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


January 21-25, 2019 | Grand Canyon, AZ 
Grand Canyon National Park

January 22-26, 2019 | Palm Desert, CA 
The Living Desert

January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Calgary, AB, Canada
Calgary Zoo

January 29 - February 1, 2019 | Milford, OH 
Cincinnati Nature Center

January 29 - February 6, 2019 | Dallas, TX 
Dallas Zoo

February 4-7, 2019 | Pensacola, FL 
Florida Public Archaeology Network Center

February 4-7, 2019 | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy, France 
The Utah Beach D-Day Museum

February 4-7, 2019 | San Antonio, TX 
San Antonio River Authority


February 8-11, 2019 | Little Rock, AR 
Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center

February 11-14, 2019 | Roswell, GA 
Chattahoochee Nature Center

February 11-14, 2019 | Round Mountain, TX 
Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

February 11-15, 2019 | Brookfield, IL 
Brookfield Zoo

February 12-15, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV
Get Outdoors Nevada

February 16-24, 2019 | Loveland, CO
High Plains Environmental Center

February 16 - March 3, 2019 | Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Centro Cultural Multidisciplinario de Juan Martín

February 19-22, 2019 | Salt Lake City, UT 
Utah's Hogle Zoo

February 26 - March 1, 2019 | Idaho Falls, ID 
Idaho Falls Zoo

March 3-8, 2019 | Herndon, VA 
Frying Pan Farm Park

March 4-8, 2019 | Chicago, IL 
Lincoln Park Zoo

March 5-8, 2019 | Littleton, CO 
Carson Nature Center at South Platte Park

March 6-27, 2019 | Charlotte, NC 
Mahlon Adams Pavlion
 
March 14-17, 2019 | Jamestown, ND 
1883 Stutsman County Courthouse State Historic Site

March 18-21, 2019 | Falmouth, ME 
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center

March 18-21, 2019 | Mystic, CT
Mystic Aquarium

March 22-25, 2019 | Clermont, KY 
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

March 25-29, 2019 | Brecksville, OH 
Brecksville Trailside Program Center

March 25-29, 2019 | Brookfield, IL 
Brookfield Zoo

March 26-29, 2019 | Eugene, OR 
Museum of Natural and Cultural History

April 1-4, 2019 | Tulsa, OK 
Oxley Nature Center

April 3-6, 2019 | Bretton Woods, NH 
Appalachian Mountain Club

April 9-12, 2019 | Palm Desert, CA
The Living Desert

April 22-26, 2019 | Providence, RI
The Center for Reconciliation

May 20-23, 2019 | Raleigh, NC 
Durant and Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

May 20-23, 2019 | Kalispell, MT 
Flathead Valley Community College

June 21-24, 2019 | Slippery Rock, PA
Robert A Macoskey Center for Sustainable Systems Education and Research

July 16-19, 2019 | Milford, OH 
Cincinnati Nature Center

August 12-16, 2019 | Brookfield, IL 
Brookfield Zoo

August 20-23, 2019 | Westminster, CO 
Butterfly Pavilion

Certified Interpretive Host Courses

February 1-2, 2019 | Palm Desert, CA 
The Living Desert

February 26-27, 2019 | Angola, IN 
Pokagon State Park

March 1-2, 2019 | 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.

NAI teaches 5-7 CIG Train-the-Trainer and 3-4 CIH Train-the-Trainer workshops per year. Please stay tuned to this website for additional dates and workshop listings that are currently tentative.

Combined Certified Interpretive Guide and Host Train-the-Trainers


February 4-10, 2019 | Tucson, AZ   This Course is Full!
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 

Certified Interpretive Guide Train-the-Trainers


February 4-8, 2019 | Tucson, AZ   This Course is Full!
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

March 4-8, 2019 | Green Bay, VA 
Cedar Crest Conference Center at Twin Lakes State Park

Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainers


February 9-10, 2019 | Tucson, AZ  
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum