Michigan Road Scholar Program


APWA Michigan Roads Scholar Program

MRSP is designed to meet the training needs for frontline public works employees. This three-year (one week per year) program is designed to train in most aspects of municipal road right-of-way work tasks and is non-sequential so that one may start the three-year cycle at any time.

Offering a powerful collection of training sessions, this program is designed to bring your career to a new level of professionalism. Topics covered during the three years:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Course
  • Work Zone Safety
  • Snow and Ice Control
  • Flagger Certification
  • Traffic Incident Management
  • Equipment Operations and Safety
  • Mutual Aid Disaster Training
  • Plan Sets, Grade Setting, and GIS
  • Accessibility Guidelines
  • MUTCD/Signage Standards
  • Pavement Management
  • Tree Pruning/Chainsaw & Chipper Safety
  • Driving/Trailer Safety
  • Pesticide Use/Licensing
  • Pipe Materials/Construction Techniques
  • Trenching/Shoring

Make plans to join us at the Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center for this innovative comprehensive training program.  Registration is $749 and includes classes, materials, breaks and the following meals.  Breakfast on Tuesday through Friday; lunch on Tuesday through Thursday; dinner on Thursday.

For lodging arrangements call the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites at 989-772-4000 and mention you are with APWA MRSP to receive the discounted rates. Do not make reservations on the websites.

We are accepting 40 first year registrants and welcome previous attendees.  Participants who successfully attend all three training years will be designated as an APWA Michigan Roads Scholar and will be recognized at Thursday’s evening picnic.

Register today! You won’t want to miss this specialized training.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR 2022 MSRP

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