The V.G. Young Institute of County Government is a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and The Texas A&M University System.  Located in College Station, the Institute works to meet the educational needs of county officials and the public by anticipating, identifying and addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by Texas county government.

The Institute fulfills this charge by offering various educational programs, published reference materials and counsel to county officials, community organizations, and citizens across the state.  The Institute is dedicated to the Extension mission:  “improving lives of people, businesses, and communities across Texas and beyond through high-quality, relevant education.”

Contact the Institute at 979-845-4572 or vgyi@ag.tamu.edu.


 Accepting Applications for Commissioners Court Leadership Academy, Class VI
starting November 1, 2016

The Commissioners Court Leadership Academy helps county judges and commissioners fulfill their potential.  By building leadership skills, Academy participants will be better equipped to meet the needs of their counties, and the people they serve.


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