Association Resource CenterAssociation Resource Center

Northern Illinois UniversityNorthern Illinois University

Education and Training

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Take advantage of our experienced education and training experts.

Education and training opportunities are a huge component of any association. Who better to understand your needs than a university that specializes in working with associations?

The Association Resource Center can provide you with a level of expertise difficult to find outside of a university setting. 

Certification Programs
In addition to creating and customizing credentialing programs, NIU offers an extensive list of programs that help keep you and your members up to speed. Certification programs are available at NIU's Outreach Centers or the location of your choosing.

Online Education
Online programs are an excellent way to offer your members engaging, yet flexible training options that meet your educational goals.

Subject Matter Experts 
Northern Illinois University's vast network includes academic experts from seven colleges and over 40 different departments in addition to industry professionals.

Workshops and Seminars
Attend a workshop or seminar hosted by the Association Resource Center or Northern Illinois University’s professional development programs. Additionally, the Association Resource Center will hold one Association CEO Retreat each year.

Education Program Analysis 
We help you conduct a 360° analysis of your educational programs and optimize the content and delivery of your association's offerings.