If you’re one of many CMCAs gearing up for the October 1 recertification date, make sure you’re on track to successfully complete the process. Recertification means you’re an accomplished professional committed to developing your skills and knowledge. The summer months are a perfect time to regroup and recharge by participating in fun and educational learning opportunities.
Recertification is a critical component to promoting and demonstrating continued competency in the community association management profession. Recertifying CMCAs must participate in continuing education in the field of community association management totaling at least 16 hours of continuing education coursework every two years.
CMCA Recertification: Reinforcing The Value of The Essential Credential
The CMCA examination is NCCA-accredited and in the professional credentialing industry, NCCA accreditation represents compliance with best credentialing industry practices. As a CMCA you can continue to enhance your marketability, show your dedication to your profession, and provide the highest level of guidance to your associations by continuing your education and maintaining your certification.
Recertification also provides the opportunity for you to reaffirm your commitment to the CMCA Standards of Professional Conduct to your community associations, your employers, your peers and the millions of people living in community associations.
There are numerous professional development opportunities for CMCAs, ranging from college degrees and coursework, to conferences, professional coaching, community workshops, seminars, symposiums, and webinars. There are many courses offered that cover a wide range of topics including community association management operations, administration, legal requirements, accounting, human resources, and public administration.
It’s important to note that anyone who meets the continuing education requirements to maintain the following credentials will meet the CAMICB continuing education requirement:
- CAI’s Association Management Specialist (AMS)
- CAI’s Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM)
- National Association of Housing Cooperative’s (NAHC) Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM) designation
- Florida’s Community Association Manager license (CAM)
- Nevada’s Community Association Manager certificate
Recertification requires the completion of 16 hours of continuing education within your two-year certification period.
Not sure of your recertification date? Go to: https://www.camicb.org/find-a-cmca
Visit www.camicb.org for useful resources, links, approved continuing education courses and providers.