Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM MDT
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 5:00 PM MDT

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CCTM & CTPA Examination Preparatory Workshop - CASTA 2022 Fall Conference 

The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) is pleased to present the Certified Community Transit Manager (CCTM) and Certified Transit Program Administrator (CTPA) examination preparatory workshop at the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA) 2022 Fall Conference, September 27-30, 2022.

This course will occuring in conjuntion with the 2022 CASTA Conference. All attendees are welcome to participate in all other conference events in addition to this course. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on site.

Course Description

The best community transit managers in the country have the initials "CCTM" after their name. They have proven their excellence by becoming recognized as Certified Community Transit Managers. CCTM status marks the greatest performance and highest efficiency in the community transportation industry; it is proof of the ability to manage a comprehensive and dynamic community transportation system.

For those state agency personnel who work in our industry, CTPA certification affords states’ highest caliber public servants with recognition for their knowledgeand accomplishments in working with public and community transportation grants programs.


September 27th, 2022: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Service Planning and System Development:

  • Transit System Service Design and Configuration Transit System Role in the Community
  • Responding to Change Translating Organizational Purpose and Mission into Measurable, Performance-Driven Management of your Transit Organization.
Budgeting and Financial Management:
  • Credit: Lines of Credit, Secured and Unsecured Debt
  • Long Term Finance: Capital Projects and Replacement of Capital Assets
  • Financial Security: Cyber Security, Fraud Control, Cash Management
  • Funding Streams: Relating Local Economics to Your Transit Financial Goals
  • Performance Management and Measurement
  • Annual Audits as a Management Tool

September 28th, 2022: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Transportation Operations Management:
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Customer Service: Operational Performance Management and Measurement
  • Ensuring Accessibility to Persons with Disabilities

Human Resource Management:

  • Personnel Management
  • Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations
  • Professional Development and Training for Your Staff
  • Utilizing Volunteers in Your Organization
  • Addressing Conflict and Issues in the Workplace
  • Adjourn for EXPO

September 29th, 2022: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Procurement and Proposal Management:

  • Determining the Need
  • Developing Specifications
  • Determining the Procurement Mechanism and, if appropriate, the Pool of Qualified Prospective Vendors or Suppliers
  • Issuing and Carrying Out the Solicitation
  • Selecting the Vendor or Supplier
  • Executing a Proposal or Comparable Procurement Document
  • Abiding by the Terms of the Proposal - Monitoring the Proposal or as appropriate
  • Accepting the Goods or Services the Proposal, or provides in accordance with your specifications
  • Closing Out the Proposal

Organizational Leadership:

  • Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • Advisory Committees
  • Organizational Mission and Purpose
  • Advocacy and Engagement with Elected Leaders and Stakeholders

Transportation Grants Management (CTPA only)

  • Types of State Roles vis--vis Grantees and Sub-recipients Advisory Committees
  • Grantee Communication
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Reporting and Reviews
  • Regal Requirements and Assuring Effective Performance

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 16, 2022

 Application and exam fees are covered in the registration fee.

General information CCTM

CCTM application and instructions

General information CTPA

CTPA application and instruction