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Certification Study Group Information

    Click HERE to view the SHRM 2016 commerical.

    Click HERE to view the SHRM 2018 commericial.


    To register for a Certification Scholarship provided by GVHRA, please complete the Certification Scholarship Application Form.


    Winter will be upon us and there is no better time than now to pursue your professional HR certification.  GVHRA looks forward to supporting you in your successful pursuit of your SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR by sponsoring a free Certification Study Group.  If you are interested in participating, please email Brenda Haakenson (GVHRA Certification Chair) at bhaakenson@simkins-hallin.com.  Below you can find all of the information to help you determine which certification is right for you. 

    Click here for HRCI-PHR, SPHR, GPHR

    Exam dates are not limited.  Click here to follow the instructions on how to register.

    Click here for SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP next testing window Late regristration deadline for winter exam is Nov. 9, 2018.  (December 1, 2018-February 15, 2019 testing window)

    2018-2018 Winter Window: Application Deadline is Nov. 9 (Dec. 1, 2018 - Feb. 19, 2019 testing window)

    There have been many changes in the past few years and GVHRA hosting a Spring/Winter certification self guided study group for professionals seeking their SHRM HR Certification.  If you are interested in participating, please email bhaakenson@simkins-hallin.com, answering the following questions:

    Information Regarding the two different certifications and eligibility requirements:

    1)      Which exam would you prefer to prepare for? (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP)

    2)      Would you prefer to meet weekly for 12 weeks, or attend a condensed 1.5 day preparation session (on a Friday/Saturday)?

    3)      If meeting weekly, which weeknight is best?

    Thank you!
    OR if you are already certified and would like the opportunity to support your peers in their certification while earning re-certification credit, please click HERE.

    Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns:  Thank you!