Foundations in Public Participation - Techniques (Online)
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Foundations in Public Participation - Techniques (Online)

The Participation Company is pleased to present the Foundations in Public Participation course online. The Participation Company offers discounts for active members of IAP2 USA, AICP, ICMA and NCDD.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/5/2020 to 10/8/2020
When: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM ET
Where: Online, USA
Contact: Melissa Sparlin, The Participation Company

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Enhance your skills in public engagement
Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned practitioner at any level of government, the private sector, or a not-for-profit organization, the experienced team at The Participation Company (TPC) will help you improve your public and stakeholder engagement programs with the IAP2 certified courses.

Foundations in Public Participation was designed with the input of successful practitioners who work with diverse populations and divergent circumstances throughout the world. Completely revamped in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Participation Company is pleased to announce we are ready to offer the International Association for Public Participation’s flagship Foundations Program ONLINE. Module One introduces a proven method for planning effective public participation and Module Two equips students with 40+ diverse methods and for accomplishing engagement objectives. Both courses are delivered in half-day sessions full of interactive exercises and opportunities to get to work with your fellow students virtually. Class size, as always, is limited to 25 students to provide the maximum opportunity to learn. 

Techniques for Effective Public Participation: OCTOBER 5-8, 2020 - Four, 4 Hour Sessions CM I 12 CM

Early Bird Registration & Member Rate Deadline: September 4, 2020
Last Day to Register: September 17, 2020

The PLANNING module is a prerequisite for the subsequent module, TECHNIQUES for Effective Public Participation.

The Participation Company’s IAP2 Licensed Trainers include:

IAP2 Founder and
Past President
Dr. Marty Rozelle

Former IAP2
Executive Director
Doug Sarno

Former IAP2
International Training Director
Wendy Green Lowe

Former IAP2
Vice President
John Godec


  • Doug Sarno and Marty Rozelle were principal developers of the IAP2 Spectrum.
  • Marty Rozelle, John Godec, Wendy Lowe, and Doug Sarno were principal authors and original master trainers for IAP2’s 40-hour in-person Certificate in Public Participation course.
  • John Godec also worked with Dr. Peter Sandman to develop the 2-day Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation course (formerly Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation ~ Moving from Rage to Reason).


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