Certification Centers

CCA certification is available at four different centers throughout the United States. You must complete 2 core modules of academic study through one or a combination of the approved training centers.  Certification dates vary from center to center. Please sign up early to ensure your enrollment. Contact information for each center is provided below.

TCN's Virtual Center

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Schedule:
Online seminars will meet once a week for eight weeks in the fall (Core Module A) and eight weeks in the spring (Core Module B).
Core Module A: September 10 - October 29, 2020
Registration for Module A is closed!

Core Module B: January 14 - March 4, 2021
Registration for Module B is now open!

The schedule for the winter module is:
January 14 and 21 - Finance - Accounting (Vonna Laue)
January 28/February 4 - Legal and Tax (Frank and Elaine Sommerville)
Feb 11 and 18 - Finance - Budgeting (Janiel Youngblood)
Feb 25/Mar 4 - Facilities and Property (Brandon Woodard)

Online seminars will be offered during the day, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. For details contact Dr. Marilyn Johns marilyn@thechurchnetwork.com or return to this site. 

Dallas Baptist University

Registration and Information

Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211

Contact:
Dr. Terry D Bertrand, CCA

2016 W. Bardin Road
Arlington, TX 76017

Mobile: 817-944-0316
e-mail: terrybertrand42@gmail.com


Schedule:
Regrettably, we must announce the cancellation of the 2020 course. 
We are cancelling 2020 taking into consideration the spread of COVID-19, concerns for attendee health, and the uncertainty around when gatherings of 10 or more will be acceptable.
2021 Seminar Dates: June 7-11 & 14-18

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The Academy of Church Business Administration (ACBA)

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The Academy of Church Business Administration (ACBA) sponsored by
The General Council on Finance and Administration of the United Methodist
1 Music Cir N,
Nashville, TN 37203

Contact:
Dr. Robert Winstead, Director
Phone:770-235-8654
e-mail: bob@athensfirstumc.org

Regrettably, we must announce the cancellation of the 2020 ACBA course. 
We are cancelling 2020 taking into consideration the spread of COVID-19, concerns for attendee health, and the uncertainty around when gatherings of 10 or more will be acceptable

Registration fees and tuition will be refunded to all registered participants. 
You can also choose to use the tuition paid in 2020 as a deposit against your 2021 tuition. 
Please e-mail Jodi Chadwell at jchadwell@gcfa.org by May 15, 2020 to select this option.

Watch here for the 2021 dates when they are available.

Costs:   Registration fee   $125
         UMC Core Weeks  @$350  (both weeks $700)
         3 Course electives @$90
Total for 2 Core weeks and 3 elective courses   $915