Norman Park City Clerk Hope Amador Earns Certified Municipal Clerk Designation
The Certified Municipal Clerk Designation or “CMC” earned by Norman Park City Clerk Hope Amador is the second-highest certification that a clerk can earn. There are only 58 certified municipal clerks in the state of Georgia as of April 2017. It is a demanding undertaking with an educational component as well as required social and professional contributions.
The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program for city and county clerks is designed to establish minimum standards and professional goals for city and county clerks. The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program is jointly sponsored by the Georgia County Clerks Association and the Georgia Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association (GMC/FOA).
The Georgia Clerks Education Institute Certificate Program introduces new methods and approaches to enable clerks and finance officers to become more efficient and effective in their jobs. The Program increases managerial competence of municipal and county clerks enabling them to meet the challenges and demands placed on local government. It also creates an opportunity for clerks to further their professional development helping to gain the recognition they deserve.