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Reminder that the 2024 Institute will be held June 24th-27th 

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Winter Session: February 7-9, 2024

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Winter Session: February 7-9, 2024

 

Winter Session Course Descriptions

Have you completed the Institute?  Join us for continuing education pertinent to your job at the 2024 Academy June 19-21, 2024. 

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Class Session

Summer Session: June 24-27, 2024

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Summer Session: June 24-27, 2024

 

SUMMER SESSION COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Have you completed the Institute?  Join us for continuing education pertinent to your job at the 2024 Academy June 19-21, 2024.  About the Academy>

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Fall Session: October 2-4, 2024

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Fall Session: October 2-4, 2024

 

FALL SESSION COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Have you completed the Institute?  Join us for continuing education pertinent to your job at the 2024 Academy June 19-21, 2024.  You can find more information on the Academy here.

2024 Institute Brochure

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Registration Information

2024 Summer Session registration is now open!  

Registration is handled through Iowa State Registration Services. If you have never utilized this system, you will need to create a new login profile to register for classes.

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The cost of the Institute is based on your individual course load and the number of classes you choose to take each session. Each hour of class is worth one credit hour with a cost per credit hour of $16.

 

 

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IMFOA ID Information

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IMFOA ID Information

You will need to know your 5 DIGIT IMFOA ID in order to register.  If you don't know your IMFOA ID, you can find it here.  If you don't have an IMFOA ID, please contact the League of Cities at 515-244-7282 or mailbox@iowaleague.org 

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Course Matrix

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Course Matrix

The Course Matrix will show you which classes can be paired together to make the best use of your time during the Institute. 

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Scholarship

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Scholarship

Scholarships are offered through IIMC, the Institute and IMFOA.  The Institute and IMFOA award several scholarships each year to participants who apply and are selected.  Scholarships are funded by the sale of the Institute sweatshirts. 

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Certifications

Certifications

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Certifications

The Iowa Municipal Professional Institute (MPI) stands as one of the nation's largest Institutes; bringing together more than 200 municipal professionals each year. The Iowa MPI offers a variety of courses to assist municipal professionals in their day-to-day duties. It also provides educational credit toward certification by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) and/or the four certifications offered by the Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association (IMFOA). The annual courses allow for personalized interaction with faculty and staff from universities or other individuals involved with municipal administration while updating on new laws, programs, and technology affecting Iowa municipal government. 

  • Information on certification through IMFOA can be found here.
  • The International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) also has a certification program.
  • The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute Curriculum Self Assessment.
    • This document is only to track credit hours taken at the Institute for your own information.  Certification requirements through IIMC and IMFOA may differ.

Sweatshirts orders will open during summer session registration.

The 2024 IMPI/IMPA sweatshirts will be available for purchase during Summer session registration starting in March 2024. 2024 will again offer a hooded sweatshirt.  Sweatshirts are a way to keep everyone warm during the in-person session (the rooms are sometimes chilly) and help raise money to offer scholarships for future Institute attendees.  Sweatshirts are available for $32 ($34 for XXL & XXXL). The hoodie will be sage blue with an orange vintage faded logo.

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Address- Gateway Hotel and Conference Center 2100 Green Hills Drive Ames, IA 50014

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Make your room reservations directly with Gateway at 1-800-FOR-AMES or (515) 292-8600 by Tuesday, May 28. Please identify yourself as a Municipal Professionals Institute attendee and request the MPI room rate ($131). Room rates do not include tax, which is 12%. For special accommodations please contact the hotel.

*Registration fee does not include housing. You need to make your own hotel reservations by Tuesday, May 28.

Monday, June 24, following the morning session, a lunch will be held at Gateway. Costs are included in your registration fees.

The Gateway Hotel & Conference Center has a restaurant on site. Ames has many fine restaurants within easy driving distance of the Gateway and a list and map will be provided to you at registration. Fast food is recommended during the daily lunch breaks.