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


November 13-16, 2017 | Bretton Woods, NH
AMC Highland Center

November 13-16, 2017 | Kennedy Space Center, FL
Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex

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

November 27-30, 2017 | Winter Harbor, ME
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

December 4-7, 2017 | Jackson, WY
Scenic Safaris

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

December 5-8, 2017 | Westminster, CO
Butterfly Pavilion

December 11-15, 2017 | Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

January 2-5, 2018 | Fort Mill, SC
Anne Springs Close Greenway

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

January 8-11, 2018 | Birmingham, AL
Birmingham Zoo, Inc.

January 8-11, 2018 | Jekyll Island, GA
Georgia Sea Turtle Center

January 9-12, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV
Outside Las Vegas Foundation

January 9-13, 2018 | Palm Desert, CA
The Living Desert

January 16-19, 2018 | Austin, TX
Austin Science and Nature Center

January 23 - February 1, 2018 | Columbia, SC
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

January 29 - February 1, 2018 | Portland, OR
Tryon Creek State Natural Area

January 29 - February 1, 2018 | Chattanooga, TN
Tennessee Aquarium

January 29 - February 19, 2018 | Peoria Heights, IL
Forest Park Nature Center

February 2-9, 2018 | Wells, ME
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

February 5-8, 2018 | Pensacola, FL
Florida Public Archaeology Network Center

February 5-8, 2018 | Roswell, GA
Chattahoochee Nature Center

February 9-12, 2018 | Little Rock, AR
Witt Stevens Nature Center

February 12-16, 2018 | Brookfield, IL
Brookfield Zoo

February 27 - March 2, 2018 | Quinault, WA
Lake Quinault Lodge

February 27 - March 2, 2018 | Salt Lake City, UT
Utah's Hogle Zoo

March 6-9, 2018 | Littleton, CO
Carson Nature Center at South Platte Park

March 23-26, 2018 | Clermont, KY
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

March 27-30, 2018 | Eugene, OR
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

April 2-5, 2018 | Olympia, WA
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

June 4-8, 2018 | Baja California Sur, Mexico
Cabo San Lucas

Certified Interpretive Host Courses


November 28-29, 2017 | Charlotte, NC
Reedy Creek Nature Center

March 7-8, 2018 | Brookfield, IL
Brookfield Zoo Conservation Leadership Center

May 8-9, 2018 | Palm Desert, CA
The Living Desert


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

We don't have any currently scheduled but check back often!

Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainers

January 8-11 or January 9-10, 2018 | Oakland, CA
Trudeau Training Center