NAI Certification Calendar

CIG and CIH courses are managed by individual instructors, not through NAI’s national office, manage CIG and CIH courses. If you are interested in hosting or finding a CIG or CIH course in your area, please visit our See Who's Certified page to find an instructor near you.


Looking to become a trainer with NAI? Click below for upcoming courses:
Certified Interpretive Guide Train-the-Trainer Courses
Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainer Courses

Certified Interpretive Guide Courses


March 26-29, 2017 | Olympia, WA
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

March 27-30, 2017 | Augusta, ME
Viles Arboretum

March 28-31, 2017 | Bethesda, MD
Locust Grove Nature Center

March 31 - April 3, 2017 | Granville, OH
Licking Park District

April 4-7, 2017 | Toronto, ON, Canada
Toronto Zoo

April 6-9, 2017 | Holderness, NH
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

April 24-27, 2017 | Springfield, MA
Springfield Armory NHS

April 27 - May 2, 2017 | Odem, TX
Nueces Delta Preserve

April 24-27, 2017 | Bar Harbor, ME
Abbe Museum

May 2-5, 2017 | Houston, TX
The Houston Zoo

May 5-13, 2017 | Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Bosque Estatal de Rio Abajo

May 9-12, 2017 | Houston, TX
Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary

May 9-12, 2017 | Palm Desert, CA
The Living Desert

May 15-18, 2017 | Spencer, IN
McCormick's Creek State Park

May 15-19, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
Saint Louis Zoo

May 16-19, 2017 | Millersville, MD
Maryland Environmental Service

May 22-25, 2017 | Kalispell, MT
Flathead Valley Community College

May 25-28, 2017 | Paul Smith's, NY
Paul Smith's College VIC

June 6-9, 2017 | West Columbia, TX
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site

June 6-21, 2017 | Washburn, ND
North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

June 10-13, 2017 |Slippery Rock, PA
Slippery Rock University

June 13-16, 2017 | Houston, TX
The Health Museum of Houston

June 13-16, 2017 | Tampa, FL
The Florida Aquarium

June 16-19, 2017 | Columbus, AR
Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center

June 27-30, 2017 | Hong Kong
Hong Kong Ecotourism and Travel Professional Training Center

July 25-28, 2017 | West Columbia, TX
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site

July 25-28, 2017 | Odem, TX
Nueces Delta Preserve

August 5-13, 2017 | Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Zoo

August 16-19, 2017 | Tifton, GA
Georgia Museum of Agriculture & Historic Village

August 21-24, 2017 | Lisle, IL
The Morton Arboretum

August 22-25, 2017 | Milford, OH
Cincinnati Nature Center

August 28 - September 1, 2017 | Brookfield, IL
Brookfield Zoo

September 11-14, 2017 | Estes Park, CO
Rocky Mountain National Park

September 18-21, 2017 | Bellevue, NE
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center

September 25-28, 2017 | Sandy Springs, GA
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

October 24-27, 2017 | Millersville, MD
Maryland Environmental Service

November 7-10, 2017 | Littleton, CO
Carson Nature Center at South Platte Park

November 27-30, 2017 | Tulsa, OK
Oxley Nature Center

December 5-8, 2017 | Millersville, MD
Maryland Environmental Service

January 8-11, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Zoo

Certified Interpretive Host Courses

May 16-17, 2017 | Boston, MA
New England Aquarium

August 30-31, 2017 | Tulsa, OK
Oxley Nature Center


Courses Offered by the NAI National Office

Workshops can be requested by contacting NAI at 888-900-8283. Professional categories of Certified Interpretive Trainer, Certified Interpretive Planner, Certified Interpretive Manager, and Certified Heritage Interpreter do not require attendance at a workshop to apply for or achieve certification. See certification handbook for details. However, the Certified Interpretive Guide Trainers workshop is required for anyone who wants to train others using NAI's CIG or CIH curricula.

Certified Interpretive Guide Train-the-Trainers

May 15-19, 2017 | Omaha, NE
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

August, 2017 | Fort Collins, CO
NAI National Office
Registration Coming Soon!

September 24-28, 2017 | Kirkwood, MO
Powder Valley Nature Center
Registration Coming Soon!

October, 2017 | Seattle, WA
Location and exact dates TBD

 

Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainers

September 29-30, 2017 | Kirkwood, MO
Powder Valley Nature Center
Registration Coming Soon!