2013 MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL CLERKS INSTITUTE (MMCI)
The Institute experience helps participants build a network for problem solving that continues after the formal sessions end!
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Minnesota Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association (MCFOA) and the St. Cloud State University , Center for Continuing Studies invite you to participate in the Minnesota Municipal Clerks Institute (MMCI). MMCI is a three-year continuing education program leading to professional accreditation. Individuals successfully completing the three-year certification program are awarded 6 0 educational points toward the designation Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC). In addition to the educational points, 50 experience points are also required to receive the CMC.
The MMCI, following IIMC professional development guidelines, recognizes the critical role of the municipal clerk and finance officer in serving both large and small cities. Planned by a committee of clerks, the program emphasizes professional development in the areas of public administration, social and interpersonal skills, and special topics addressing emerging issues in the field.
The program provides opportunity for discussion and idea sharing among clerks and finance officers participating from throughout Minnesota . The Institute experience helps participants build a network for problem solving that continues after the formal sessions end. Completion of the Institute is an important step toward professional achievement.
Registration and Fees
The Institute fee for MCFOA members is $410 if postmarked by April 2, 2012, and $430 after April 2. The non-MCFOA member fee is $450 if postmarked by April 2, 2012, and $470 after April 2. This fee includes instruction, course materials, four lunches, refreshment breaks, and the Thursday evening banquet. Banquet guest tickets are $30. Refund of the registration fee, minus a $30 processing fee, will be granted to written cancellations received by April 13, 2012. The University reserves the right to cancel the Institute, if necessary.
Registration Form (PDF)
The Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association, (MCFOA), is a membership organization open to the Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers of the 855 Minnesota cities. Members are eligible to apply to MCFOA for a MMCI scholarship. Grants are $150, $250, $350. You must be a paid member to apply. The membership dues are $35. Go to www.mcfoa.org and click on forms to download the membership and scholarship applications forms.
If you are applying for a scholarship please register after you receive notification from the MCFOA of their decision. Notice will be sent to you by March 23, 2012 (approximately). You will be able to complete your registration prior to the April 2, 2012 early registration deadline. The Institute will still have plenty of space for you.
A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North, 2200 Freeway Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. You can access their web site or call the hotel directly at 763-566-8000 or 1-800-481-3556 and mention that you are attending the Minnesota Municipal Clerks Institute (MMCI) to receive the special room rate of $99 per night plus tax 6.5% sales tax and 6% occupancy tax. Reservations are guaranteed until April 2, 2012. After this date, reservations will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis at the hotel or neighboring lodging property.
There will be a Complimentary BBQ on Monday, April 23, 2012, outside by the pool from 6:15-8:15 p.m.
Free parking is available at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North.
Continuing Education Units
The Institute offers 4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). One CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience
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