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CAI Board Leader Certificate

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Education for homeowner leaders just got better. 


If you live in a condominium, homeowners association, or housing cooperative, you know how important it is to have an effective governing board of directors.  The CAI Board Leader Certificate is designed to provide a foundation for effective community association board leadership.  Whether you are an experienced board member or just thinking about getting involved, this certificate will help you become a more informed and effective leader.  

To Earn the CAI Board Leader Certificate:

  1. Complete the CAI Board Leader Certificate Course (also known as the Board Leader Development Workshop). This course is offered in two formats: classroom instruction through CAI chapters, or an online, self-study course

  2. Acknowledge that you have read and understand three key documents:

1) Model Code of Ethics for Community Association Board Members
2) Community Association Governance Guidelines
3) Rights and Responsibilities for Better Communities


Community leaders who complete the CAI Board Leader Certificate will receive a certificate of completion and recognition on the CAI website.

Other Education Opportunities

CAI also offers many other learning opportunities for homeowner leaders including webinars and national conferences and events.