Training Opportunities

CLG Training Opportunities 2023


CLG training requirements for FY2022-FY2023

The CLGs designated staff and at least two commission members must attend at least one informational or educational meeting per year pertaining to the work and functions of the commission or historic preservation.


In Person Training Opportunities 2023

(Registration information is sent to HPC staff liaisons, who are asked to forward to commission members, and often posted on the NC Preservation listserv. If you need more information, please contact

  • November 9, 2022 -CLG/Commission Training in Raleigh, NC

  • October 26th – 28th  -Preservation North Carolina Conference in Winston-Salem.

  • March 14th -16th  - NC Main Street Conference in Statesville

  • April 21st  - NAPC CAMP in Asheville

  • April 22nd  - Window Workshop in Swansboro

  • May 11th  - Beaufort Cemetery Workshop in Beaufort

  • June 9th  - Resilience and Disaster Planning NAPC CAMP in Wilmington

  • August 24th  - CLG/Commission Training in Washington (registration information will be sent out in July)

  • August 31st  - CLG/Commission Training in Mount Airy (registration information will be sent out in July)

  • September 25th  - CLG/Commission Training in Sanford (registration information will be sent out in August)



Virtual Training Opportunities 2023


Three (3) educational webinars or educational videos = one (1) in-person training.


If a  person opts to do virtual training, they should complete a virtual participant form for each video/webinar and email it to Virtual sessions must be viewed by September 30th.   Summaries are due by November 1st. Please include your name, commission name, and the session title in your email. *Staff liaisons should each have a copy of the Virtual Participant Form.  If not, please email me for a copy.


CLG/Commission Staff Training – October 31, 2022 via Zoom

School of Governments Quasi-judicial Preservation Decisions for Preservation Commissions – December 1st via Zoom

Burlington’s Let’s Talk Series

     March 29th -Let’s Talk Processing

     May 17th – Let’s Talk Standards

     May 19th – Let’s talk Downtown

     August 9th – Let’s Talk One Year Later (a year using new design standards)

National Park Service - CLG Technical Webinars

     Historic Masonry Façade Repairs – October 12th

     San Francisco’s Façade Ordinance Requirements – May 9th

National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Leadership Forum



National Alliance of Preservation Commissions Webinar Series (there is a cost to view if you are not a member.)



HPO YouTube Channel –

FYI -Most recent HPO YouTube Video-

CLG Role in the National Register Process – November 9, 2023



NC African American Heritage Commission

African American Cemetery Preservation:


Preserving Historic African American Properties in NC: 


Preserving African American Historic Properties Through Local Designation:

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Building Block Video Series:

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits by Brett Sturm

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation by Jennifer Cathey

The National Register of Historic Places  by Sarah Woodard David

Tutorial of the State Historic Preservation Office’s GIS by Andrew Edmonds

Making Historic Bldgs. More Resilient to Hurricane & Flood Events by Jeff Adolphsen

Affordable Housing & the Intersection with Downtown by Donovan Rypkema




**********Additional Virtual Webinars **********

These may be of interest, but cannot be used to meet CLG Training requirements


NC African American Heritage Commission – A variety of videos and webinars created to preserve, protect, and promote North Carolina’s African American history, art, and culture, for all people.


Submerged NC Webinar Series

Submerged NC webinars are part of the National Marine Sanctuaries webinar series and is brought to you by NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary and the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology

Several additional (not mentioned above) videos can be found in the archives on LeverageNC’s webpage.


NC Archives: Tutorials on the Basics of Archives Management and Digitization -