The Office of Teaching Innovation and Digital Education offers professional training opportunities for Municipal Clerks to assist them in earning their Alabama Certified Municipal Clerk and Master Municipal Clerk professional designations.  The Certification Institute for Municipal Clerks (CMC) and Master Municipal Clerk Academy (MMC)  are held biannually.  The Annual Municipal Clerks and Administrators Conference is held annually, traditionally in the fall, in various locations around the state.  The annual conference provides city clerks and administrators with an overview of important issues and concerns facing them professionally.

This training is not exclusive to municipal clerks, many individuals with similar job responsibilities attend. However, we do encourage you to join the Alabama Association for Municipal Clerks and Administrators.  For more information on receiving a certificate through The University of Alabama, please refer to the Certification page.

Continuing Education

Each Municipal Clerks Training Institute provides 20 contact hours of continuing education.  The Annual Winter Conference hours vary between 10 and 12.  These programs also offer CPE through the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy.  For questions regarding continuing education, or to request a copy of your transcript from The University of Alabama,  please email Jamie Dykes at To request a copy of past Certificates of Attendance, please contact the registration department at 205-348-3000.

Cancellations and Refunds

A cancellation charge of 100% of the registration fee will be assessed on cancellations occurring within seven (7) days of the start of this session. Refunds will not be granted after the program has begun. The University of Alabama reserves the right to cancel, postpone or combine class sections, to limit registration or to change instructors. To cancel your registration, contact the Registration Services department at 205-348-3000 or View the OTIDE Cancellation Policy online.

Request for Accommodations

The University of Alabama is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Requests for accommodation of physical and/or dietary needs should be made at least 30 calendar days in advance of the program date. Please email your request to Jamie Dykes at

The University of Alabama Office of Teaching Innovation and Digital Education, in partnership with the Alabama Association of Municipal Clerks and Administrators (AAMCA), determines the educational content of the institute and conferences.


AAMCA 2023-2024 Officers:

  • President – Linda Ferguson, Town of Millport
  • President-Elect – Beth Lee, City of Rainbow City
  • Secretary – Amanda Traywick, City of Helena
  • Treasurer – Megan Batte, City of Centreville

Committee Members:

  • Wendy Dickerson, City of Hoover
  • Greg Cochran, Alabama League of Municipalities
  • Kaycea Sasser, Town of South Vinemont
  • Lori Lein, Alabama League of Municipalities
  • Sarah McKinney, Town of Red Bay