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Georgia Clerks Education Institute

The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program for city and county clerks is designed to establish minimum standards and professional goals for city and county clerks. The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program is jointly sponsored by the Georgia County Clerks Association and the Georgia Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association (GMC/FOA).

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The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program offers the following:

  • state mandated training for clerks

  • certification as a Georgia Certified Clerk

  • Advanced Management Certificate (Masters Education Management Development Program)

  • Masters Education Graduate Seminar (MEGS) project information below

  • continuing education

 

The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program

  • introduces new methods and approaches to enable clerks and finance officers to become more efficient and effective in their jobs

  • increases managerial competence of municipal and county clerks to meet new challenges and demands placed on local government

  • creates the opportunity for clerks to further their professional development to gain the recognition they deserve

 

Target Groups

  • City Clerks

  • County Clerks

  • other personnel performing city or county clerk duties in local government

 

State Mandated Training

State law (O.C.G.A. sections 36-1-24 and 36-45-20) requires anyone hired as of April 1, 1992, holding the title of "clerk" or performing the duties of a municipal/county clerk pursuant to the local charter, ordinance, or code shall attend a 15-hour mandated orientation training. The training consists of a basic overview of job duties and functions required of clerks. The 15-hour mandated training counts toward the 100 hours required for full certification.  Mandated training is offered at the fall and winter training conferences.

 

View upcoming Georgia Clerks Education Institute (GCEI) Training.

 

View more information on the Georgia Clerks Education Institute (GCEI).

 

View the worksheet for tracking courses (Grandfather clerks who took mandated training February 2015 or earlier).

 

View the worksheet for tracking courses (New clerks who took mandated training after February 2015).

 

See Instructions for Accessing Training Records.

 

Masters Education Management Development Program Project

Register Online

Register by Mail

View project requirements


View information on upcoming conferences.


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