ACHP Section 106 Essential Courses

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The Advisory Council on Historical Preservation (ACHP) is pleased to announce the 2012 Section 106 Essentials Course schedule. The highlighted dates are in the Region 10 area.

The Section 106 Essentials,, is a two-day course designed for those who are new to Section 106 review or those who want a refresher on its basic operation. This course explains the requirements of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, which applies any time a federal, federally assisted, or federally approved activity might affect a property listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

Mar 6-7

Peppermill Hotel, Reno, NV†

Registration due by Feb 21†

Apr 17-18

Westin Peachtree Hotel, Atlanta, GA

Registration due by Apr 2

May 8-9

Renaissance Savery Hotel, Des Moines, IA

†Registration due by Apr 16
†Jun 5-6

Embassy Suites Hotel, Portland, ME

†Registration due by May 12
†Jul 10-11

Captain Cook Hotel, Anchorage, AK

Registration due by June 11

†Aug 23-24 †Hamilton Crowne, Washington DC

Registration due by Jul 23

Oct 30-31

NTHP Annual Conference, Spokane, WA

Registration due by Oct 10

The Advanced Section 106 Seminar,, focuses on the effective management of complex or controversial undertakings that require compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Taught in a smaller, interactive setting, this seminar encourages group discussion and problem solving. Designed for experienced Section 106 users, the seminar focuses on the challenges of seeking consensus and solving adverse effects to historic properties.

Mar 21

Old Post Office Building, Washington DC

Registration due by Feb 29

†Apr 3 †Hotel Vintage Plaza, Portland, OR †Registration due by Mar 12
†May 23 †Crowne Plaza, Oklahoma City, OK †Registration due by May 1
†Jun 19 †Radisson Manchester Hotel, Manchester, NH †Registration due by May 28
Jul 12 †Capatin Cook Hotel, Anchorage, AK †Registration due by Jun 11
†Aug 1 †Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC †Registration due by Jul 6
Sep 11

Radisson Woodlands Hotel, Flagstaff, AZ

Registration due by Aug 20

Sep 27 †Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA

Registration due by Sep 7

Both courses are taught by highly knowledgeable ACHP staff who are engaged both on a daily basis and have practical hands-on experience with Section 106 issues. Attendees taking our courses receive an added benefit from the expertise that our instructors bring to the course.

Visit for registration and pricing. It is recommended that you make your reservations early, as the rooms are likely to fill up fast. For registration, hotel/travel information, group discounts and other frequently asked questions, contact Cindy Bienvenue at or call 202-606-8521.

For further information, contact Region 10ís Linda Gehrke at 206-220-4463 or emai


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator