Admission Open for Commercial District Revitalization Training and Certification Institute (Nov. 1st deadline)

Admission Open for Commercial District Revitalization Training and Certification Institute (Nov. 1st deadline)

National Trust for Historic Preservatoin


Through its Certification in Professional Main Street™ Management Institute, the National Trust Main Street Center certifies professionals' ability to manage commercial district revitalization programs using the National Trust's Main Street Four Point Approach TM, which is a community-driven, comprehensive methodology used to revitalize older, traditional business districts. The National Trust Main Street Center is a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Upon successful completion, graduates will receive CMSM credentials (Certified Main Street Mangers). Since 1989, the National Trust has certified over 200 economic development and historic preservation professionals.

==== Benefits for Participants ====
Professionals will:
** build their professional skills to manage commercial district revitalization and resolve complex problems;
** explore current revitalization issues presented by industry experts;
** network with other seasoned professionals; and
** receive Certified Main Street Manager credentials (CMSM).

==== Who Should Apply ====
The Certification Institute is designed for economic development, community development and historic preservation professionals with at least three years of field experience managing the revitalization of a downtown or neighborhood commercial district. The experience does not have to be consecutive or with one organization or initiative.

==== Institute Curriculum ====
The Certification Institute curriculum taught over two weeks comprises four units: Economic Restructuring, Promotion, Design and Organization. Each unit is handled as a separate course, with an admissions exam, participation in a 2 ½-day training, and final unit exam. Participants who pass all four unit exams will graduate from the Institute and receive their credentials.

==== Institute Schedule ====
2006 Session (Organization and Promotion units)
Feb. 6 – Feb. 10, 2006.

2007 Session (Economic restructuring and Design units)
Feb. 5 – Feb. 9, 2007

All sessions held at the National Trust's Washington, DC headquarters.

===> Application Submission Deadline is November 1, 2005.
Download an admission application and instructions at: www.mainstreet.org/certification

Related Link: 2006 Certification Institute – applications and criteria

For more information contact:

Camille Inez
National Trust for Historic Preservatoin
1785 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington
DC 20036
United States

Phone: 202-588-6129
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.mainstreet.org/certification

Posted September 9, 2005



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