Training/Conference/
Event
Date/Location Description
Encouraging Multiple Funding Resources June 4-6
Phoenix AZ
The course will focus on how to develop, finance and manage Tribal affordable housing projects utilizing NAHASDA, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC), Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program (AHP) and other gap financing programs. Discussion will include the necessary steps when planning an affordable housing project, information about how to prepare for and navigate the LIHTC application and closing process; secure appropriate GAP financing, leverage NAHASDA funds; manage investor expectations; and comply with program rules and requirements. Event Details and Registration: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=422928&
Tribal Financial Managers Certificate Program June 11-13
Tempe, AZ
Tribal Financial Managers Certificate (TFMC) Program by NAFOA. This course provides intensive, hands-on professional development in grant management and compliance, tribal financial statements, indirect cost rates, and tribe-wide budgeting specific to tribal nations.
Procurement & Contract Management June 18-19
Tempe, AZ
Training participants at all experience levels will gain the confidence and knowledge to conduct efficient and effective procurement that complies with HUD and other funding source requirements. This 2-day training addresses both management and construction development procurement topics including careful pre-planning and the basics of purchasing, to unique factors in tribal housing purchasing, practical how-to’s of procurement planning and policy development, as well as specific regional issues. Attendees will participate in hands-on group exercises designed to turn theoretical knowledge into daily practice. Register at www.FirstPic.org/events.
Implementing and Managing Tribal Recycling Programs June 25-27
Milwaukee, WI
Course focuses on effective implementation and managing of Tribal recycling programs and features lectures, small group activities, a visit to a local Material Recovery Facility, and discussions with local recycling businesses, successful management strategies, and current challenges with recycling markets. To apply, contact Todd at todd.barnell@nau.edu.
Tribal Housing Maintenance and Operations July 9-10
Albuquerque NM
Tribal housing maintenance expenses can be controllable. This 2-day course is designed as an introduction for new maintenance professionals or as a refresher for the veteran employee, to provide these professionals with the knowledge and tools necessary to run an effective housing maintenance program. Trainers will provide information, tips and guidance to identify maintenance issues, track, schedule, and complete maintenance and repairs. Register at www.FirstPic.org/events.
Pathways Home July 15-19
Phoenix, AZ
 Participants learn how to deliver comprehensive homebuyer education program designed to help educate prospective native homebuyers on how to become successful homeowners. The curriculum is specifically tailored for Native American communities. Participants will also learn the most effective methods to help potential homebuyers determine what is best for them; to build a new home or to buy an existing one. Other areas covered in this curriculum include understanding the mortgage loan process, how to prepare a family budget, how to improve credit profiles, how to avoid the pitfalls of predatory lending, foreclosure prevention strategies, and how the family can maintain the home and their personal finances after the purchase. Instructors specialize in homebuyer education & include culturally relevant teaching techniques. Details & Registration: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=423433&
NAHASDA & Tax Credit Compliance Professional (NTCCP) Training July 16-18
Phoenix, AZ
In partnership with The National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC), Travois will host the NAHASDA & Tax Credit Compliance Professional (NTCCP) Training as part of NAIHC’s Leadership Institute . This intensive 3-day training provides in-depth info. for those who manage and operate affordable housing developments funded using the Native American Housing Assistance & Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. Check back this spring to NAIHC’s training page for more details and to register.
American Indian/Alaska Native Women’s Health Conference Aug. 4-6
Oklahoma City, OK
ACOG Best Practices in Women’s Health: Focus on American Indian/Alaska Native Women’s Health training! The course includes lectures and hands-on workshops for the latest evidence-based updates in women’s health. You will also have the option to attend the pre-course one-day Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) certification course and/or a post course buprenorphine waiver-qualifying training. Participants of all health areas are invited to attend one, two or all three days of the training. REGISTER TODAY!
LIHTC Property Site Compliance Training Aug. 14-15
Albuquerque, NM
For more info. and to register, visit Low Income Housing Tax Credit Property Site Compliance Training
2019 Tribal Lands & Environment Forum Aug 19-22
Palm Springs, CA
9th annual Forum features special trainings, field trips, and breakout sessions focused on the conference theme: A National Conversation on Tribal Land and Water Resources . Topics highlighted incl. solid/hazardous waste management, brownfields, UST/LUSTs, Superfund sites, & emergency response. Tribal water program topics – water quality, drinking water, and habitat restoration (including wetlands, streams and fisheries) will also be included with breakout sessions, trainings and field trips. More info. at: http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/Conferences/confr_tlef
Tribal Disaster Debris Management Training Aug. 19-20
Green Bay, WI
Hosted by U.S. EPA – Region 5, the Oneida Nation, & National Tribal Emergency Mgmt Council. IS YOUR TRIBE PREPARED TO MANAGE DEBRIS AFTER A DISASTER? This training is geared towards tribal staff involved in emergency management, waste management, public works, and planning. Debris management is an integral part of emergency management, especially in response to extreme weather or other disasters. Tribes that incorporate sustainable materials management into their disaster debris management plans are better prepared to handle disaster debris in a more efficient, environmentally beneficial manner. Participants will work in small groups with staff from other tribal and other governmental agencies to begin developing effective, sustainable debris management plans before disasters strike. Space is limited. Register by June 21, 2019 by emailing Dolly Tong at tong.dolly@epa.gov . This training is offered at no cost as part of the National Tribal Emergency Mgmt Conf. Conference attendance is optional. For more info., go to http://www.ntemc.org
2019 National Native Media Conference Sept. 15-19
Lake Prior, MN
Program features sessions about Indigenous media, journalism training and workshops, and a wealth of information to support and enhance knowledge and skills of our membership. This year, the joint conference will also focus on food systems, nutrition & health in Indian Country. Sessions will be led by Indigenous journalists teaching in-depth skills & sharing new insights on media in Indian Country. For more info., visit https://najanewsroom.com/2019-conference/?mc_cid=d938e3d9f0&mc_eid=21ffc7dfb6
2019 National Brownfields Training Conference Dec. 11-13
Los Angeles, CA
Get additional information and register at Brownfields2019.org
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