Managing today’s cities and towns is a complex endeavor further challenged by the continual advances in technology. Municipal officials and employees need a tremendous amount of knowledge to run a municipality.
In order to gain this knowledge, they must make a serious commitment to investigate hot issues affecting local government. Unfortunately, their efforts to become informed often go unrecognized. With this in mind, the Oklahoma Municipal League established a Certified Municipal Official (CMO) Program. The purpose of this program is to recognize officials and employees who continue to develop their skills and enrich their expertise in local government. This is a voluntary program available to all municipal officials and employees.
Those who complete this program will demonstrate to both their community and peers that they are committed to carrying out the duties of their office or position.
Who is eligible?
What are the requirements?
What is the enrollment process?
What is the process after I enroll in the program?
What happens after I complete the program?
A primary focus at the League is to help you maximize the effectiveness with which you serve your community. Continuing professional development positively heightens the competence and confidence and promises greater satisfaction on the job which is reflected in every task we perform for our communities. OML’s continuing education programs for municipal officials and employees brings individuals together to discuss the issues they have in common, learn from each others’ experiences, and help one another to grow as professionals. In this issue of Oklahoma Cities & Towns, we feature certification programs OML offers. Discover the opportunities available to you. If you’d like more information, give us a call. Don’t ever hesitate to contact OML with questions, suggestions or comments — remember, assisting you is our top priority.