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North East Leadership Conference - Program #1 (Oct 2-15)

Oct 2
Oct 15

In Person Training Locations: Boston, MA Region / Toronto, Canada Region / New Jersey Region

About The Event

What We Are Doing:

Gathering NAUI members to participate on all levels of leadership courses & workshops from the Northeast U.S. / Eastern Canada with a hybrid learning curriculum of Online and In-Person events. These program will foster training and education from an array of NAUI members throughout the organization and will be guided and overseen by a conference leadership team of instructors


Our Objective: 

To conduct two virtual / in-person training programs that include workshops and courses for NAUI Leadership Development. 


The Details:

Program One: Start Date - Oct 2nd - Oct 15th, 2023

  • Divemaster Crossover Course (DMC)
  • Instructor Crossover Course (ICC) 
  • Instructor Trainer (ITW) / Workshop
  • Course Director (CDW) / Workshop
  • Instructor & Instructor Trainer / Audit


Program One Overview:


Academics: Lectures October 2, 3, 4, 2023

  • 1 Week On-line Zoom Sessions
  • Sessions conducted Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 10:00pm (Eastern Standard Time) 


In-person Confined Water Sessions: October 14 and 15, 2023

  • 2 – Day in-person training
  • Conducted on Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 4:00pm at specified location


Conference Leadership Team:

  • Vin Malkoski – #8876L Course Director
  • Bernie Fuersich - # 8940 Course Director Trainer
  • David Caldwell – #42994 Course Director Trainer / Technical Examiner
  • Mark Criasia – #54799 Course Director
  • Frank Rakowski – #58062 Course Director
  • Heison Chak – #59648 Course Director / Technical Examiner


In Person Training Locations:

  • Boston, MA Region Location site: Milford, MA (confined water) / Douglas State Park, Douglas, MA (open water)
  • Toronto, CA Region Location site: Humber Bay Park, West Toronto, Canada 
  • New Jersey Region Location site: Saddle Brook NJ (confined water) / Willow Springs- Richland, PA (open water)

*Daily Entrance Fees not included in registration costs

*Refer to NAUI Standards and Policies for prerequisites for each license/certification being offered 

*NAUI annual membership dues will be required after successful completion of certification/licenses:

-New NAUI Instructor: $280.00

-New NAUI Dive Master: $150.00

-NAUI member moving from Dive Master to Instructor: $180.00


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If you have any questions or would like more information please contact the conference leadership team at: