REGISTER-CERTIFIED CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES

Below, you will find upcoming courses for continuing your professional education that have been certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Read more about the CPE Certification Program here.

 


 

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September 2019

Core Reduction Technologies Workshop

September 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97230.

Instructor: John L. Fagan, Terry L. Ozbun, Meghan Johnson This two-day workshop emphasizes hands-on production and analysis for a series of core reduction technologies. Participants will develop skills in recognizing five specific core reduction technologies: unidirectional, multi-directional, bipolar, blade, and biface. Each core reduction technology…

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International Heritage Management

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Gerry Wait International Cultural Heritage Management (ICHM), like heritage management in any context, can seem romantic and simultaneously like a great deal of work. Above all, it can be immensely rewarding. This two-hour course will provide participants with an introduction to the ways in…

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October 2019

XRF in Archaeology: Overview of Fundamental Concepts and Case-studies

October 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Lucas R. M. Johnson This seminar enhances archaeologists’ ability to meet the RPA code of conduct by explaining a nondestructive analytical technique used to conserve cultural materials and/or answer anthropological questions while aiming to show students and other interested parties the use and limitations…

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Flaked Stone Technologies Workshop

October 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97230.

Instructor: John L. Fagan, Terry L. Ozbun, Meghan Johnson This five-day program emphasizes hands-on production and analysis of flaked stone tools and debitage. Participants become familiar with several tool technologies (including core, biface, bipolar, and blade technologies), and learn to recognize and identify the distinctive…

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Introduction to Archaeological Damage Assessment

October 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructors: Martin E. McAllister, Brent G. Kober This online seminar is intended for professional archaeologists employed by government agencies or archaeological contracting firms. It will provide participants with an introduction to archaeological damage assessment. After presenting a basic definition of archaeological damage assessment, it will…

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November 2019

Identifying and Interpreting Animal Bones

November 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructors: April M. Beisaw, Valerie Hall This introductory seminar will cover both techniques for identifying animal bone fragments and some basic interpretive analyses that can be done using only a spreadsheet application. Participants will be provided with a series of example bone images and faunal…

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Developing Site Stewardship and Monitoring Programs

November 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Della Scott-Ireton and Sarah Miller of the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) invite you to join them to discuss the development and implementation of archaeological site stewardship programs. Heritage managers increasingly rely on dedicated volunteers and concerned stakeholders to serve as citizen scientists in the…

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December 2019

Deaccessioning Archaeological Collections

December 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Program Instructor: Jenna Domeischel and S. Terry Childs Deaccessioning is a collections management tool that is available for wise and judicious removal of archaeological collections. This two-hour seminar is designed to help archaeologists, curators, collections managers, repository managers, and others make good decisions about the…

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Fundamentals of Radiocarbon Dating

December 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Program Instructor: Carla S. Hadden Radiocarbon dating is one of the most important tools for chronology building in archaeology. The purpose of this seminar is to provide archaeologists with a practical primer on radiocarbon dating, with a focus on best practices in sample selection, data…

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February 2020

Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act and National Historic Preservation Act

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Jennifer E. Payne The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) are both process-based requirements. This means that they can be open to interpretation and must follow a process to show that programs and projects have done their due…

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