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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!

2020 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

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.

More info at: 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: Jeniffer Murray

CCHRA Board Opportunity: Member Resources Director

Looking to get involved with CCHRA?

We are looking for someone to be in charge of our member opportunities and promote our dynamic organization. For more information, please contact Nancy Scholink, CCHRA President, at


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