Choose from more than 85 hours of education!

As a courtesy to our attendees, TCIA submits our program to various industry organizations for CEU approval prior to the show. We are currently in the process of obtaining CEU approval, but have provided preliminary information, below. 


NALP (National Association for Landscape Professionals) - TCIA educational seminars are approved for Landscape Industry Certified Professionals recertification at 1.0 CEU per hour of instruction attended

ASCA (American Society for Consulting Arborists) - 12 possible CEUs for trade-show attendance

MCA (Massachusetts Arborist Association) - 2 education credits per day of attendance


Wednesday, November 1

Crew Leader Qualification 7.5 7.5  
Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) 7.5 7.5 2
Spanish EHAP (Programa de Consciencia de los Peligros Electricos) 7.5 7.5 2
Plant Health Care Strategies: Pest, Plant and Soil Management 3.75  
TCIA Accreditation    

Thursday, November 2

Understanding Workers Compensation: Managing the Costs 1 1  
Arborist Safety Update 1 1 1
Small and Young Tree Pruning   1  
Understanding Stationary Rope Systems 2 2 1
Leadership for Crew Leaders and Managers 1 1  
Forces in Rigging 1 1 1
Developing and Maintaining Productive Residential Soils 1  
Residential/Commercial and Utility Contractor TCIA Accreditation Info Session    
TCIA Members-only Forum: Something for Everyone    
Z133 Open Forum and Discussion 1 1  
Peer-to-Peer Networking Forum    
Workforce Development Forum    
CTSP Networking Forum 1.5 1.5  
Women in Tree Care Forum 1  
Harness the Power of the Internet 2.25  
Aerial Rescue and Emergency Response: What Every Tree Worker Should Know 1.25 1.25  1
What Do Trees Think of Pruning 1.25  

Friday, November 3

Handling Problem Employees 1 1  
Seeing Your Trailer Pass You By 1 1  
Using the Revised ANSI A300 Pruning Standard 1  
Crane Crew Training 2.25 2.25 1
Organizing Your Operations for Maximum Efficiency 1.25  
How the Newest Z133 Revisions Affect Arborists 1.25 1.25  
Woundwood, Callus, Decay and Plant Health Care 1.25  
TCIA Members-only Forum: Buyer Personas   1  
A300 Open Forum: How to Write Pruning Specs 1.75  
Oak Wilt Management: Protection from Lawsuits 1.25  
A Safety-oriented Approach to Cranes, Lifts and Power Lines 1.25 1.25  
Arborists as the First Responder 1.25 1.25 1
Unique Consulting Projects to Build Your Business 1  
Chain Saw Safety 1 1 1
Accidents Happen - A Cautionary Tale 1 1 1
Top 10 Tree Pests and How to Manage Them 1  

Saturday, November 4

3 Perspectives in Horticultural Sales; 3 Principles in Job Estimating   1  
Conducting an Effective Safety Meeting 1 1  
Tree Load Analysis 1 1  
Structure Your Training for Optimal Outcomes 1 1  
Pitfalls Surrounding PPE Modification 1 1  
Trees and Turf: Can We All Get Along? 1