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Welcome to the Central Coast Human Resource Association

The Central Coast Human Resource Association (CCHRA) is a local, 501(c)6 non-profit association serving California’s central coast HR professionals with members throughout Monterey County and surrounding communities. CCHRA brings HR professionals together to help them stay abreast of ever-changing employment legislation, network with colleagues, and provide a forum for exchanging information about the most up-to-date trends and ideas used in HR management today.


Apply for a CCHRA Membership TODAY!

Enjoy member networking events and special member rates at programs and conferences!

2019 Pricing:

$75 for SHRM members

$85 for non-SHRM members

click here to renew or join!


HR Certification Application and Exam Dates

& Scholarship Opportunity

SHRM Testing

CP and SCP - application & test cost: $350.00

2019 Applications accepted until October 18, 2019 (October 19- November 9, 2019 pays late fee)

for testing window: December 1- February 15, 2020

SHRM Foundation offers various certification scholarships

More info at:


HRCI Testing

Various HR Certifications available

Application cost: $100.00

Exam Fee: $300.00 - $495.00, depending on level

Testing dates are continuous.

You may schedule your exam as soon as your application has been approved. You must take the exam within 120 days from your application approval date.

Progress Like An HR Pro. | HRCI


CCHRA Certification Scholarships Available!

Is the cost keeping you from certification?

CCHRA supports your efforts!

Please apply for financial assistance.

Complete CCHRA's Scholarship Application online at

CCHRA Certification Support: Suzanne Poyer


Upcoming Events

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  • October 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    D'Arrigo Bros, in Salinas. 21777 Harris Rd, Salinas, CA 93908



    Please join us at our Fall Mixer & Fundraiser!


  • November 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Corral de Tierra Country Club

    It Could Happen...Active Shooter

    November 14, 2019  from 11am-1pm...

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