Governor School 2018
Governor School 2018

Governor Training Events 

  Governor School 2019

Whether you’re an experienced governor technician or an apprentice, this annual training workshop will expand your knowledge of governors and hone your skills.

Governor School is staffed by our knowledgeable instructors, many with decades of real-world experience. The sessions are interactive and the instructors’ goals are to share their knowledge with you.

We have expanded on the classic Woodward Governor School to provide a combination of classroom and hands-on training sessions on many types of Woodward governors, oil systems, and auxiliaries. Due to demand, we have added a track for Pelton governors, and other governor types are available upon request. Digital governor classes range from legacy Woodward digital models to the latest PLC-based digital systems.

For more information, click on the Class Schedule link below.

This three-day workshop will be held near Stevens Point, WI.
June 11 – 13, 2019

We are always adding more instructors, more hands-on time, and more cutaway displays,
and we’re bringing back the popular special Breakout Sessions and our famous Pig Roast.

Governor School covers the following topics:
  • Gateshaft Governors
  • Governor Accessories
  • Mechanical Cabinet Actuators
  • XX Herringbone Gear Pumps
  • Analog Electric Governors
  • PMGs and SSGs
  • 20 Series Gear Pumps
  • Theory of Operation
  • Pump Unloader Systems
  • Digital Governors
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Auxiliary Speed Switches
  • NERC Testing and Grid Stability

Event Brochure

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Tentative class schedule

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Class Fee: $2,995 (register before April 1, 2019) or $3,195 (regular) per person. Lodging is included!

OR download and complete the registration form (PDF) and email to or fax to +1-215-354-1782.

For more information, please contact Kelly Romanowski at 215-354-1144 or at

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