Building Officials Leadership Academy

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The 2018 BOLA Core Curriculum Week consists of five consecutive days of training at the International Code Council Western Regional Office.

  • Day 1: Creating an Administrative Foundation for a Successful Building Department
  • Day 2: Budgeting and Finance for Building Officials
  • Day 3: Constituent Advocacy: Be an Effective Advocate for Your Jurisdiction
  • Day 4: Persuasive Communication
  • Day 5: Critical Thinking for Today and Tomorrow

In addition, all BOLA students are required to complete three (3) elective courses offered at the CALBO Education Weeks each year. There is no time completion requirement for the electives, but all BOLA students must attend the weeklong core curriculum program in Sacramento. There are NO make-up opportunities for missed core curriculum courses.

Registration Information

Registration for the BOLA Class of 2018-2019 is at capacity. For more information about the next BOLA Program or to add your name to the waitlist, please contact the CALBO office at or call 916-457-1103.