Upcoming Program

Certified Celebrant Training

In-person session offered October 10-12, 2023!
6 CEUs available (NYS)

Back by popular demand! The Tribute Foundation is again hosting a multi-state Certified Celebrant Training at the NYSFDA headquarters in Albany. This training is specifically designed for anyone interested in understanding the process of the funeral service and learning how to personalize and design meaningful funerals or tributes. Professionals from CT, MA, NJ and PA are also invited to attend. Registration is open!

A successful celebrant is one who enjoys working with people, has writing and public speaking ability, as well as listening and consulting skills.

Curriculum Covered:
• Articulating the Value of the Funeral
• Listening Skills
• Family Meetings
• Service Planning
• Music and Readings Resources
• Eulogy Writing
• Closing Ceremonies
• Master of Ceremonies
• Presentation Skills
• Developing the Celebrant Concept in the Community

Who should attend?
• Funeral Directors
• Preneed and Aftercare Specialists
• Hospice Professionals
• Clergy
• Chaplains
• Business-people
• Students

Register today!

Registration Rates: NYSFDA Members/Students – $800 | Non-members – $950

Nearby Lodging:

Hilton Garden Inn – (518) 464-6666
Hotel Trilogy – (518) 869-9100
Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel – (518) 869-8100

New York State Tribute Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Individual contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
All contributors will be recognized as part of the Tribute Foundation’s donor recognition program.

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