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Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP) Instructor Application

The Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP) designation is designed exclusively for experienced building industry professionals, and comprises a more in-depth study of green building science and methods. The Advanced Green Building: Building Science and Advanced Green Building: Project Management courses required for the designation cover topics like building science techniques, the high-performance home and marketing strategies for selling green. 

To become an NAHB-approved instructor for the Advanced Green Building courses, you must complete this instructor application and meet all requirements.


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Contact Information

* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Title:
* Company Name:
* Address:
* City:
* State:
* ZIP:
Alternate Address:
* Phone Number:
Mobile Number:
Fax Number:
* Email Address:
Website:
* Please indicate which course(s) you are applying to teach.
Advanced Green Building: Building Science
Advanced Green Building: Project Management
Both

Advanced Green Building Instructor Requirements

To become an approved instructor for Advanced Green Building courses, you must meet several requirements.

* I have completed the current version of the course(s) which I am applying to be approved to teach.
Yes
No
I received an exemption from taking the course that I am applying for approval to teach.
* I have at least three years of residential green building experience. (This experience must come from your direct involvement in either the building, designing, planning or consulting of green projects.)
Yes
No
* I actively hold the Master CGP designation.
Yes
No
Please select any other designations that you currently hold:
CAPS
CGA
CGB
CGP
CGR
CMP
CSP
GMB
GMR
Master CSP
MIRM
LEED
OSHA 500
Other
* I have completed NAHB Education's Train the Trainer course.
Yes
No
I received an exemption.

OR

* I have taught at least one NAHB Education course in the past three years, with a 4.5 or better on a 5-point participant evaluation scale:
Yes
No
Not applicable
Please indicate the name, location and date(s) of the course(s) that you have taught in the past three years:

For Building Science Applicants Only

* I have taken and successfully completed a building science course from one of the following organizations:
Building Performance Institute Training
Building Science Corporation
Energy & Environmental Building Alliance
RESNET Training
Other
Not Applicable
* I agree to purchase the necessary tools for the “Tools of the Trade” demonstration that is part of the Advanced Green Building: Building Science course (Pin-Type Moisture Meter, Hygrometer and Infrared Thermometer)
Yes
No
Not applicable

All Applicants:

Experience

Please provide an electronic version of your Subject Matter Expertise Statement for each course that you are requesting approval to instruct. It should be 250 words or less, and should describe how your experience relates to the subject matter of the course. Please provide specific examples both as to quantity and scope of involvement, size of projects and other pertinent information you feel would assist the Green Building Designations Instructor Review Committee in determining your eligibility to teach NAHB Education courses.

* Subject Matter Experience:
* Professional Bio/Resume:

Please upload a copy of your bio or resume highlighting your background and industry experience. (PDF preferred, but a Word document also is acceptable)

References

Provide three references with full contact information supporting your expertise in the subject matter area. All references must come from industry professionals (non-HBA/NAHB staff) outside your company. Please include the nature of the relationship. References must attest to your knowledge specific to the course's subject matter.

* Reference #1 Name:
* Company:
* Title:
* Relationship to Applicant:
* Phone Number:
* Email Address:
Letter of Recommendation:

Upload a letter of recommendation from this reference. (PDF preferred, but a Word document also is acceptable)
* Reference #2 Name:
* Company:
* Title:
* Relationship to Applicant:
* Phone Number:
* Email Address:
Letter of Recommendation:

Upload a letter of recommendation from this reference. (PDF preferred, but a Word document also is acceptable)
* Reference #3 Name:
* Company:
* Title:
* Relationship to Applicant:
* Phone Number:
* Email Address:
Letter of Recommendation:

Upload a letter of recommendation from this reference. (PDF preferred, but a Word document also is acceptable)

Maintenance Requirements

To maintain your approved instructor status to teach Master CGP courses, you must do the following:

  1. Maintain your Master CGP designation or actively hold an NAHB designation.
  2. Sign and return the NAHB Instructor Guidelines annually.
  3. Teach one class every three years. If you fail to teach the minimum number of classes to maintain your approved status, you may apply for an extension of your approved status.
  4. Maintain a 4.5 or greater participant evaluation rating on a 5-point scale. Evaluation scores are reviewed quarterly based on a rolling average over a three-year period for both individual courses and overall instructor rating. If you fail to meet the required evaluation scores, you will be referred to the respective oversight committee for review and may be subject to disciplinary actions, up to and including removal of your approved status. These actions may be taken on an individual course basis or as an overall action based upon the committee's recommendation after the committee has completed its review.
* If I am approved as an instructor, I pledge to meet all requirements to maintain my NAHB-Approved Instructor status.
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