on: November 1, 2020

Join us for Abilene Academy 2021!

Applications now accepted for Abilene Academy 2021

The City of Abilene is now accepting applications for Abilene Academy 2021. Interested applicants can submit their information directly through the City’s website at The application deadline is December 1, 2020.

Individuals who were accepted into Abilene Academy 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19) are welcome to join the 2021 class. Simply re-submit your contact information through the application link above, and check the box that indicates you were a 2020 class member.

Accepted class members will be notified by December 15, 2020.

Abilene Academy is a free, 11-week course that gives participants an inside look at the operations and services provided by the City of Abilene. Each week, class members will get to dive into a different City department. At the completion of the course, participants are invited to take part in Field Day; a hands-on opportunity to ride, operate, and learn about some of the major equipment and machinery used by City staff.

Abilene Academy 2021 will begin Monday, March 1, and meet weekly through Monday, May 17, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. (class will not be held Monday, March 8 for Spring Break). 

For more information including class schedules, an online application, and a downloadable brochure, go to

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