financial education

Upcoming Training and Education

Posted: Feb 22, 2023 | Author: Cornerstone League
education & training 

Need a Professional Development grant? Act now! Deadline is March 1

Cornerstone FoundationCornerstone credit unions of any asset size in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas and credit unions of asset sizes above $100 million in Kansas and Missouri may apply for one Professional Development Grant annually. 


Professional Development Grant application deadline: March 1.
Applications reviewed by Grants Committee: March 8.

Staff and volunteers from credit unions with less than $100 million in assets in Kansas and Missouri may apply for Professional Development Scholarships. 

Learn more.


 Small Credit Union Forum

Hurry! Early bird rate ends March 2 for Small CU Forum

Register now for the Small Credit Union Forum featuring industry experts. Get the early bird rate until March 2. Get essential and required training for credit union professionals and directors, including BSA/OFAC, financial literacy, and training for credit union boards.

Choose your location:2023 Small Credit Union Forum – Kansas City

June 16–17, 2023
The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO 64108
Learn more and register.

2023 Small Credit Union Forum – DFW
June 23–24, 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton – DFW Airport North
Grapevine, TX 76051
Learn more and register.

Time Management to Get Organized and Focused: A 6-Week Transformation Program

Elizabeth Grace SaundersTime Management to Get Organized and Focused is a six-week virtual transformation program that runs every Thursday from March 2 through April 6, 12:30–1:30 p.m. CT.

Each week, you'll have a one-hour live group coaching session to learn valuable time management skills, interact with others on time management, and ask questions of internationally recognized time management coach, Elizabeth Grace Saunders. Sessions will include worksheets and be recorded so you can refer back to the material at any time. You also have access to Saunders’ personalized email coaching support where you can ask questions and get feedback on your transformation process. 

Learn more and register.

Save money on the regular rate for IMPACT 2023

We hope you’re as excited as we are for the year’s biggest credit union conference in the Cornerstone region: IMPACT 2023: Cornerstone Annual Meeting & Council Forum, April 12–14 at the Gaylord Texan Resort.

IMPACT 2023The regular rate ends March 16, so reserve your place today!

In addition to incredible general sessions, you’ll enjoy three distinct forums, each comprising seven council breakouts, including HR and Talent, Lending and Collections, Marketing and Business Development, Compliance and Audits, Operations and Payments, Technology and Cybersecurity, and Volunteer Boards.

Your investment in professional development at IMPACT will help you advance in knowledge and reach beyond your current expertise. We look forward to seeing you!


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FiCEP registration is now open

Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor training, also known as FiCEP, is a unique program for credit union staff looking to assist and empower members to improve their financial well-being. Upon completion, graduates become Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors (CCUFC). This program combines the convenience of a self-study program with group hands-on learning.

Registration for 2023 ends on April 14.

Learn more and register.


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Training Opportunities

Cornerstone offers a wide variety of training for credit union professionals.

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