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Provisional Membership

Are you new to NAPO? Provisional membership is your starting point. You’ll gain instant access to many of the benefits NAPO offers as you complete NAPO University’s Professional Practices Coursework to advance your membership to the Professional level. These three required courses, offered online, cover topics including basic organizing theory, “how-to” skills for the hands-on work that organizers do, and reviews the NAPO Code of Ethics as it applies to real world situations. 


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Membership Benefits

As a Provisional Member, you’ll gain instant access to benefits of NAPO membership. (The additional privileges of being listed in the online Professional Directory, joining NAPO Special Interest Groups, ability to earn Specialist Certificates, voting, and serving on NAPO’s Board of Directors will be granted once you advance to Professional Member status.)

Ask questions on any and all topics, join community-specific forums, exchange client referrals, stay current on NAPO news, network with like-minded professionals, and more with the Productivity & Organizing Interactive Networking Tool (POINT). Think of it as NAPO’s private social network.

Access members-only content and discounted coursework through NAPO University. Taught by qualified, subject-matter experts, NAPO University’s curriculum includes on-demand classes, Specialist Certificates, and Certified Professional Organizer® exam prep.

Your NAPO membership gives you access to the latest organizing and productivity products and services available from NAPO’s Business Partners; many of whom offer exclusive discounts, promotions, and specials available to NAPO members only.

Receive member-only discounts on your registration and join over 500 of your Organizing and Productivity colleagues from around the world to learn from industry experts, network with like-minded professionals, discover the latest organizing trends, and recognize the achievements of industry leaders at the NAPO Annual Conference.

NAPO volunteers report that their work has a direct impact on their career success and satisfaction. Grow your skills, connect with colleagues, and give back to your community by participating in one of our public events or volunteering on the local and/or national level.

Subscribe, listen, and learn from industry experts and NAPO members as they share their successes, challenges, best practices, industry developments, and more.

Resources for Provisional Members

NAPO is committed to advancing Provisional Members to Professional Member status. Whether you are just starting out or have been engaged in the profession for some time, these are some of the resources we have to help. On average, most Provisional Members complete the Professional Practices Coursework within four months of joining and advance to Professional Member status.

Going Pro Education Bundle

Available only to NAPO Members, advance to Professional Membership status when you purchase all three Professional Practices Courses with your Provisional Membership and save!

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E-Learning Education Bundle

Available only to NAPO Members, this bundle includes all three Professional Practices Courses, all on-demand classes, and Annual Conference recordings.

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Guide to Getting Started

New to the profession? Our guide includes tips from veterans and industry experts, sample forms and additional resources as you start on your path to a new career.



Gain exposure by contributing to the NAPO blog. Approved posts will be shared via NAPO's social media sites and emailed to the subscriber list.

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Join a chapter

Connect with other Organizing and Productivity Professionals in your area by joining a local NAPO chapter or the NAPO Virtual chapter. Visit the chapter website to find out about the benefits of membership. 


Attend the NAPO 2020 Conference

Join NAPO and your professional colleagues for the NAPO2020 Annual Conference April 2-5, 2020 in Orlando, FL

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