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The Municipal Elected Officials Institute consists of both in-person and online courses. Elected officials who complete all of the required coursework receive a certificate and graduate from the Institute.

Officials must complete seven required courses to graduate. Sessions A and B are full-day sessions and are offered in conjunction with the Municipal Association's Hometown Legislative Action Day held each February. Officials must take Session A before Session B.  

The five other required courses are offered at three different times during the year at the regionals councils of governments' locations. Officials may also take these required courses online. Available on-demand courses are indicated below.

September 18 MEO Institute Rescheduled for November

Due to Hurricane Florence, the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government: Municipal Economic Development and Forms of Municipal Government class is rescheduled from September 18 to November 13 for all COG locations except Lower Savannah. The Lower Savannah location will have the class on November 15. Those who registered to attend the class in September do not have to register for the November class. For questions, contact Urica Floyd at ufloyd@masc.sc or 803.354.4754.

Institute Requirements Schedule
Session A
In person
    Next session: To be scheduled
Session B
In person
    Next session: To be scheduled
Basic Budgeting and Municipal Finance
In person
    Next session: To be scheduled
On demand
 
Forms of Municipal Government
In person
    Next session: 11/15/2018 9:30 am  
In person
    Next session: 11/13/2018 9:30 am  
On demand
 
Freedom of Information Act in SC
In person
    Next session: To be scheduled
On demand
 
Municipal Economic Development
In person
    Next session: 11/15/2018 9:30 am  
In person
    Next session: 11/13/2018 9:30 am  
On demand
 
Municipal Governance and Policy
In person
    Next session: To be scheduled
On demand