Clerks Academy: Bridging City and Community Clerks Academy: Bridging City & Community

City clerks play an integral role, bridging city hall with the council, community, and fellow city staff. If you’re new to your role as city clerk, mark your calendars for the 2024 Clerks Academy happening this fall!

During this blended-learning program, you’ll combine on-demand, online coursework with in-person sessions to explore current legal requirements, issues, and challenges that will help you navigate your complex role.

Who should attend? 

New city clerks and deputy clerks who have been in the position fewer than two years.

Clerks Academy Overview: 

This blended learning program provides you with online, on-demand courses for you to take at your convenience in our MemberLearn platform, combined with a two day in-person program in either St. Paul or Staples.

Dates & Locations

Sept. 5-6 — St. Paul

League of Minnesota Cities
145 University Ave. W
St. Paul, MN 55103

Sept. 12-13 — Staples

202 12th St. NE
Staples, MN 56479


$250 (lodging not included)

Core Competencies

The League of Minnesota Cities has developed 10 competencies for city clerks that are fundamental to success in your role. Competencies fall under three categories: values, knowledge, and skills.

Learn more about the core competencies.