North Carolina

Institute Conducted by

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Recognized May 1980)

Department Conducting Institute

Institute of Government, School of Government

Program Director

Kristina Wilson
Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government
Institute of Government, School of Government
CB #3330 - Knapp-Sanders Building
UNC at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3330
Phone: 919.966.8757 Fax: (919) 962-0654
E-mail Kristina Wilson
Website: Clerks Net

Additional Program Contacts

Carla Stowe
Phone: (919) 843-8176
E-mail Carla Stowe

Location of Instruction

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Knapp-Sanders Building

Dates of Institutes

New Clerks Institute: January 20, 2022 (virtual) | Registration fee: $200.00

Clerks Certification Institute Dates:

  • Week 1 February 7 - 11, 2022
  • Week 2 – May 16 -20, 2022
  • Week 3 – TBD
  • Week 4 –  TBD

Registration Fee: $2,900.00 for in person (includes breakfast and lunch most days); $2,600.00 for virtual.

Master Municipal Clerk Academy

Master Municipal Clerk Academies held in conjunction with the annual conference of the NC Association of County Clerks (NCACC)
Dates: April 16-18, 2022 

Four one-day Master Clerks Academies held throughout the state in cooperation with the North Carolina Association of Municipal Clerks (NCAMC) and North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM)
Date: April 1, 2022 (Hendersonville); April 8, 2022 (Red Oaks); April 22, 2022 (virtual) 

Master Clerks Academies held in conjunction with the NCAMC’s annual conference with the assistance of the NCLM
Dates: August 21-24, 2022

Three one-day Master Clerks Academies held throughout the state in cooperation with the NCACC
2022 Dates TBD

Scholarship(s) Available

NC Association of County Clerks
North Carolina Association of Municipal Clerks
IIMC Foundation
Local Government Federal Credit Union

Program Scheduling

Time to graduate: The Clerks Certification Institute is designed to be completed in a single calendar year.