2017 MCI Level 1 Offerings:        

Thursday, August 17– Saturday, August 19

Victoria Inn Thunder Bay
555 W. Arthur Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5R5

Registration deadline: Aug 2nd  

 Thursday, August 24– Saturday, August 26

 County of Frontenac 
 2069 Battersea Road
 Glenburnie, ON K0H 1S0

 Registration deadline: Aug 9th 


Click here for the Preliminary Agenda

The AMCTO Municipal Clerks Institute (MCI) – Level 1, is an education program designed to provide the foundational needs of municipal staff new to the Clerks department, or to a Clerks role. The Municipal Clerks Institute Level 1 is offered as a 3 day retreat with a focused curriculum taught by expert municipal practitioners with decades of experience. 

Who Should Attend

    • Municipal staff new to the Clerks department or to a Clerks role
    • Individuals looking for a career as a Clerk or in the Clerk’s department
    • Committee Coordinators, Elections Assistants, Committee Clerks, or any support role within the Clerks Department

MCI Program Structure

  • Graduates of the MCI will receive a certificate of completion upon fulfilling the requirements of the program.
  • The program will take place over the course of 3 days encompassing 2 work days and 1 weekend.
  • In addition to the focused curriculum, the MCI includes networking and team building activities built in to enhance the learning experience and allow attendees the chance to decompress and relax in between.


  • The MCI program assessment involves the Municipal Clerk or Supervisor of the student in a mentoring role.
  • Each student must schedule an Interview with their Clerk/Supervisor and present them with a brief written summary outlining highlights of the MCI Level 1 and identifying key learning's, and also identify how what they learned relates to them and their municipality. The written summary should be approximately 800 words.
  • The Clerk/Supervisor is required to sign off on the students’ written summary, and the student has to submit it to AMCTO to receive their completion certificate.

AMCTO is an approved IIMC (International Institute of Municipal Clerks) Educational Institute Partner.

Click Here for Certificate of Completion: Program Requirements
Click Here for MCI Template of Written Summary

Member $1090.45 (965 + 125.45 HST)
Non-Member $1362.78 (1206 + 156.78 HST)

Please click here to make your hotel reservations online in Thunder Bay (In order to get the special room rate of $ 118.00 per night,  please put the ID number where it says special accounts and then group code. The code is 525596)

Please click here to make your hotel reservations online in Kingston (If you wish to call the hotel directly to reserve a room within your group block please dial 613-548-7000 and ask to speak with the front desk reservations. Please quote your group block name "AMCTO" as well as your check in date and four letter booking code (AMCC). The room rate is $139.00 per night.





Graduates of 2016 Municipal Clerks Institute -Level 1