Information & Forms


Course Listings


The Professional Education Program offers both core courses required to achieve an initial certification in our program, and renewal courses offered only to our graduates to renew and maintain their certification status over time. You will find a complete list of all course titles offered on the Professional Education Program Courses page.

The PEP Manual


Do you need to learn more about the Professional Education Program? You can likely find what you are looking for in the Pep Manual.

Overview of PEP


Read a brief summary of the program on the Professional Education Program Overview page.

Core Course Descriptions


If you would like to learn more about the specific content and nature of the topics covered in the core courses required for achieving certification, please visit our Core Course Descriptions page.

Becoming A Graduate


Do you want a brief outline of the requirements and specific steps needed to graduate and receive your CERA, CERV or CEM certification?

Personal Perspective


One of the best indications of a programs success is the way it touches the lives of the people involved. Take a look as our students share their own story and experiences with our certification program.

Renewal Course Descriptions


If you would like to learn more about the specific content and nature of the topics covered in the renewal courses offered to our graduates to maintain or renew their certification status, please visit our Renewal Course Descriptions page.

Our Certified Graduates


Our CERA, CERV and CEM graduates are one of the single greatest measures of our success in promoting, preserving and improving democracy. Take a look at the people who have answered the nation's need for educated, well-trained professionals serving throughout our country in administering elections and voter registration.

What PEP Courses will be offered?


Need to know what courses you can take next? To verify which PEP courses will be offered please visit the Events page on our website.

What PEP have I already taken?


Need a reminder of all the courses you have completed so far? To verify which PEP courses have been taken please login to the My CERA & My CERV page in the members area.

PEP Certification Board


Take a look at the people who are planning the future growth of our program and act as the current certifying body for our CERA, CERV and CEM programs.

Frequently Asked Questions


If you would like to learn more about general program requirements, graduation requirements and the conditions needed to renew and maintain certification status, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Contacts at a Glance


To verify status of application and/or payments and to obtain general information on graduation ceremony, etc. contact:

Karla Hooter
Election Center National Office
21946 Royal Montreal Dr.
Suite 100
Katy, TX 77450
(281) 396-4309
CONTACT US

21946 Royal Montreal Dr.
Suite 100
Katy, TX 77450
281-396-4309 Phone
281-396-4315 Fax

CREDIT CARD AND PURCHASING POLICY

For the terms and conditions of the Election Center's Credit Card and Purchasing Policy please visit here.

OUR MISSION

To promote and support continuous improvement in the administration of elections and voter registration through research, professional education, conferences, networking and consulting.

OUR GOVERNANCE & ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Election Center Governance, Organizational Structure and Bylaws.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

For a complete listing of our Board of Directors as well as contact information please visit here.