Since 1991, the Center for Urban Studies at Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs has managed and conducted professional development for the City Clerks and Municipal Finance Officers Association of Kansas.
Certification Institute and Master Academy respond to the professional development needs of all municipal clerks in Kansas. The courses offer theoretical and practical guidance in public administration, social and interpersonal concerns and special topics. Both programs take place during the same week in November and are accredited by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.
Nov. 3-7, 2014
Wichita Marriott Hotel
2014 Registration - CLOSED (2015 event information forthcoming)
More than 130 municipal clerks and 50 speakers participated in the 2014 Kansas/International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) Certification Institute and Academy. View pictures on Facebook here. A Facebook account is not necessary to see the images.
International Institute of Municipal Clerks Certification Institute
Nov. 3-7, 2014 (Years 1-3)
Nov. 5-7, 2014 (Year 4)
- Classes that convene annually to complete training in established curricula
- 120 contact hours (60 IIMC points) of education over four years applied to the Certified Municipal Clerk professional designation
Municipal Clerks Master Academy
- Continuing education for certified municipal clerks on special topics
- 12 contact hours of instruction toward the Master Municipal Clerk professional designation
The annual spring conference of the City Clerks and Municipal Finance Officers Association (CCMFOA) attracts professionals from 150 Kansas cities to Wichita each March. The conference focuses on current issues and provides concurrent small-group sessions to meet continuing education requirements.
Gayle Martin, Education Director
Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs