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Seminars

NPI offers a series of professional training seminars for the management, development, and preservation of historic, cultural, and environmental resources related to historic preservation and cultural resource management.

Other information on NPI training seminars:
Identification, Planning, and Evaluation
Laws and Regulations
Cultural and Natural Resource Management
Native American Cultural Resources
Historic Property Management
Curation, Conservation, and Stewardship

*These seminars are not currently scheduled, but are available as customized, on-site training or may be scheduled in the future.

Customized/On-Site Training
NPI offers customized, on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. The professional training seminars listed on the web site or in the brochure may be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. NPI also can develop other preservation-related training seminars. For a list of organizations that have worked with NPI to receive customized training and/or related conference services, visit the Customized/On-Site Training page. Read more

Who Should Attend
NPI training seminars focus on topics of current concern to professionals involved in the management and stewardship of cultural and historic resources, charged with compliance and contracting, and/or involved in the cultural resource and environmental management process.

  •  Accessibility coordinators
  • Architects and landscape architects
  • Community leaders
  • Contractors, public administrators, attorneys, and environmental specialists
  • Economic and tourism industry professionals
  • Government and public utility company officials
  • Historians, architectural historians, photographers, and writers
  • Historic site administrators, museum curators, and collection managers
  • Housing specialists and developers
  • Landmark and zoning commission members
  • Managers of historic structures, landscapes, and other properties
  • Native American tribal leaders and staff
  • Planning, design, engineering, and public works professionals
  • Preservation, land use, and facility planners 

Seminar Format and Certificates
The seminar format encourages discussion and allows time to focus on issues of particular interest to the group. Participants return to the workplace with new skills and knowledge immediately applicable to the current concerns of their organizations or clients. NPI seminar participants receive a certificate of training completion at the end of the semester if one is requested on the registration form. Seminars vary in length. They generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Faculty
NPI's professional training seminars are taught by nationally recognized educators, consultants, and practitioners in historic preservation, archaeology, architecture and landscape architecture, conservation, historical research, restoration, and cultural resource management. To learn more about an instructor, visit the Faculty page. Read more

Continuing Education Credits
NPI is registered with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education Systems (LA CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with its criteria. Participants receive 6 professional development hours (PDHs) each day for designated training seminars. All LA CES seminars qualify for the Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) designation. Read more

Self-reporting often is an option for members of other professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

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