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CERTIFICATION

The NIAAA Certification Program is a voluntary professional service to athletic administrators with various levels of experience and preparation.  The attainment of professional certification demonstrates the completion of a comprehensive plan for self-improvement that will enhance the ability of the athletic administrator to better serve his or her school, community and profession.  There are five levels:  RAA, RIAA, RMSAA, CAA, CMAA.

For more information, visit the NIAAA website or contact:

Andy Lathrop    Oyster River HS     alathrop@orcsd.org    603-868-2375 x6007

Corey Parker     Bedford HS            parkerc@sau25.net

REQUIREMENTS:

REGISTERED ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (RAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals)
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 503
  • Obtain verifying signature of sponsor (athletic administrator, principal, superintendent, graduate school professor or state athletic administrators association executive director)
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics
REGISTERED INTERNATIONAL ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (RIAA)
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, from an accredited institution
  • Approval of Personal Data Form (PDF)
  • Completion of NIAAA Leadership Training Institute Courses 901 and 902. College and University course work will not be accepted unless the curriculum incorporates the entire content of the required Leadership Training Course
  • Obtain the verifying signature of a sponsor (athletic administrator, principal, superintendent, graduate school professor or athletic administrators association executive director, or international head of school
  • Read and abide by the NIAAA Code of Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Candidate must provide a copy of all course completion certificates with PDF, or submit an NIAAA transcript available through the membership portal

     

REGISTERED MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (RMSAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals)
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 503, 504, 700, 701
  • Obtain verifying signature of sponsor (athletic administrator, principal, superintendent, graduate school professor or state athletic administrators association executive director)
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

CERTIFIED ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (CAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals) https://members.niaaa.org/page/Certification_CAA
  • Two or more years as an athletic administrator
  • Employed (or retired from) a school, school district, state athletic administration or athletic/activities association in such capacity that the administration of interscholastic athletic is (was) among one's job responsibilities
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 503, 504, 506
  • Successfully complete the CAA exam
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

CERTIFIED MASTER ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR (CMAA)

  • Attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Approval of a Personal Data Form (with specific sections and point totals) https://members.niaaa.org/page/Certification_CMAA
  • Employed (or retired from) a school, school district, state athletic administration or athletic/activities association in such capacity that the administration of interscholastic athletic is (was) among one's job responsibilities
  • All requirements and PDF points earned since CAA designation, except for leadership training courses required for CAA - RAA
  • Submission of supporting documentation
  • Completion of LTC 501, 502, 503, 504, 506, 508, 510
  • Completion of minimum of six LTP electives (one from operations (600 series) and one from leadership (700 series) and three additional froany level (500, 600, 700, 900).
  • Completion of a practical written exercise
  • Obtain the verifying signature of a principal, superintendent, state athletic administrators association staff
  • Read the NIAAA Code of Ethics

Click here for NIAAA Leadership Training Institute information and the list of courses available - 500, 600, 700 and 900 level courses 

 

Summer Institute Opportunities through Section 1 at the Ocean Edge Resort Brewster, MA from June 28-July 1, 2020

The dates will be Sunday June 28th thru Wednesday July 1st.  Those wishing to extend their stays should plan on asking for June 24th -27th for their extension.

Ocean Edge Resort Hotel Registration - Summer Institute 2020

Summer Institute Leadership Training Registration 2020

 

NIAAA Online Courses & Webinars

Online Courses

Now available in the Classroom is an interactive online course option you can take on your own time, at your own pace, and wherever you would like. This four-hour course includes a digital manual, an interactive teaching style, instructional videos and more to help make the learning process easy and convenient for you. Check back regularly as we release more courses in this new format. Each online course is $125 for our members and $210 for non-members.

Available Courses

LTC 501: Guiding Foundations & Philosophies
LTC 502: Strategies for Organizational Management
LTC 503: Enhancing Organization Management
 LTC 504: Legal Issues I (Liability for Sports Injuries & Risk Management)
LTC 506: Legal Issues II (Title IX & Sexual Harassment)
LTC 508 Athletic Administration: Legal Issues III (Hazing, Constitutional Law, Disabilities Law, & Employment & Labor Law)
LTC 510 Athletic Administration: Legal Issues IV (Social Media, Transgender Participation, Event Management & Security, Pregnant & Parenting Student-Athletes, & Intellectual Property)

To access the online courses, please login to the member portal or create a member profile, select “Classroom” and then select “Enter the Classroom.” The courses are available for purchase in the Professional Development Academy area of the Classroom.

