CIH Train The Trainers Albuquerque, NM March 2020

Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainers Workshop

March 31-April 3 or April 1 & 2, 2020
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
2901 Candelaria Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Instructor: Emily Jacobs 

Are you looking for training that combines non-formal interpretation skills with customer service? Do you want to train/certify staff and others on behalf of NAI? If so, this course is for you! This course has two different tracks for attendance and certification. For individuals who are not current Certified Interpretive Trainers (CIT) with NAI, a four-day course will be held March 31-April 3. In this session, you will learn how NAI teaches interpretation, what is expected for Certified Interpretive Host (CIH) certification and will complete two requirements for becoming a CIT. If you already are a CIT, are fully sanctioned as a CIG instructor, and want to teach the CIH as well, come for only two of the days, April 1 & 2. Once you take the class, you can use NAI's curriculum and certify staff and volunteers at your own site or serve as a contractor to sites without a trainer on staff.


Lodging can be obtained on your own. There are several hotels nearby to suit your economy or luxury budget.


The closest airport is the Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) which is about twenty minutes from the training site. Once registrations have been received, participants can also contact each other to arrange carpools, room sharing, etc.


Cost for the workshop varies depending on the 2 day or 4 day option.  Participants for the four-day course (those who are not current CITs) will pay $550 member/ $625 non-member. Current CITs with NAI who have taken the CIG Train the Trainer course will take the 2-day course and pay $250. Registration fee includes workshop materials, 2-4 days of instruction, certification fee (for four-day attendees) and breaks. Meals and lodging are not included. Park fees have been waived for the participants.

Special Terms and Cancellation

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed, postmarked, or faxed. Emailed cancellations should be sent to Cancellations cannot be made by phone. If you cancel 1-3 weeks prior to the course you will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made 1 week or less prior to the course will not receive a refund.

No refunds will be given after March 23, 2020.
3/31/2020 - 4/3/2020
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park 2901 Candelaria Rd NW Albuquerque, NM 87107 UNITED STATES
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