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IAP2 Trainer Preparation Program | Foundations | Application Materials

Wednesday, May 1, 2019  
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Applications are now open 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.

Attached are three documents that provide more information about our Foundations Trainer Preparation Program:

  • Program Description. The program description provides an overview of the program, the duration and cost, the use of a Selection Panel to review applications, and other important information.
  • Application Assessment Rubric. There are 12 criteria for entrance into the program. Three levels have been set for each criterion: acceptance, provisional acceptance, and developing toward acceptance. More information about acceptance is provided in the Program Description.
  • Instructions for Completing the Application. Please read the instructions carefully before beginning the online application. 

The online application is available at

The application can be saved and worked on at a later time. A link will be sent to the email address you provide to allow you to pick up where you left off.

Applications will not be processed until they are complete and two letters of recommendation have been received. (See Criteria 10 and 11 in the Application Rubric.)

Please direct questions to IAP2 International's Professional Development Manager, Cassandra Hemphill, Ph.D., CP3, at