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Leadership Conference Growing Forward

CFTEA October Leaders Conference is here!

It starts today!   CFTEA provides benefits to our partners by paying for leadership development and hotel expenses for Thursday evening.  Our board members and friends in learning and development are meeting in October under our conference theme:  Growing Forward! CFTEA’s 22nd annual leadership conference is day and a half of development, networking and growth.  In the past year, CFTEA has developed new partnerships, certificates, diplomas and certifications, updated course material and launched a new interactive website with the goal of

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New Educational Career Paths

In 2019, new educational career paths have been developed for deposit operations, digital banking, loan processing & loan servicing! What new paths would you like to see added?  


Spotlight. Branch Manager Bootcamp, Vermont

Taught by national retail industry leader, Jennie Sobecki.   This program focuses on the unique needs of community banks across the nation.  This program has been updated and is returning after several years.  The content is focused on branch managers and those interested or identified to move into a branch manager role in the near future. Two Day—Branch Manager Boot Camp White River Junction, Vermont This two-day series will focus on the next generation manager who will be leading the transition


Upcoming November Webcourses

November 2019 – Webcourses Fundamentals of Consumer Lending Fundamentals of Mortgage Lending Quality Service Interactive distance learning, live courses without travel using a PC, tablet, smartphone or Mac. INCREASINGLY POPULAR CLASSROOM FORMAT OPTION FROM CFTEA: WEBCOURSES A CFTEA Webcourse blends the convenience of attending a class online, wherever you may be, with the value of being a part of a live classroom. Use your telephone and computer to join the classroom at a specific time on a specific day with

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Are you reaching the right place?

Did I reach the right place? Are you looking to visit the CFTEA website?  Are you looking for student records or the latest in courses, certificates and diplomas? There are a number of CFT organizations nationally.  To work with the one in your area, make sure to check the logo.  Our new logo allows us to stand out as different and it is a key place to get your student transcripts as well as the latest information on courses, certifications,


Vermont Credit Analysis Program

It’s Arrived! Based on feedback from our first issue of the CFTEA Insider, our Credit Analysis program has been added to Montpelier, Vermont! Certified Business Credit Analyst Certified Business Credit & Tax Return Analyst These courses and certifications are intended for credit analysts, branch managers, loan officers and others who are involved in the lending decision process with businesses.  Additional details at November 26—Analyzing Personal Financial Statements and Tax Returns November 27—Analyzing the Tax Returns of Businesses December 3—Advanced


Certified Modern Branch Professional – Level 1

Is there an educational career path for those beyond Certified Modern Banking Representative?  Absolutely!  The first level of our Certified Modern Branch Professional focuses on deposits and is designed for branch employees seeking a true and rich universal banking model and is ideally suited as a career path beyond entry-level through assistant manager levels. .  Certified Modern Branch Professional – Level I Deposit Accounts and Services Handling Workplace Conflict IRA Essentials OnDemand or equivalent IRA Basics course Legal Foundations in


E-Mail Schedule

At times we receive feedback that too many system generated emails on our programs are hitting your mailbox. To respond, we are working with our partners to reduce the number of course emails and our constant contact email schedule has adjusted from once a week to once every two weeks.   We are happy to announce that Total Training Solutions, who produce webinar content, have adjusted their schedule to only one email a week.  If you are not finding these helpful,



Whether it’s good or bad feedback, it’s important we know what you think about our service and how we can improve. Through feedback our updated website is currently being adjusted for a better experience. Font colors of text and hyperlinks have been optimized to allow for easier reading. Work is being conducted to allow for quick access to course descriptions from the order pages. Let us know your thoughts!

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