Trainings

Division for Historic Preservation Annual Consultant Training

The Division for Historic Preservation will be establishing lists of qualified consultants. If you would like to be on our list, attendance at this day-long training session is required. We highly recommend everyone attend to learn about process updates and submittal requirements.  Interested in being listed as an Archaeology and Historic Preservation Consultant?

Location: UVM's Davis Center Livak Ballroom (Room 417/419)
Registration information will be sent out by email in March.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Fair Housing Workshops

Removing Barriers to Strengthen Communities: Affordable Housing and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing at the Local Level.

LOCATION: Agency of Commerce & Community Development, Calvin Coolidge Conference Room, 6th Floor, Deane C. Davis Building, 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT
TO REGISTER:  Call Shaun Gilpin, Dept. of Housing and Community Development, 802-828-1346, or email shaun.gilpin@vermont.gov
MORE INFORMATION: Click here

This workshop is designed to provide relevant information to municipal officials, realtors, lenders, affordable housing developers and property managers, this workshop will:

  • Provide an introduction to Vermont and federal fair housing laws;
  • Discuss the current barriers to fair housing choice in Vermont;
  • Examine the legal requirements impacting municipal zoning practices;
  • Review tools that enable municipalities to comply with those requirements; and
  • Explore planning concepts that encourage development of affordable housing. 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Fair Housing Workshop

Removing Barriers to Strengthen Communities: Affordable Housing and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing at the Local Level.

LOCATION: Green Mountain Technical and Career Center, 738 VT 15 W, Hyde Park, VT
TO REGISTER:  Call Shaun Gilpin, Dept. of Housing and Community Development, 802-828-1346, or email shaun.gilpin@vermont.gov
MORE INFORMATION: Click here

This workshop is designed to provide relevant information to municipal officials, realtors, lenders, affordable housing developers and property managers, this workshop will:

  • Provide an introduction to Vermont and federal fair housing laws;
  • Discuss the current barriers to fair housing choice in Vermont;
  • Examine the legal requirements impacting municipal zoning practices;
  • Review tools that enable municipalities to comply with those requirements; and
  • Explore planning concepts that encourage development of affordable housing. 
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Intro to GIS/GPS

$100, Approved for VT Land Surveyors Continuing Education Credit # CE416-0216

Participants will gain an understanding of fundamental geospatial concepts which they will then apply in learning how to use online mapping applications, consumer grade GPS receivers, and QGIS open source GIS software. QGIS will be used to explore and display geospatial data, to create new geospatial data, to perform simple geospatial analysis, and to compose basic maps appropriate for printing or publishing. Participants will develop a mapping question or project that they will explore and build on throughout the course. Training manual chapters from last year's class are posted  so you can check out what is covered or use them for self-training. 

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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Contact Us

Michael Schirling, Secretary
802-828-3080

Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary
802-828-3080

Main Agency Number
802-828-3211

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building, 6th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-0501

National Life Campus Parking