Road Ahead Shares Info on Section 106 Webinars in May & June

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway
Road Ahead Partnership

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is offering training on Section 106 reviews during May and June. The ACHP issues the Section 106 regulations and provides oversight for the review process.

“This is a great opportunity for Route 66 preservationists to take advantage of several opportunities for free training from the ACHP,” says Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership Chair Bill Thomas. “All topics are geared for beginners in Section 106, including early career professionals in historic preservation and cultural resources management.”

The ACHP will present three Section 106 webinars in May 2023. These one-hour webinars include opportunities for participants to interact with the content, instructors, and others in the Zoom meeting. Participants will receive an electronic certificate of completion.

The series schedule:
• Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 11:00 am EDT, “What is Section 106? Questions and Answers;”
• Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 11:00 am EDT, “Defining the Area of Potential Effects in Section 106;” and
• Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 11:00 am EDT, “Planning to Involve the Public in Section 106.”

Participants may register for one, two, or all three of the webinars at These popular webinars fill quickly.

The ACHP will also present an online session of “Section 106 Essentials,” an eight-hour course for students and interns led by ACHP staff instructors on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 20 and 21, 2023, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. EDT (each day), on Zoom. Students and interns may register for free. Full time federal employees are not eligible to register for these offerings (See for other offerings of this course). Certificates of completion will also be issued for this course. To register, go to

Additionally, the ACHP offers seven eLearning courses for free on the eLearning portal. Go to to learn how to access the eLearning courses.

If you have any questions regarding these special Section 106 training opportunities, you can email

Established in 2015, with the support of the National Park Service and the World Monuments’ Fund, The Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership’s mission is to revitalize and sustain Route 66 as a national and international icon through partnerships focused on promotion, preservation, research and education, and economic development.

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