Winter School for Directors

NRECA's Winter School for Directors is designed to ensure that electric cooperative directors develop the knowledge and skills required to meet current challenges successfully.

Winter School for Directors offers a variety of governance focused courses to help directors build the knowledge and experience to provide effective oversight to their co-ops. Directors can pursue the topics that best suit their learning goals by building a custom schedule. Whether you are working towards certificate or seeking knowledge on a specific, pressing topic, Winter School has the courses.

This five-day program offers co-op directors:

  • The essential knowledge and skills necessary to succeed on the board
  • All five courses required to earn the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) certificate (2600-level courses)
  • Over 20 Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) courses that dive deeper into specific industry and governance issues (900-level courses)
  • Continuing education opportunities that can be applied toward earning or maintaining the Director Gold credential

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Not sure where to start? Take the Director Education Assessment to receive personalized learning opportunities that address your areas of development and bolster your strengths.

Looking to earn credit?

Earn your Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) certificate or your Board Leadership Certificate (BLC). If you’ve already earned your CCD and BLC credentials, you can earn the credits you need to achieve or maintain Director Gold status.




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About the Location
Known as “Music City” for its legendary country music venues, Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and home to Vanderbilt University.
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Airport Phone: +1 615-275-1600

Hotel direction: 8.3 miles N

Airport shuttle service, scheduled, fee: 19 USD (one way)

Shuttle Phone: +1 615 883-2211

Estimated taxi fare: 30 USD (one way)


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