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What is NAP?

The National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) provides education and resources to facilitate efficient and democratic decision-making processes through the effective use of parliamentary procedure.

NAP University is open!

NAP University is the premier online learning center for parliamentary education. It houses a variety of courses, events, and related resources on parliamentary law and its use to ensure fair and democratic decision-making. 

What is
parliamentary procedure?

Parliamentary procedure, also known as "the rules of democracy," defines how groups of people, can most effectively meet.

Why do I need a credentialed parliamentarian?

Many different decision-making bodies use parliamentary procedure: HOAs, not-for-profit organizations, churches, unions, and more.

How do I find a credentialed parliamentarian?

You can find a credentialed parliamentarian by us ing the Find a Parliamentarian Referral Directory

How do I become a credentialed parliamentarian?

We provide resources for the preparation and completion of multiple levels of parliamentarian credentialing

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