Training Calendar

Level 1

Level 1 Training Package – $425

(Required for certification; Includes one 2-day class, webinar series, CBLP Maintenance Manual, and exam)

Derwood/Rockville, MD – September 14-15, 2017

Harrisonburg, VA – December 12-13, 2017

Dates for 2018 will be announced soon!

One 2-day class is required. Before signing up for a class, you must submit an online application. Once application is approved, please return to the website to pay and choose your class.

Each class, led by regional experts, incorporates classroom work with a field-based practicum. CBLP emphasizes critical thinking, interactive learning, and collaborative practice.

Dates for our next cycle of training will be posted in early Fall.

Level 1 Exam Dates

College Park, MD – Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM

Lancaster, PA – Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM

Derwood, MD – Wednesday, November 15, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Virginia Beach, VA – Thursday, January 18, 2018, 5:30 – 8:30 PM (at Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Shortcourse)


CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training.  Candidates will sign up for the exam after training.

Level 2

The next Level 2 Intensive Seminar will be held November 9-11 2017, in Arlington, VA, with an assessment on December 1. Registration opens on Friday, September 15.