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The New Jersey Credit Union League offers a variety of educational opportunities through both sessions and special events. We offer in-person education sessions, as well as distance learning options. Below are some learning options as well as links to our Education & Events Calendar. For more information on any of these learning options please contact Director of Education & Training Barbara Agin at bagin@njcul.org or 800-792-8861 ext. 111.

Click here to view the Education & Events Calendar. 

To be added to NJCUL's Education email list, send an email to mzelinsky@njcul.org and you will be added to the list. You will receive upcoming event notices including conferences, IRA, BSA and Compliance sessions as well as Webinar information. If you don't have time to check the Web site, this is the ideal way to get this information.

Full Day Professional Development Classes

A successful, competitive credit union depends on bright and engaged staff to help it grow and prosper. NJCUL's professional development classes help managers, board members, and staff stay ahead of the latest regulations, technology, and membership needs. In-person training at the League offices—with participation also available at Atlantic FCU in Kenilworth, NJ or Members 1st of NJ FCU in Vineland, NJ via video conferencing—or at a credit union branch or headquarters with adequate space for the session. These sessions usually run from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm with lunch included in the price of education. Topics range anywhere from credit union advocate training to member service training to FACTA guidelines. More information on specific sessions and topics can be found on the Education & Events Calendar.

Financial Education Webinars

NJCUL brings you a full line-up of Webinars to meet your credit union's educational needs. Live Webinars include Q & A and both Webinars and CD come with the ability to contact the presenter with follow-up questions. Each Webinar is listed on our education calendar with a link at the bottom to order online. If you prefer, you can visit the Financial Education Webinar page to view upcoming Webinars by profession as well as archived sessions. More information on specific sessions can be found on the Education & Events Calendar.

VirtualCorps Webinars

NJCUL offers its member credit unions a new Webinar option brought to you by VirtualCorps.com, a corporation of experts that are aggregated from all parts of the credit union movement under one virtual corporation. These Webinars take place twice a month with an affordable cost per connection. Topics range from regulatory hot topics to risk based lending, from the Affordable Care Act to Emerging Leadership. With topics more strategic than operational, these Webinars are targeted to CEOs and/or upper management. More information on specific sessions and topics can be found on the Education & Events Calendar.

Credit Union Certified Teller Program

This program consists of two full days of training (session one - fundamentals and session two - compliance and basic cross selling). Upon passing the exam, the incumbent will receive a certificate and CUCT Certification status. In order to retain this certification, the incumbent needs a minimum of 15 hours of education relating to the frontline position every three years. Continuing education can be in the form of classroom, quick bite, webinar, college, etc. All education sessions that include frontline knowledge are eligible.

BSA Training by Request

Director of Compliance Nicola Foggie will provide BSA Training by request to credit union boards, staff and/or frontline staff. For more information please contact Nicola at nfoggie@njcul.org or 800-792-8861 ext. 112. Visit the Compliance section of our Web site for other compliance topics.

Business Services

NJCUL has teamed up with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association to bring Business Services Education to New Jersey credit unions. There are a number of educational opportunities from face-to-face sessions, Webinars and teleconferences. A representative is also available by request to deliver any courses to your credit union.

Service Skills Training

This customizable program consists of a one-day class for staff and management that focuses on the communication skills needed to increase products per member. This program also includes a jumpstart meeting with management to discuss the elements of a successful sales culture implementation and the importance of their role in this process. Also included is a one-day training class for management on coaching skills.

Customized Learning Solutions

NJCUL has the resources to create customized learning solutions for your credit union. If you are looking for basic service skills or cross-sell skills for frontline staff, or management development skills, such as team building and coaching, the League is your resource. Price is based on development time and number of training days.