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March 12-24
Education Day

Clerks Institute

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MAMC Basic Institute is designed to enhance the job performance of clerks in small and large municipalities and is recommended for clerks seeking the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) Designation. The CMC designation and the knowledge garnered from this substantive and relevant curriculum are of great benefit to the individual and the respective local governmental unit as a whole.

The Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks encourages continued education and professional training for members through the Michigan Municipal Clerks Institute (MMCI). The MMCI offers programs specifically tailored to the needs and requirements of the municipal clerk’s office, and completion of the program satisfies the educational requirements for the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC).

The MMCI consists of three 1-week sessions with a minimum of 40 hours of classroom instruction per session. The program is sponsored by MAMC in conjunction with Central Michigan University and is held at the Comfort Inn in Mt. Pleasant in March of each year. The instruction and coordination of classes is contracted through a private vendor.

WEEK ONE: March 12-17, 2023

WEEK TWO: March 19-24, 2023
The curriculum is the same for both weeks.

MAMC Member – $650 *you must be logged in to receive the member rate.
Non-member – $700

Payment postmarked after February 19, 2023 for week one or February 26, 2023 for week two,
add $50. ($700 MAMC member/$750 non-member.)

Faxing or emailing registration forms before the deadline does not avoid the late fee.

Institute registration fee includes instructional costs, course materials, and some meals.

Below is a list of the meals that will be covered by the registration fee.
• Breakfast on Monday - Friday
• Lunch on Monday, Tuesday,  and Thursday
• Dinner on Sunday and Thursday

Registration is open to all City, Township, Village, and County clerks and deputy clerks in Michigan. If you are not a clerk or a deputy clerk, you must include a letter of endorsement from the organization’s Clerk.

The cancellation fee is $100.00 (per SR 17), and request must be submitted 14 days prior to the event. Cancellation requests must be made in writing and emailed to or faxed to MAMC at 517-371-1170. Cancellation requests received after 14 days before the conference date or no shows will be charged the full registration fee and are not entitled to any refund.

• Challenges and Solutions for Michigan Clerks
• Understanding the Legislative Process
• Effective Communications
• Lessons Learned in the Mid-Term Elections
• Professionalism in the Clerk’s Office
• Managing Generational Differences
• Budgeting Basics
• Training Across Generations
• Eureka to Action

Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel and Conference Center
2424 South Mission | Mt Pleasant, MI 48858 | 989-772-4000

The registration fee does not include lodging. There is a block of rooms reserved for MAMC Institute at the Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel and Conference Center until February 19, 2023 for the first week and February 26, 2023 for the second week. Single occupancy rooms are available at reduced rates starting at $96 plus applicable taxes and assessments. The cancellation deadline is 48 hours before the arrival date to avoid charging for one night’s lodging plus taxes.

To book your room at the Comfort Inn, you can make reservations by calling 989-772-4000 and telling them you are with MAMC. You may also book your room online.
Click here for Week 1
Click here for Week 2