Pre-Conference Education Programs

Advanced Academies

  • Sessions (download descriptions)
    • Saturday, May 18, 2024
      • 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
        • (#1) What Does It Take? Collaborating For Results -- Facilitated by Gordon McIntosh
        • (#2) Mrs. Spring Fragrance Teaches Negotiating and Diversity -- Facilitated by Susan Frost
      • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
        • (#3) Ethics Appear To Be An Optional Item -- Facilitated by Rex Osborn
        • (#4) Digital Government -- Facilitated by Chris Astrella
    • Sunday, May 19, 2024
      • 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
        • (#5) Your Network = Your Networth -- Facilitated by Haydee Antezana
        • (#6) The Hidden Leader -- Facilitated by Jonathan Ayala
        • (#7) Emotional Authenticity in the Age of AI: Unlocking Your Limitless Potential -- Facilitated by Dr. Jaimis Ulrich, Ed.D.
      • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
        • (#8) Thriving and Not Just Surviving in Political Waters: A Guide for Clerks -- Facilitated by Lee Frazier, JD, MMC, CERA
        • (#9) The Transformational Leader: Be Bold. Be Real. Be Ready. -- Facilitated by Michelle Ray
  • Points: Master Municipal Clerk Academy participants can earn two (2) points for each Academy attended and completed (including required assessment) for a possible total number of eight (8) points.
  • Cost: $159/session

Athenian Dialogues

  • Sessions (download descriptions)
    • Saturday, May 18, 2024 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
      • "Five Little Indians" by Michelle Good -- Facilitated by Anne Uecker, MMC
      • "Meet Me at the Lake" by Carley Fortune -- Facilitated by Janice Bates, MMC
    • Sunday, May 19, 2024 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
      • "Unbroken" by Angela Sterritt -- Facilitated by Mary Lynne Stratta, MMC
      • "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" by Chris Hadfield -- Facilitated by Faith Wood
  • Points: Athenian Dialogue participants can earn three (3) points for each Dialogue attended and completed (including required assessment) for a possible total number of six (6) points.
  • Cost: $110/session