Become an Instructor

Contact: Tatiana Molina
[email protected]
Manager, Instructor Services, NAHB Education
(202) 266-8445

If you want to become an NAHB Approved Instructor to teach NAHB education courses or if you are already approved but want to teach additional courses, you have to apply online.

To apply, you must meet the following instructor requirements:

  • Complete the course(s) you are applying to teach*
  • Complete NAHB’s Train the Trainer course*
  • Be an active designation holder of the designation family relevant to the course(s) you are applying to teach
  • If you have previously taught a NAHB Education course, have a minimum instructor rating of 4.5

Note: If your instructor status has lapsed, please contact [email protected] for information on reinstatement.

Online Applications

NAHB Education Instructor Application — This application includes all NAHB courses for which you can apply to become an instructor. You must complete all required fields before you will be able to submit. Please note you cannot save and come back to it later.

Online Instructor Application — NAHB offers several live online courses every year and needs experienced classroom and online instructors to conduct the courses. Current course content is broken into two-hour modules delivered one day per week for three or six successive weeks, depending on the length of the course.

After processing your application, NAHB Education will forward it to the appropriate Instructor Review Group, comprised of experienced industry professionals. This group will review your application and all support materials to determine if you are qualified to teach NAHB education courses.

Once your application is approved, you must review and agree to the terms in the 2020 NAHB Instructor Guidelines.

Please email NAHB Instructor Services for more information or any instructor-related questions or call 800-368-5242 x8445.

Resources for NAHB Approved Instructors The information, tools and resources in this section are designed to help you be the best instructor you can be.