2021 Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute & Academy

The 2021 Institute will have a new format.  Courses will be held throughout the year in both an online and in-person format.  In person instruction will be held in Ames at the Gateway Center July 19-23, 2021. 

The first round of the virtual Municipal Professionals Institute starts February 10, 2021!  Registration will be opening in December. Training will now look like this: 

Virtual classes February 10-12, 2021
In-person classes July 19-22, 2021
Virtual classes October 6-8, 2021

 

The Institute will be held from July 19-23, 2021 and online in February 10-12, 2021 and October 6-8, 2021.  The Academy will be held from July 28-30, 2021.  If you have registered for any courses, you will see a notification from Talent LMS in mid-July with information about logging on.  All of your course information including powerpoints, handouts, and links to the class will be housed in the Talent LMS site. You will need to know your IMFOA ID as that will be your login information. 

The virtual Institute will be held in a LIVE and INTERACTIVE format.  Courses will not be recorded as webinars that you can watch when available, you will be required to be online and interacting as a part of the certification process.   Please be sure to check the times of your courses as course links will close 15 minutes after classes start.  

**TECHNOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS**

You will need to have a laptop or desktop computer with a video/camera option.  Cell phones will NOT be an option for 2021.  You will be required to speak or ask questions in courses, you may even be called on randomly, so have access to headphones or a microphone as well.  Please contact Sara Shonrock at sshonroc@iastate.edu or 515-294-1844 if you have concerns about your equipment so we can find a way to make sure you are involved.

REGISTRATION FOR THE FIRST SECTION OF THE 2021 INSTITUTE WILL OPEN IN DECEMBER 2020! YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW YOUR IMFOA ID TO REGISTER!

Institute: July 19-23 | Academy: July 28-30

The dates for the 2021 Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy have been set. The location of the Institute will be a hybrid model of online and in-person courses and the Academy will be at the Gateway Center in Ames Iowa.  Registration materials will be opening soon. 

The in-person portion of the Institute will be held July 20-24 and 27-29. Note: the clerk and finance specialized certification courses are the second week. The registration fee for the Institute will vary by class and number of courses taken. Participants are allowed to register for as many or as few classes as they feel comfortable with during the Institute sessions.  

The fee for the three-day Academy (advanced education) will be $195 for July 28-30 sessions. 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR 2021 INSTITUTE WILL BE COMING IN NOVEMBER.  KEEP CHECKING OUR WEBSITE!

2021 Municipal Professionals Institute Registration is currently closed.  Click the link below to find the more information on the 2021 Institute.

2021 Municipal Professionals Institute Information 

2021 Municipal Professionals Academy Registration and Information will be released in early 2021. Click the link below to see the previous year's information. 
2020 Municipal Professionals Academy Information