The Municipal Professionals Academy offers continuing education training for city clerks, finance officers and others to provide in-depth training for clerks and municipal staff to get useful, up-to-date information that will assist them in their job performance.
The Iowa Municipal Professional Institute (MPI) and Academy (MPA) stands as one of the nation's largest bringing together approximately 300 municipal professionals each year. The Iowa MPI/MPA offers a variety of courses to assist municipal professionals in their day-to-day duties. The courses also provide educational credit toward certifications offered by both the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) and/or the four certifications by the Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association (IMFOA). The annual courses allow for personalized interaction with faculty and staff from universities and other individuals involved with municipal administration while providing information on new laws, programs, and technology affecting Iowa municipal government.