Section 106 Agreements Seminar - digital classroom

The Section 106 Agreements Seminar is a four-hour course that builds skills in managing consultation and documenting agreed upon steps to resolve adverse effects in a Section 106 review of a federal undertaking. The seminar is designed for cultural resources, environmental, and legal practitioners who are fluent in the Section 106 implementing regulations and the review process. The curriculum provides instruction on how to build consensus and develop agreement documents that can be successfully implemented. Discussion and group exercises aid course participants to:

  • Determine when consulting parties are ready to begin drafting a Section 106 Agreement,
  • Distinguish whether a Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement or Programmatic Agreement is best suited to your needs,
  • Document avoidance, minimization, and mitigation measures as clear, implementable agreement stipulations, and
  • Determine when enough consultation has occurred to begin signing the Section 106 Agreement.

All courses are taught by ACHP staff with expertise and practical experience in managing Section 106 cases and developing agreement documents.


This course is for cultural resources, environmental, and legal practitioners and project managers/decision makers with current experience participating in Section 106 reviews. Participants should have a working knowledge of the four steps within the Section 106 review process. Those without such knowledge or experience are encouraged to take an introductory course, such as the Section 106 Essentials or other similar course, prior to this course. Participants may register for the Section 106 Essentials and this course in the same week.

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Digital Classroom

In our digital classroom, we will replicate our interactive classroom experience using Zoomgov (a FedRAMP compliant application), and continue to foster live (and lively) discussion with poll questions and small group exercises. To participate in the class, you will need to use a computer or tablet device with a webcam, speakers, audio, and with the downloaded and installed Zoom 5.0 (or later) app. Please ensure that you will have access to appropriate equipment and the Zoom app prior to registering for the course.

One, 4-Hour Session

The 4-hour course will be presented in one, four-hour session on the scheduled day (Thursdays), beginning at 12:30 pm and ending by 4:30 pm Eastern time.


Payment can be made by credit card. Federal employees may submit an SF 182 in lieu of a credit card. Registration = $300.

This course is not recommended for current undergraduate or graduate students. As a result, we do not offer student pricing for this course.

The ACHP does not offer group discounts. If your agency or organization has 20 or more individuals interested in this course, e-mail or call 202-517-0205 to request and contract for a special offering.


Registrants who cancel at least 14 days prior to the start of the course will receive a full refund minus a 15% processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made fewer than 14 days before the start of the course; however, substitutions may be made at no cost up until three days before the course begins. All cancellations must be made in writing.


Students with special accessibility needs should e-mail  or call 202-517-0205.


For registration and other questions, e-mail  or call 202-517-0205.

Dates, Location, & Registration

Course size is limited to promote an active discussion, so we encourage you to register early. Click a course location for more detailed information.

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