Kaufman County Commissioners Terry Barber, Precinct 3 and Ken Cates, Precinct 4 were recognized by State Representative Keith Bell at the January 4, 2022 Commissioners’ Court meeting for their completion of a voluntary advanced course on county government titled Commissioners Court Advanced Curriculum.
While state law requires 16 hours per year of continuing education for County Commissioners, the Commissioners Court Advanced Curriculum Program provides for certification upon completion of a comprehensive course of study as follows:
Phase I Orientation – 16-plus hours
Phase II Basics – 16 hours
Phase III Electives – 32 hours
The CJCAT, a statewide organization with more than 1,200 active members, promotes the interests of county government and provides the opportunity for statutorily required continuing education.