NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training
Pandion has adapted the National Association for Interpretation package to local conditions to train educators and interpretive professionals from parks and nature centers throughout the Southeast.
This training will help you become an NAI Certified Interpretive Guide or simply improve your abilities to communicate effectively with visitors. Come and join us for learning, fun, and a great time with your colleagues.
Pandion provides a 32-hour training program full of interactive exercises and opportunities for practicing interpretive techniques. The NAI Certified Interpretive Guide curriculum is an internationally recognized professional certification course. It combines theoretical foundations of the profession with practical skills in delivering quality interpretive programs.
All participants will receive the NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training Workbook by Lisa Brochu and Tim Merriman.
We recommend that you also purchase Personal Interpretation by Lisa Brochu, which is available from the NAI website.
You can register for this training with or without certification. To become certified, you need to:
- Complete a program outline.
- Deliver a 10-minute program.
- Pass an open-book exam.
Our NAI certified trainers include:
- Peter Colverson, Pandion Systems, Inc.
- Peter Scalco, Living History Site Administrator
- Kathy Gross, National Park Service
- Linda Chandler, National Park Service
- Katrina Morrell, Brevard County
For more details on the NAI CIG program, visit the NAI website.