The mission of the GVCSHRM’s Certification initiative is:
  • To assist local GVCSHRM members and area HR professionals to develop themselves and their workplaces through the pursuit of the aPHR, PHR or SPHR certifications of the HR Certification Institute or the CP/SCP credentials of the Society of Human Resource Management. 
  • To assist certified professionals maintain their credentials through on-going professional education offered by the Chapter’s pre-approved for credit education programs.

Certification information

Learn with Your Peers to Earn Your Credential!

SPHR/SHRM-SCP Certified Facilitator Team!


  • Thursdays—August 30th to December 6th, 2018, 6pm to 9:30pm
  • (No class November 22, 2018)
  • Location: St. John's Home, 150 Highland Ave, Rochester, NY
  • $950.00 includes Certification Study Materials!
  • Registration deadline is Monday, August 13, 2018.
  • Register Here.

More Info:

If you have been considering earning your HR Certification or increasing your HR knowledge, the Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM can help you achieve your goal. Our chapter is committed to providing our members and HR practitioners in the Rochester area with a quality certification preparation workshop to help you advance your career.

We offer a chapter study group to help you understand and apply the material tested on the following exams:

  • SHRM-CP (Certified Professional)
  • SHRM-SCP (Certified Senior Professional)
  • PHR (Professional in Human Resources)
  • aPHR (Associate Professional in Human Resources)
  • SPHR (Senior Professional In Human Resources)

Keep you on track with your HR studies and network and learn from your peers.

For more information, contact Joanne Schneider, SPHR, SHRM-SCP GVCSHM Certification Director, by calling 585-641-2528 or email at joanne_schneider@ajg.com