The Constitutional Officer Education Program trains and improves Virginia Treasury professionals through a series of well crafted classes and professional events. Certifications require completion of set classes and also attendance at events related events to foster continued professional growth. We provide an involved community that doesn't allow for stagnation of forward progress while also dedicating ample time to ensure proper required training. To see our commitment to continued improvement check out our upcoming events.
The skills gained in government service are hard skills created by focused training and purposeful diligence. We work to create those skills in our courses.
The Weldon Cooper Center works with statewide associations to advance the careers of local treasurers, commissioners, and government officials.
Learning and improving never ceases. There are always areas for improvement and we have a calendar of events where you can meet like minded professionals.
Director of Certification Programs
Al overseas the certification programs for Clerks of the Circuit Court, Commissioners of the Revenue, Treasurers, and their staffs. He has been employed with the Cooper Center since 1975 when it was named the Institute of Government. Since 1985 he has served as the staff to the Treasurers' Association of Virginia coordinating all their education programs. He also works with the Virginia Court Clerks' Association on their annual meeting.