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Dates

November 30-2
Education Day

Master Academy

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An advanced continuing education program that prepares participants to perform complex municipal duties and is recommended for clerks seeking to complete the Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) Designation.

Certification Points
Three days of instruction, 18 hours earns 9 points toward IIMC and/or 6 points toward MAMC certification.

November 30 - December 2, 2021
Comfort Inn and Suites Conference Center, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

$150 per day *
*Members and non-members add a late fee of $50 if postmarked after November 12, 2021.
(LATE FEE IS ONE TIME ONLY, NOT $50 PER DAY IF REGISTERING FOR MULTIPLE DAYS.)

Registration fee includes sessions, materials, lunch each day and certificate of completion for each day. You will be your own for dinner each evening. The Comfort Inn offers a complimentary continental breakfast for hotel guests. Lodging is separate.

Schedule Highlights
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

  • Clerk to Clerk Discussion (You Asked For It!)
  • HR- Do's and Don'ts - Kate Baldwin, Sterling Heights

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

  • Legislative Update - Mary Clark, Delta Township and Adam Wit, Charter Township of Harrison.
  • Legal Update - Focus on Marijuana Laws, David Revore, Revore Law Firm
  • This is Your Brain Online, Scott Becker, Ph.D.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

  • Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Resolution - Christal Eason, President, CLE Strategic Solutions, LLC
  • Thriving and Surviving - Lewis G. Bender, Ph.D., MAMC Facilitator and Institute Director

Sessions will take place 8:45 AM - Noon and 1:00 - 4:30 each day.

Attire at Masters Academy
Casual business attire is appropriate. The classrooms will be on the cool side, so plan accordingly.

Accommodations
The registration fee does not include lodging. There is a block of rooms reserved for MAMC at the newly renovated Comfort Inn Hotel & Suites Hotel and Conference Center until November 12, 2021. Single occupancy rooms are available at reduced rates starting at $96 plus applicable taxes and assessments. If you wish to share a room, you must provide the name of your roommate to the hotel. Identify yourself as a “MAMC” participant when making reservations. Provide your agency’s tax-exempt number to avoid state taxes.

Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel Conference Center
2424 South Mission
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
989-772-4000
Additional information about the Comfort Inn Hotel & Suites
is available at www.mtpcomfortinn.com.

Informational Flyer

Education Committee Chairpersons
Melanie D. Ryska, Sterling Heights, Education Committee Chair
Rachelle Enbody, Pere Marquette Township, Education Committee Vice-Chair

Facilitator
Lewis G. Bender, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
Mary Bender
P.O. Box 330
Leroy, MI 46955
Phone: 231-797-5536 | Email: mbender102@aol.com

MAMC Cancellation Policy
The cancellation fee is now $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 info@
michiganclerks.org or faxed to MAMC at 517-371-1170. Cancellation requests received
after 14 business days before the conference date or no shows will be charged the full
registration fee and are not entitled to any refund.