For additional information contact our office at 317-587-1450 or niaaa9100@niaaa.org.

Webinars

In an effort to meet the needs of individuals who desire to enhance their knowledge of interscholastic athletic administration and cannot attend the national conference or state conference, the NIAAA seasonally offers selected courses in a webinar format.  Our webinars offer the opportunity to take courses from the comforts of the office or home and receive the same quality instruction, interaction and networking opportunities as is provided in a classroom setting. Each webinar costs $125 for members and $210 for non-members. The course fee includes the digital course manual* and an acknowledgment of course completion.

Each course is taught by trained and experienced faculty. Courses consist of two 120-minute sessions, taught on two consecutive Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings beginning at 7:30 p.m. EST.

*Beginning in the summer of 2017, webinar registrants will receive a digital course manual and will not receive a hard copy

These dates are subject to change. All courses begin at 7:30 p.m. EST.
*Available as an online course

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE DESCRIPTIONS and scroll to LTI Course Descriptions

NEW

2020 Spring Daytime Webinar Schedule

Due to the unique circumstances our country is facing, many state athletic administrator association conferences have been cancelled. In response, the NIAAA has decided to institute a series of afternoon webinars to provide courses to our members that may be affected by these cancellations. These webinar sessions will take place from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. or 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. beginning March 25. Please note that the NIAAA reserves the right to cancel or delay these course offerings at any time in correspondence with the regulations surrounding COVID-19.

Each webinar will last four consecutive hours and participants must be present for the entirety of the session to receive credit. Refunds and/or credit will not be given to participants that miss more than fifteen minutes of the session.

All courses begin at 1:00 p.m. EST. unless otherwise noted.
 
  • 719 – March 25
  • 630 – March 26
  • 631 – March 27
  • 633 – March 30
  • 709 – March 31
  • 715 – April 1
  • 901 – April 2 (7 a.m. - 11 a.m. EST)
  • 902 – April 3 (7 a.m. - 11 a.m. EST)
  • 608 – April 6
  • 726 – April 7
  • 620 - April 8
  • 510 - April 9
  • 705 - April 10

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Spring 2020

501 – Wednesdays – March 18 and March 25 

502 – Tuesdays – March 31 and April 7                                                                            

504 – Thursdays – April 2 and April 9                            

506 – Mondays – March 16 and March 23 

706 – Mondays – March 30 and April 6                           

508 – Mondays – March 30 and April 6                                 

625 – Tuesdays – March 10 and March 17 

701 – Thursdays – April 2 and April 9                                                            

700 – Wednesdays – April 1 and April 8 

799 – Thursdays – March 19 and March 26 

Summer 2020                                                                   

501 – Tuesdays - July 21 and July 28                                                           

502 – Mondays - July 27 and Aug 3 

510 – Wednesdays - July 22 and July 29 

503 – Thursdays - July 23 and July 30 

611 – Tuesdays - July 7 and July 14 

626 – Mondays - July 6 and July 13 

700 – Wednesdays - July 8 and July 15               

630 – Thursdays - July 9 and July 16 

633 – Mondays - July 6 and July 13

715 - Tuesdays - July 7 and July 14

Fall 2020

501 –Tuesdays - October 27 and November 3 

502 – Thursdays – October 15 and October 22                                                                 

504 – Thursdays  – October 29 and November 5                                                    

506 – Tuesdays  –  October 13 and October 20                                        

511 – Wednesdays – October 14 and October 21                                                          

631 – Mondays - October 26 and November 2

705 – Mondays - October 12 and October 19 

703 – Wednesdays – October 28 and November 4 

726 – Mondays - October 26 and November 2 

503 – Wednesdays – October 14 and October 21 

790 – Monday/Tuesday – October 5 and 6                                                                                      

Students must participate in both sessions to receive credit. If you must miss one of the two sessions, you will be required to view the recording of the missed session. Upon completing both sessions, you will receive an email with a link to the course evaluation. An acknowledgment of course completion will be made available in the Professional Development section of the member portal once the course is complete.

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