Spotlight on Success: Kimberly Ferebee from TowneBank

Spotlight On Success:  Kimberly Ferebee TowneBank Kimberly is working as a Member Service Specialist at TowneBank in Virginia since 2004. This is what she had to say about her experience taking courses from CFTEA: “I started working in the banking industry in 2004. At the time, I knew nothing about banking. However, when I started, one of the required courses that each teller must take was CFTEA’s Principles of Banking and Law and Banking (now Legal Foundations in Banking). After


Instructor Spotlight: Jodi Robinson

Instructor Spotlight: Jodi Robinson Kennebunk Savings Instructor with CFTEA for 10+ years We interviewed Jodi about teaching for CFTEA and these were some of her thoughts on her experience: “As a CFTEA instructor, I feel like I learn just as much from the students as the students learn from me. So not only am I teaching, but I am also learning every time I instruct a class. Often times I feel like I am more of a facilitator than an

It's finally here!

It’s Finally Here!

Eureka! It’s finally here! This is news we could not wait to share. The new ABA Principles of Banking book is ready for pre-order. Please contact Tammy ([email protected]) at our CFTEA office to place your pre-order as soon as possible. The current scheduled shipping date from ABA is the beginning of February. For those using our courses, our Principles of Banking book will be replaced shortly after our shipment has arrived. If you have in-house Principles of Banking books this


Spotlight On Success: Dawn Larrabee

Spotlight on Success: Dawn Larrabee Katahdin Trust Dawn Larrabee works with Katahdin Trust Company as an Accounting Assistant. A recent graduate of our Verbal Communications Course, this is what she had to say about her experience with CFTEA: “In order for me to progress in my career, I had to go outside of my comfort zone and tackle this course head on. I wanted to strengthen myself as a professional in the banking industry, and in general. Verbal Communications is

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Thank You For 2019!

Thank you so much for your continued support for CFTEA!  We have had a year full of change and transformation due to your hard work and backing – and we are just getting started. Is there anything that we can do to support you better in 2020 and beyond?  I’d love to hear your thoughts.


Spotlight On Success: Zachary Young

Spotlight On Success: Zachary Young Septic Designs of NH CFTEA courses aren’t just for Financial Institutions. Our courses are convenient, affordable and industry fluid. As a Septic Inspector for nearly 3 years, Zachary was looking for courses to help him speak with confidence when talking with clients. This is what Zach had to say about taking our FREE Speak With Confidence Course powered by MindEdge: ” As someone who is really busy being able to take a class that was

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Interactive Educational Career Paths Have Arrived!

They’ve arrived! Discover our new interactive educational career paths on our website! Develop your current career. Prepare for growth within your current role and beyond. These interactive tools are great conversations with managers in unlocking your potential. Click here to find out more!


Instructor Spotlight On Success: Lisa Holt

Instructor Spotlight: Lisa Holt Partners Bank Instructor with CFTEA for 5+ years We interviewed Lisa about teaching for CFTEA and these were some of her thoughts on her experience: “I have loved being an instructor for CFTEA and to have the opportunity to interact with colleagues in a different way. I can use my teaching opportunities to help maintain my teacher certifications as well and make sure that I stay up to date on my teaching strategies with adult learners.


CFTEA replay

Don’t Miss This Special Announcement! Taking a certification exam can be stressful, costly and re-take exams cost even more. To help reduce cost and continue to give back, CFTEA is pleased to announce the addition of CFTEA replay. What is CFTEA replay? When a student signs up for a certification exam for any of the following programs: – Certified Modern Banking Representative (updated replacement of Certified Teller) – Certified Banker – Certified Modern Branch Professional – Level 1 – Certified


Spotlight On Success: Michael Shoykhet

  Michael Shoykhet Consumer Loan Underwriter Infinity Federal Credit Union Michael is currently in Consumer Loan Underwriting at Infinity Federal Credit Union. Currently he is taking CFTEA’s Analyzing Financial Statements course. This is what he had to say about why he decided to choose CFTEA: “I’m career minded in a lot of respects. Taking classes through the CFTEA allows me to develop new skill sets so I can be more valuable as an employee and positions me well to step

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