ACHP: Section 106 Essentials (Virtual)

training@achp.gov (202) 517-0205
Primary contact: training@achp.gov (202) 517-0205
Where: Online
Nov 10 - 11, 2020Dec 8 - 9, 2020


The Section 106 Essentials is an 8-hour course for anyone interested in an overview of the Section 106 review process. The course is particularly helpful for managers/decision makers and early-career cultural resources practitioners from federal agencies, State and Tribal Historic Preservation Offices, Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations, applicants in the Section 106 process, and others. This course focuses on applying the vocabulary and principles of the Section 106 review process in real-world scenarios. Small group exercises and knowledge checks will also help participants in the course to:

In our digital classroom, we will replicate our interactive classroom experience using Zoomgov (a FedRAMP compliant application), and continue to foster live (and lively) discussion with poll questions and small group exercises. To participate in the class, you will need to use a computer or tablet device with a webcam, speakers, audio, and with the downloaded and installed Zoom 5.0 (or later) app. Please ensure that you will have access to appropriate equipment and the Zoom app prior to registering for the course.

The 8-hour course will be presented in two, four-hour sessions on consecutive days. Day 1 (Tuesday) will begin at 12:30 pm and end by 4:30 pm Eastern time. Day 2 (Wednesday) will also begin at 12:30 pm and end by 4:30 pm Eastern time.


****For NPS Superintendents and Facility Managers, external Section 106 training does not currently meet the criteria for mandatory Section 106 training for your position, as it does not cover the NPS Programmatic Agreement. Please contact your regional Section 106 coordinator to determine which NPS-led Section 106 trainings will fulfill your mandatory training requirement.****  


Learning Objectives

Small group exercises and knowledge checks will also help participants in the course to:

  • Define common terms in Section 106 reviews,
  • Apply the four-step Section 106 review process to example federal undertakings from your own experience,
  • Practice identifying consulting parties and planning to involve the public,
  • Identify strategies to avoid adverse effects, and
  • Discover the ways to conclude Section 106 reviews.

Estimated Completion Time

8 Hour/s


Payment can be made by credit card or check. Federal employees may submit an SF 182 in lieu of a credit card. Registration = $350.00.

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 e-mail training@achp.gov or call 202-517-0205.

For registration, hotel/travel information, group discounts, and other questions, e-mail training@achp.gov or call 202-517-0205.

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