Educational Opportunities

Annual Conference

3821640937 af42bcbe69 Each year the APT US & C offers an exceptional, educational conference in order to enhance the education of their members. The Annual Conference is hosted in a different city each year. Members will receive significant discounts on registration fees for the APT US & C Annual Conferences. Educational tracks include Cash Management, Investment Management, Debt Management, and Information Technology.

3822448366 f8fe416915The Beginner Academy will include sessions such as: Role of the Treasurer, Budget Preparation, Basic Investing and Understanding the Audit Process. The Advanced Academy will include sessions such as: How to Deal With Office Issues, Financial Forecasting, Advanced Investing and Identity Theft.

Accreditation and Certification Programs

The following APT US & C accreditation programs are recognized internationally as evidence of a proven level of education, skill and knowledge:

Certified Public Finance Administrator (CPFA) - Demonstrates that you have the education and training as a finance administrator.

Advanced Certified Public Finance Administrator (ACPFA) - Demonstrates that you have the advanced education and training.

Certified Public Funds Investment Manager (CPFIM) - Demonstrates to your community and employer that you are a qualified investment manager.

The following APT US & C certification programs are recognized internationally as evidence of a proven level of education, skill and knowledge:
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Certification Investment Policy
Debt Policy Review and Certification
Disaster Preparedness Review and Certification
Cash Handling Certification

Publications, Manuals and Seminars

The APT US & C coordinates training seminars and publishes educational training manuals for the membership and other public treasury officials.

APT US & C members receive discounts on training manuals. The manuals and seminars are internationally recognized and are written and taught by public finance professionals. Topics include Cash Handling, Cash Collections, Debt, Guide to Internal Controls, Disaster Preparedness, Fraud, and Revenue Collections.

APT US & C Newsletters

Treasury Notes- The official periodical of APT US & C and is circulated to 2,000 public treasury and finance officials, university department heads, firms, state associations, and municipal leagues. This quarterly publication consists of treasury and finance-related articles that are submitted by public and private sector individuals and serves to inform and educate readers on current topics.

Technical Topics- Published quarterly and provides readers with an in-depth review of current technical issues in the public treasury and finance management arena.

Spotlights- Bi-monthly email sent to all members on upcoming events and new membership benefits.

Mentoring Program

The APT US&C Mentoring Program is an invitation for public finance professionals at all levels to learn more about the public finance field, take advantage of education and training opportunities, develop a network with colleagues, and meet their individual potential with assistance from experienced public finance professionals. The Program is designed to help public finance professionals succeed, empower them to make decisions, inform them of methods to improve their delivery of efficient financial services to their community, and promote a sense of belonging.