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CPSI Instructor Workshop Application


Congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a CPSI Instructor. Not only is it a great addition to your professional growth but an opportunity to travel and network with other professionals who share your passion for playground safety.

Before proceeding with this application, please review the minimum qualifications listed below to make sure you are eligible to apply:
  • Five years of full-time experience in playground safety, park operations and management, risk management, safety inspection and management or related fields
  • Two years experience teaching adult education – preferably playground safety and management, playground design and engineering, park operations and management, risk management, or comparable areas
  • Public presentation skills
  • Must have successfully passed the CPSI Exam and maintain a current CPSI certification with NRPA
  • Must have maintained the CPSI certification for a minimum of 6 years (two certification cycles)
  • Must be a current member of NRPA*
  • Must be a member of the ASTM F15.29 Subcommittee on Playground Equipment for Public Use*
*Candidate must join and maintain membership in good standing with the NRPA and ASTM
F15.29 Subcommittee upon application approval.

Important: Please have your three professional references complete the provided reference form and email it directly to NRPA Playground Safety Manager, Lamar Lee at llee@nrpa.orgLetters or phone calls of recommendation will not be accepted.