Clerks' Certification Institute

  • Chapel Hill, NC

The Clerks Certification Institute (CCI) provides instruction in subjects involving the core responsibilities of municipal and county clerks. The topics covered include the open meetings law, the public records law, ordinance authority and adoption, local government board procedures, agenda preparation, meeting minutes, public notices, oaths of office, quasi-judicial proceedings, and many others. Successful completion of the CCI satisfies the education requirements specified by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks for designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC). It also satisfies the education requirements for designation by the NC Association of Municipal Clerks as a NC Certified Municipal Clerk (NCCMC) and for designation by the NC Association of County Clerks as a NC Certified County Clerk (NCCCC). Enrollment is open to municipal and county clerks, deputy clerks, and assistant clerks, as well as to those with equivalent responsibilities in regional government entities.

2018 Course Dates and Tenative Dates
 
February 12-16

May 14-18

Tentative dates for August 27-31 and October 22-26, 2018.

 Tuition is $2600.

Hotel Information:

We strongly recommend that you book all the rooms available below as it is easier to cancel a room than reserve one at the special rate.

 

HYATT PLACE CHAPEL HILL/SOUTHERN VILLAGE

MAY:Call In Reservations:  Call 1-800-233-1234 and request the “2018 Clerks Certification May Room Block” group rate of $75 for the dates of May 13-18, 2018. Please do NOT have guests call the hotel directly to make reservations as they will just get transferred to reservations. Website: To book direct, guests can also visit https://chapelhill.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-CLKM.  The Corporate/Group Code is: G-CLKM Last Day for Reservations:  I’ve set the cutoff date to make reservations as April 30, 2018.  Please communicate this as the deadline to your guests, as they will not be able to make reservations after this date in the group block.Hyatt Place offers free breakfast, wi-fi and on-site parking for guests.  We are also walking distance to Southern Village and it’s shops, movie theater  and eateries, including the new second location of world famous Al’s Burger Shack!  www.southernvillage.com

Holiday Inn Express - Clerks Certification May 2018

A block of rooms has been set up at the Holiday Inn Express Chapel Hill with a special rate of $80. The rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online click the link Clerks Certification May 2018. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919 489 7555 and provide the name "Clerks Certification". To receive the special rate reservations must be made no later than April 22, 2018.

Hampton Inn & Suites - Clerks Certification May 2018

A block of rooms has been set up at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill with a special rate of $80. The rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online visit chapelhillsuites.hamptoninn.com and use Group Code CCM. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919 403 8700, press 0 and provide the name "Clerks Certification". To receive the special rate reservations must be made no later than April 22, 2018.

Holiday Inn Express - Clerks Certification August 2018

A block of rooms has been set up at the Holiday Inn Express Chapel Hill with a special rate of $80. The rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online click the link Clerks Certification August. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919 489 7555 and provide the name "Clerks Certification". To receive the special rate reservations must be made no later than August 9, 2018.

Hampton Inn & Suites - Clerks Certification August 2018A block of rooms has been set up at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill with a special rate of $80. The rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online visit chapelhillsuites.hamptoninn.com and use Group Code CCA. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919 403 8700, press 0 and provide the name "Clerks Certification". To receive the special rate reservations must be made no later than August 9, 2018.

 
The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, July 1, September 1 and December 1.

Additional information

Certification Details:

To receive the CMC, NCCCC, or NCCMC designation, participants must meet specific criteria established by IIMC, the NC Association of County Clerks, the Boards of County Commissioners, or the NC Association of Municipal Clerks, respectively.

Other students may be enrolled at the course director’s discretion if space permits.

Teaching methods include lecture, case studies, group work, and out-of-class assignments. A passing score on all examinations, successful completion of all homework assignments, and fulfillment of all attendance requirements outlined in the Attendance Policy are required for successful completion of the Certification Institute.

Completion of Certification Institute fulfills the education requirement for designation as a CMC by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks as well as a major part of the requirements for designation as an NCCCC or NCCMC by the respective state clerks association.

A passing score on all examinations, successful completion of all homework assignments, and fulfillment of all attendance requirements outlined in the Attendance Policy are required for successful completion of the Certification Institute.

 

Completion of Certification Institute fulfills the education requirement for designation as a CMC by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and a major part of the requirements for designation as an NCCCC or NCCMC by the respective state assoc.
  • Chapel Hill, NC
    February 12 - 16, 2018
    May 14 - 18, 2018
    August 27 - 31, 2018
    October 22 - 26, 2018
    CB#3330
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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    The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, July 1, September 1 and December 1.
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    The 2018 Class if Full:  Click here if you would like to be placed on a waitlist.

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    February 12-16

    May 14-18

    Tentative dates for August 27-31 and October 22-26, 2018.

     

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For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Carla Stowe

Program Manager
919.843.8176
Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government