Overview

Examine the basics for compliance with Section 106 regulations under the National Historic Preservation Act in a timely and comprehensive manner. Establish that a project meets the criteria for engagement before moving into planning and construction phases. Consider consultant or contractor selection, proper documentation, and how to determine effects. Understand the purpose of a memorandum of agreement or programmatic agreement and the requirement for consultation. Explore the role of SHPOs, THPOs, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the conclusion of the Section 106 review process.

Agenda

  • The basics for compliance with Section 106 regulations 
  • Do I need to engage in Section 106 for the project?
  • Requirements needed to move forward into planning and construction phases
  • How to determine if historic properties are present
  • Selecting a consultant or contractor
  • Proper documentation needed to meet legal requirements
  • How to determine effects
  • Memorandum of agreement (MOA) and programmatic agreement (PA)
  • Consultation process
  • Working with SHPOs and THPOs
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP): Who are they? What do they do?
  • Conclusion of the Section 106 review process


Training Curriculum

75-minute, on-demand eLearning

  • 1

    Welcome Letter

    • NPI Welcome Letter

  • 2

    Videos

    • Section 106: The Basics for Planners, Project Managers, and Developers: Chapter 1

    • Section 106: The Basics for Planners, Project Managers, and Developers: Chapter 2

    • Section 106: The Basics for Planners, Project Managers, and Developers: Chapter 3

    • Section 106: The Basics for Planners, Project Managers, and Developers: Chapter 4

  • 3

    Download Course Slides

    • Section 106: The Basics for Planners, Project Managers, and Developers (slide deck)

  • 4

    Download Video Transcript

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

  • 5

    Course Evaluation

    • NPI Evaluation

Faculty

Faculty

Claudia Nissley

Claudia Nissley, president, C. Nissley Environmental Consultants; a nationally recognized expert in cultural heritage laws and practices; author, educator, and consultant; former executive manager with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and governor-appointed Wyoming State Historic Preservation Officer
Full Bio/CV

Participants

This course is suitable for

  • Project proponents and members of a project management team; cultural, natural resource, and project managers responsible for compliance requirements

  • Facility managers responsible for future development; officials and staff with tribes, government agencies

  • Other organizations with projects utilizing federal money or requiring federal permits; SHPOs, THPOs, contractors, and consultants

Price

Scholarships

Scholarships covering tuition fees for NPI online trainings are available for participants who show a justifiable need for training and tuition assistance. Read more and download the application.

Additionally, National NAGPRA Program scholarships covering tuition fees for several NPI seminars may be available for participants from museums and federally recognized tribes, Alaska Native villages, or Native Hawaiian organizations. Read more and download application.

Customized Training

NPI also offers eLearning and webinar modules as customized training to meet specific organizational needs. They can be tailored to create training at a time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or info@npi.org for further information.