NPI Offers Online, On-Demand Courses and Webinars

NPI launched its first online training courses in 2020, continuing its mission of providing continuing education and professional training in historic preservation and cultural resource management. We also are accepting proposals on new topics from potential instructors. In response to COVID-19, this initiative complements our in-person seminar curriculum, which will make a come back once its safe to do so!

Courses are offered in an online, on-demand format and can be accessed at any timeunless specifically listed as a webinar with scheduled dates. On-demand courses are accessible for up to one year from the date of enrollment. We invite you to explore our offerings: 

• Sample a FREE training course.

• Register for individual courses or take advantage of discounted "bundle" pricing for a series.

Discounts are available for registering four or more participants in individual (non-bundled) courses—contact us for more information at 703.765.0100 or

• Payments by credit card and PayPal are accepted online (using PayPal credit card processing); to pay by check, ACH transfer, or an alternative credit card processor, contact us at 703.765.0100 or

• As always, scholarships may be available—click here for more information.

• Consider how a hybrid combination of an on-demand course and a customized webinar might meet your organization's training needs.

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Online Training Highlights

NPI's first group of on-demand courses and webinars focus on:

• ArcGIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction SERIES

• ArcGIS for Cultural Resources: Advanced Techniques SERIES

 Corridor Development: Impacts on Cultural and Natural Resources

• Cultural Landscapes: An Overview

• Finding New Sources of Funding in Challenging Times

• GIS for Cultural Resources: Roundtable Conversation (webinar; December 9, 2021)

• Historic Wood Windows: A Primer

• The Importance of Mapping Cultural Resources

• NAGPRA Grant Proposal Development (two-part webinar; next offerings January 12+19, April 12+19, June 1+8, August 10+17, 2022)

• Native America 101

• Section 106: The Basics for Planners, Project Managers, and Developers

• Section 106: Resource Identification

• Section 106: The Meaning of Effects

• Streetscape Design: Strategies for Historic Districts

Soon we'll roll out the next module on:

• Disaster Response: Using GIS to Map Cultural Resources

Check back again soon by clicking here to preview forthcoming training.

Courses & Course SERIES

Check back as more courses are being released