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Applications to Become an IAP2 Foundations Licensed Trainer Open May 1

Monday, April 22, 2019  
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April 22, 2019 – The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) is accepting applications beginning May 1 from individuals in the field of public engagement who are interested in becoming licensed to deliver IAP2’s international training program Foundations in Public Participation.

Participants accepted into IAP2’s international Trainer Preparation program will develop deeper knowledge and understanding of the content of the Foundations course and learn how to deliver the course content. Participants also will augment their knowledge of best practices in adult teaching and learning. Individuals who successfully complete the program will be eligible for licensing as an IAP2 Foundations Trainer.


2019 IAP2 Trainer Licensing
Program Description


To register for ongoing updates about the program, please click here. Or contact IAP2 international’s Professional Development Manager, Cassandra Hemphill, at

About IAP2

IAP2 is an international association of members who seek to promote and improve the practice of public participation in relation to individuals, governments, institutions, and other entities that affect the public interest in nations throughout the world. IAP2 carries out its mission by organizing and conducting activities to:

  • Serve the learning needs of members through events, publications, and communication technology;
  • Advocate for public participation throughout the world;
  • Promote a results-oriented research agenda and use research to support educational and advocacy goals;
  • Provide technical assistance to improve public participation.