Technical Training for Clerks (TTC)

Technical Training for Clerks is a professional development program focusing on basic clerk duties, current trends, issues and challenges. The goal of the program is to increase technical skills and to enhance personal and professional growth. The TTC program is comprised of four unique sessions offering a variety of courses that adhere to the International Institute of Municipal Clerks core curriculum providing the required 120 hours (60 points) for accreditation as Certified Municipal Clerk. The sessions are held in March, June and September and can be taken in any order.

The program is held at the University of California Riverside Extension Center and is an affiliate of the League of California Cities. Our trainers are professional clerks, university instructors and municipal government professionals. 

TTC is recognized by the City Clerks Association of California (CCAC) as an official California training program leading to the professional accreditation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC).

Technical Training for Clerks Session #104/105 - Registration now OPEN

This 9 hour session is spread over 3 days during the mornings of October 14, 21, and 28. Attendance all three mornings and participation in a one-hour small group exercise during the week between the 2nd and 3rd class is required to receive credit. Zoom video ability and a location free from distraction or interruption is required.

TTC #104/105: Communication Skills / Influencing Others ($225)

This combined session explores personality and behavior theory, group dynamics, problem analysis and personal relationships within work groups; awareness of behaviors which support core values; understanding and managing conflict; power and influence in organizations. Participants practice communication tools to achieve successful interactions with colleagues and the public, tools to defuse difficult situations and increase confidence; development and presentation skills of group presentations, influence of tone and body language, determination of group goals and techniques of group presentations including the new challenges presented by an emphasis on virtual presentations.

See the registration form and additional details of the training for more information. Contact Institute Director Maureen Kane with questions [email protected].

Upcoming 2020 & 2021 Sessions:


Series 400          June (CANCELED)

Series 100          Virtual Sessions


Series 200          March 16–19

Series 400          June 15–18

Series 300          September 14–17

Check the Events Calendar for upcoming institutes.

Click here for Scholarship Information.   


altMaureen Kane, Executive Director
P. O. Box 52355
Riverside, CA  92517
(951) 789-8319



 Cost Breakdown of Institute:

Registration/Tuition: $1,600 for CCAC Members (Subject to Adjustment)
      (fee includes supplies, parking, all breakfasts and lunches, Tuesday evening reception, Thursday dinner)
Room and Board:  Separate Cost 
UC Credits: $150 (optional)
Note: Attendance at all sessions is required for course completion credit. There is no provision for partial credit or "make up" assignments.


March 2016 TTC Graduates