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TRAINING and WORKSHOPS

Free OHP Webinars

For the 2014-2015 education cycle, our office in partnership with the California Preservation Foundation (CPF), offered a series of free webinars covering some of the topics most asked about by our constituents. If you missed the initial presentation of these webinars, we invite you to explore them now by clicking on the links below:

A 10,000-foot View of the OHP: Introduction to the Office of Historic Preservation
Getting to Listed: Preparing a National Register Nomination
I Concur: Consulting with the California SHPO Under Section 106
Getting to Know the CHRIS: Accessing the California Historical Resources Information System

The OHP will be joining forces once again with CPF this coming Fall to offer our next series of free webinars for the 2015-2016 cycle. Webinar topics and dates will be posted to this page later this summer - Stay tuned! 
 


2015 OHP Preservation Education Workshop Series

The Office of Historic Preservation is excited to announce our 2015 Preservation Education Workshop Series! We have an exciting workshop schedule planned for 2015 that includes preservation workshops around the state. This year’s theme focuses on local government planners and preservation commission education. We hope these workshops will provide the tools necessary to make your local preservation programs stronger, more effective, and more efficient.

Upcoming 2015 Workshops

Sacramento Training Workshop

October 16, 2015: Hosted by the Office of Historic Preservation

Preservation Laws and Legal Issues; Preservation Commission Ethics and Meeting Procedures; Survey and Landmark Designation as part of the Planning Process; and Preservation IncentivesOjai Training Workshop

Past 2015 Workshops

Capitola Preservation Training Workshop

August 21, 2015: Hosted in Conjunction with the City of Capitola

Preservation Laws and Legal Issues; Preservation Commission Ethics and Meeting Procedures; Survey and Landmark Designation as part of the Planning Process; and Preservation Incentives

Elements of an Effective Historic Preservation Program and CLG Status

Crafting an Effective Historic Preservation Ordinance

Survey and Landmark Designation as part of the Planning Process

Local Preservation Incentives

Ojai Preservation Training Workshop

April 9, 2015: Hosted in Conjunction with the City of Ojai

Topic: Preservation Laws and Legal Issues; Preservation Commission Ethics and Meeting Procedures; Survey and Landmark Designation as part of the Planning Process; and Preservation Incentives

Overview of Historic Preservation Laws and Legal Issues

Historic Preservation Commission Ethics and Meeting Procedures

Survey and Landmark Designation as part of the Planning Process

Preservation Incentives

Placerville Training Workshop

June 4, 2015: Hosted in Conjunction with the City of Placerville


Economics of Preservation

Benefit and Function of a Local Preservation Program

Benefits of Survey and Designation in Your Community

Preservation Incentives

If you have questions about our 2015 workshop series, or your community is interested in hosting a training workshop in 2016, please contact Sean de Courcy, with the Office of Historic Preservation by calling 916-445-7042, or by email at Sean.deCourcy@parks.ca.gov


Training Opportunities from our Partner Organizations

The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) co-sponsors a wide variety of timely workshops, webinars, and other preservation events. 

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of our cultural heritage.