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


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

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

March 5-8, 2019 | Herndon, VA 
Frying Pan Farm Park

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

March 5-8, 2019 | Annandale, VA 
Hidden Oaks Nature Center

March 6-27, 2019 | Charlotte, NC 
Mahlon Adams Pavlion

March 12-15, 2019 | Anchorage, AK 
Campbell Creek Science Center
 
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 19-22, 2019 | Normandy, France
Normandy American Cemetery

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 1-4, 2019 | Holderness, NH 
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

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

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

April 15-18, 2019 | Idaho Falls, ID
Idaho Falls Zoo

April 22-25, 2019 | Roanoke, VA
Mill Mountain Discovery Center

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

May 7-10, 2019 | Naples, FL 
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center

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

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

May 21-24, 2019 | Lake Placid, NY 
Adirondack Mountain Club

June 4-7, 2019 | Houston, TX
Houston Downtown Aquarium

June 4-7, 2019 | Waynesville, OH
Caesar Creek Lake Visitor Center

June 11-14, 2019 | Houston, TX
The Houston Zoo

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

September 9 - November 5, 2019 | Columbus, OH 
The Ohio State University

December 3-6, 2019 | Millersville, MD 
Maryland Environmental Service

Certified Interpretive Host Courses

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

March 1-2, 2019 | Tulsa, OK 
Oxley Nature Center

May 8-9, 2019 | Palm Desert, CA
The Living Desert

October 3-5, 2019 | Borrego Springs, CA
Steele Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research 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.

Certified Interpretive Guide Train-the-Trainers


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

Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainers


There are not any currently scheduled but check back often for new postings!