ICBA Education

ICBA Education’s mission is to power the potential of community bankers by elevating and sustaining their expertise through professional development training and resources. We provide community bankers with premier and industry-specific banker education for every career stage. By partnering with the industry’s finest thought leaders, we bring unparalleled banker education and learning opportunities to community bankers across the U.S. 

ICBND is proud to collaborate with ICBA Education and offer first-class banker education, ongoing professional development training, and resources for bankers at every stage of their careers. For every ICBA training course, seminar, event registration and resource purchased, ICBA will contribute 10 percent of eligible purchases to ICBND! When checking out use CODE: ND-ICBND to help support us!

Please reach out to (Website: icba.org/education ,  Email: education@icba.org, or Phone: 800-422-7285) if you have any questions on ICBA programs, registrations or event details hosted by ICBA.

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A career in community banking requires staying current on industry trends and updates as well as maintaining a commitment to ongoing education and professional advancement. Nine specialized certification programs are available to help community bankers revive, nurture, and increase their knowledge base.


Bank Internal Auditor (CCBIA)
Bank Security Officer (CCBSO)
BSA/AML Professional (CBAP)
Commercial Loan Officer (CCLO)
Compliance Officer (CCBCO)
Consumer Lender (CCBCL)
Credit Analyst Certification (CCBCA)
Technology Officer (CCBTO)
Risk Specialist (CCBRS)

Certification Institutes
Julie Woida

Resources & Reference Guides

Community Banker University offers a variety of educational publications and digital tools to help your bank and its employees succeed in a variety of industry topics.


Bank Director Glossary
Bank Policies
Boardroom Strategies for FIs
Check Your Ad Program
Audit Working Papers
Bank Compliance Check Up
Compliance Desk Book
Compliance Working Papers
BSA/AML Video Training Series
Ultimate Guide for Bank Directors

Products and Resources
Laurel Worms 

The ICBA LEAD FWD Summit addresses the hottest topics in banking and gives community bank emerging leaders the perfect mix of industry insights, leadership development, and technical banking knowledge. 

Join a vibrant community of industry leaders in a fun and engaging environment and create authentic connections with professionals who are just like you.

Rethink the status quo and expand what you know about leadership, technology, and the vital role of community banks as the life blood of local communities across the nation at the LEAD FWD Summit.