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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.


Join Membership TODAY and Stay Connected!

CCHRA is currently renewing memberships, but you must go to the Membership page and indicate that you want to renew your membership.

 New membership applications are also being accepted!

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 Spring Applications accepted until March 22, 2019

for testing window: May 1- July 15, 2019

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.

Download CCHRA Scholarship Application and send to:

CCHRA Certification Support: Suzanne Poyer


Upcoming Events

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  • September 26, 2019 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

    More information on CCHRA's HR Summit is coming soon!

    September 26, 2019



  • November 14, 2019 - 11:00am

    More information on CCHRA's November Program meeting is coming soon!

    November 14, 2019


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