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AFO Instructor Workshop Application

Introduction

Congratulations on taking the first step to become an AFO Instructor. The AFO Instructor (AFOI) Workshop is an exclusive professional development opportunity designed to prepare new instructors to teach the AFO certification course. Over the course of two days, you will work with our top instructor trainers to learn and master the AFO course materials, technical knowledge and presentations skills necessary to teach the next generation of AFOs. Once accepted, you will receive instructions on how to register for an upcoming workshop. AFOI Workshops take place every spring and fall.

Before proceeding with this application, please review the minimum qualifications listed below to make sure you are eligible to apply:

* Five years, full-time experience in aquatics or a related area
* High school diploma. Bachelor's degree in related field is preferred
* Two years of experience teaching or presenting to individuals’ high school or older
* Must currently be AFO certified
* Must be member of NRPA
* Minimum of three years of a nationally recognized aquatics certification (AFO strongly preferred)

Important: Please download the reference form and have your three references fill it out and email it directly to NRPA Aquatics Program Manager, Elizabeth Gonzales at egonzales@nrpa.org. Letters or phone calls of recommendation will not be accepted.