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Home Training and Education The Section 106 Basics Course
An in-depth look at federal historic preservation review responsibilities under the National Historic Preservation Act.
The Section 106 Basics is a one-day overview course for early-career cultural resources practitioners as well as managers/decision makers from federal agencies, SHPOs, THPOs, Tribes/NHOs, applicants, and others. Through small group exercises and knowledge checks, a participant will apply the four-step Section 106 review process to example undertakings from your own experience, practice identifying consulting parties and planning to involve the public, describe an Area of Potential Effect, identify strategies to avoid adverse effects, and practice documenting a mitigation commitment in a sample agreement stipulation.
What will you learn in The Section 106 Basics?
AICP CM Information
The ACHP is pleased to be a Certification Maintenance (CM) Provider for the American Planning Association/American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). The Section 106 Basics course has been approved for 6 certification maintenance (CM) credits for planners maintaining their American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) credentials. A sign in sheet will be available at the registration table when you arrive at the course.
Who should attend?
The Section 106 Basics It is well-suited to early-career cultural resources practitioners as well as managers/decision makers from federal agencies, applicants, and local government who may participate in Section 106 reviews for federal undertakings that may affect historic properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Course size is limited to promote an active discussion, so we encourage you to register early. Click a course location for more detailed information.
Please review the cancellation policy prior to registering.
All courses are taught by senior ACHP staff who have significant practical experience managing Section 106 cases and developing program improvements.
Payment can be made by credit card or check. Federal employees may submit an SF 182 in lieu of a credit card.
Registrants who cancel at least 14 days prior to the start of the course will receive a full refund minus a 15% processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made fewer than 14 days before the start of the course; however, substitutions may be made at no cost up until three days before the course begins. All cancellations must be made in writing.
The ACHP schedules all courses in facilities that meet federal accessibility requirements. Students with special accessibility needs should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-517-0202.
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