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MASTER MUNICIPAL CLERKS ACADEMY SCHOOL FOR CONNECTICUT TOWN CLERKS
On December 9, 10 & 11, 2013, the Connecticut Town Clerks Association and Center for Public Policy & Social Research held a 3 days seminar at the Alumni Hall at CCSU.
Monday, December 9, 2013, a presentation about “Other Duties of Town Clerks” was conducted by a selected panel of Connecticut’s Town Clerks. They shared the knowledge earned by their professional experiences.
Tuesday, December 10, Professor Dave Fearon from CCSU School of Business Management and Organization presented the session “Making a Perfect Town Clerks Office”. Dr. Fearon is well known by Connecticut Town Clerks for facilitating highly engaging, hands-on learning for Clerks from the smallest town to the largest city.
On the same day Mr. Al Ilg, Acting CFO, City of Hartford, CT, shared some of the knowledge gained through his decades of city management about “Municipal Budgets and Town Clerks: A Guide to Getting Involved,” to help participants to better understand the municipal budget process, from the perspective of the Offices of Town Clerks.
On Wednesday, December 11, Dr. Paul Petterson, Chair Department of Political Science at CCSU spoke on “State and Federal Budgeting: How does it work? Why Should I care?” and later on “Public Service Ethics: Why Should they Matter? How do we build them?
Dr. Petterson’s areas of expertise include American Politics, Comparative Politics and Public Administration. He teaches courses on the American Presidency and Political Parties, and his research includes election law, New England politics and democratic participation.
VIDEO EXCERPT from Dr. Paul Petterson's presentation
Town Clerk 2013 from CPPSR on Vimeo.
Presented by: Connecticut Town Clerks Association & Center for Public Policy and Social Research at CCSU
On May 6, 7 & 8, 2013, the CT Town Clerks Association & Center for Public Policy & Social Research at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) held a 3 days seminar on "Vital Statistics" presented by the Office of Jane Purtill (State Registrar of Vital Records, CT Department of Public Health) and "Business and Professional Communication" by Professor Ben Tyson (Department of Communication CCSU)
Town Clerks from all over the state of Connecticut attended the event.
Excerpts of the seminar can be seen on this video.
Town Clerks 2013 from CPPSR on Vimeo.
August 1, 2012: Presentation Skills for Town Clerks
Using Technology Effectively
Dr. Karen Coale Tracey is a Professor and Department Chair of the Computer Electronics and Graphics Department in CCSU’s School of Technology. Dr. Tracey has been teaching at CCSU since 1989. The past several years, Dr. Tracey has been a popular instructor of many successful educational sessions for Connecticut's Town Clerks.
Wednesday, May 24, 2012, Constitution Room in Memorial Hall, CCSU
Managing Time and Tasks in Trying Times by Dr. Gene Baten, MBA, Ed.D., Professor of Management and Organization CCSU
Dr. Baten, who earned an MBA from Wharton School of Business and a doctorate in Education from Harvard University, is an associate professor at CCSU’s School of Business, in the Department of Management and Organization. His research focus is on organizational behavior, particularly in the public and nonprofit sectors. He is also the founder and principal of the Baten Group, a consulting firm focused on developing effective organizations.
Dr. Gene Baten
How the Mechanics of Elections are Impacted by Politics by Dr. Paul Petterson, Chair, CCSU Political Science Department
Dr. Petterson is Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Central Connecticut State University, where he has taught since 1995. His areas of expertise include American Politics, Comparative Politics and Public Administration. He teaches courses on the American Presidency and Political Parties, and his research includes election law, New England politics and democratic participation. He also teaches online courses in Public Administration for Charter Oak State College.
Dr. Paul Petterson
Agnes Pier, Chair of Education Comittee Town Clerks from Connecticut
For more information contact:
Connecticut Town Clerks Association/ International Institute of Municipal Clerks professional development/certification program
NEWSCAST OF TOWN CLERK ACADEMY GIVEN FRIDAY MAY 25, 2012