Webinars

Please note: Registration closes 4 hours prior to the start of each webinar. Login information will be sent after registration closes. If you do have trouble prior to the webinar, call Emily at 970-420-1032 and she will try to assist you.

Each hour of webinar is worth one continuing education credit.

Group Discounts: For our Institutional and Commercial members wishing to purchase attendance for multiple staff members: the first registrant will pay normal pricing and each registrant after will run $20 for one hour webinars or $30 for two hour webinars. Anyone wishing to gain Certification hours from the webinar will have to login to the webinar on their own computer. This allows us to verify that they were in attendance and show the hours on their account. To setup the discount, please register your first individual, then email JKing@interpnet.com for a promo code for additional registrants.

Webinar Cancellation Policy: NAI will accept registration cancellations or changes, in writing, up to 5 business days prior to a webinar. Participants can choose to change their registration to a different webinar of equal or lesser value (no fee), or receive a refund ($5 processing fee). Registrants who are unable to participate after the cancellation deadline will be sent a link to the recording of the webinar, when available. Changes and cancellations should be emailed to registration@interpnet.com.

Need help logging in to the NAI website? Please email login@interpnet.com to have your login credentials reset.

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We conduct our webinars using Adobe Connect. To test your computer to see if it meets the necessary requirements and that you have the appropriate software installed, click here.

An Instructor’s Introduction to Mission-Based Dialogue

Presenter: Andre Copeland
February 20, 1:00p Pacific/4:00p Eastern (one hour)
Free for CIGTs (Contact Emily Jacobs for a code)
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The three components of Mission-Based Dialogue (MBD) are its theory, four principles and implementation techniques. Now that this is part of the new CIG workbook you may be asking, how do I cover this in an hour or less during a CIG course? Join us for a look at introducing the main concepts of MBD and connecting it to your CIG.

Andre Copeland is a Certified Interpretive Trainer, Certified Interpretive Planner and Master Trainer who is responsible for planning Brookfield Zoo’s interpretive experiences as their Interpretive Programs Manager. For the past three years he has been developing the concept and implementation of Mission-Based Dialogue.

Telling Your Story with Story Maps

Presenter: Joseph Kerski
February 27, 10:00a Pacific/1:00p Eastern (one hour)
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Maps have been used to tell stories for thousands of years. Discover how to use modern web mapping technologies to create interactive, sharable experiences with audio, video, narrative, and photographs for communicating your place-based, research, and education stories to a wide variety of people.

Joseph Kerski, Education Manager, Esri, is a geographer who believes that spatial analysis through digital mapping can transform education and society through better decision-making. He has three degrees in Geography and 30 years of experience at NOAA, Census Bureau, USGS, Esri, and the University of Denver.  Joseph has authored books such as Interpreting Our World, and 25 chapters, 100 articles, 500 lessons, 750 blog essays, and 4K videos.

Adapting CIG Modules for Outdoor Settings and Teenagers

March 22, 10:00a Pacific/1:00p Eastern (one hour)
Sarah Rhodes-Ondi
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The Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) curriculum is often taught indoors and to adult audiences. Learn how to adapt the curriculum for outdoor settings and teenage audiences through a hands-on approach that cultivates a strong sense of place. These strategies are effective tools for student mentorship and CIG courses.

Sarah Rhodes-Ondi, M.S., has been a Naturalist at the Environmental Learning Center since 2006 and a passionate advocate for conservation of coastal resources since her youth. She has a Bachelors of Arts and a Masters of Science in Marine Biology and loves connecting people with nature through science and environmental education.


Webinars in Spanish

The PUP Global Heritage Consortium, NAI, and CATIE offer Spanish webinars on topics related to heritage interpretation. NAI membership discounts apply. To view upcoming offerings, visit PUP online.

NAI Members, click here to get your discount code.


See an introductory video narrated by Sam Ham.