​Continuing Education for District Clerk

Texas district clerks are required to attain 20 hours during each calendar year that begins after election or appointment.

Programs that Qualify 

Any approved by the Education Committee of the County and District Clerks Association.

Filing for Credit 

Certification forms are made available at each approved program. Certification forms must be returned to the second vice president of the association by either the sponsoring party or the attending clerk.

Legal Source

Government Code, Section 51.605

Open Government Training Information

Elected and appointed public officials are required by a state law to receive training in Texas open government laws. For more information on this training including free video training courses, check out The Office of the Attorney General website.

County Official Organizations

The Texas Association of Counties serves as the umbrella organization for various independent county official organizations in Texas. These organizations serve as an important resource for county officials for information, networking and advocacy.

The association for this office is the County and District Clerks' Association of Texas.