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CIH Train The Trainers Delaware, OH September 2019

Certified Interpretive Host Train-the-Trainers Workshop

September 23-26 or September 24-25, 2019
Deer Haven Park, Delaware, Ohio
Instructor: Emily Jacobs

Are you looking for training that combines nonformal 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 September 23-26. 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, September 24-25. 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 at several lodging options in and around Delaware, Ohio and range from a 10 – 20-minute drive from the host site. There are also two state parks within a 20-minute drive of Deer Haven Park that have campgrounds. To reserve a campsite at either Alum Creek State Park or Delaware State Park, visit https://ohiostateparks.reserveamerica.com/welcome.do. Campsites start at $29-31/night. 


The closest airport to the training site is the John Glenn Airport in Columbus, OH (about 40 minutes away).  Please do not plan to leave our course any earlier than 4pm on Thursday to catch your flight. 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 who are not current CITs will pay $525 member/ $600 non-member. Current CITs with NAI who have taken the CIG Train the Trainer course will pay $225. Registration fee includes workshop materials, 2-4 days of instruction, certification fee (for four day attendees) and breaks. Meals and lodging are not included.

Special Terms and Cancellation

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed, postmarked, or faxed. Emailed cancellations should be sent to registration@interpnet.com. 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 September 15, 2019.

Further Information

For more information on the Certification Program, download a PDF copy of the Certification Handbook and Study Guide.
9/23/2019 - 9/26/2019
Deer Haven Park Delaware, OH 43015 UNITED STATES
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