Northwest Clerks Institute

Institute Conducted By

Washington State University, Professional Education - Conference Management

Sponsored by Washington Municipal Clerks Association, Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks, and Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (Recognized April 2004)

Department Conducting Institute

WSU Professional Education - Conference Management

Program Coordinator

Joann Tilton, Institute Director
Northwest Clerks Institute
Washington State University
Cell: (209) 456-7855

Location Of Instruction

  • University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
  • One Day Academy for AAMC, OAMR, and WMCA Annual Conferences: Locations Vary 

Dates Of Institute

Professional Development I ($750 Registration Only): June 2-7, 2024
Professional Development II ($750 Registration Only): June 9-14, 2024
Professional Development III ($750 Registration Only): June 16-21, 2024

Professional Development IV (MMC Academy) ($650 Registration Only): June 10-13, 2024

Visit the Northwest Clerks Institute at for specific dates, registration and housing costs, and program information.

Institute Program Scheduling

Time to graduate: Completion of 3 sessions (PD I, PD II, and PD III) – 120 hours for a total of 60 CMC - education points. May enter at any level and take in any order.

PD IV 24 hours for a total of 12 MMC - education points. 

Participants may attend annually, as the curriculum changes each year.

  • One Day Academy for AAMC, OAMR, and WMCA Annual Conferences; Typically– 9 AM - 4 PM with 1 Hour Lunch (Noon–1 PM)

Scholarships Available