The National Wood Flooring Association has revamped its technical education curriculum and announces its 2013 schedule.

The NWFA will offer a series of one-day workshops, which will travel among various locations throughout 2013.

Workshop topics include moisture identification/mitigation, subfloor preparation, intermediate installation, intermediate sand and finish, factory finish repair and recoat, and field equipment repair.  Attendees may choose to attend any number of the workshops in the series, depending on their professional needs and skill sets.

Workshops will be offered during the following weeks in these locations:

January 7-12                        New York City, NY

February 25-March 2          San Francisco, CA

March 18-22                         Deerfield Beach, FL (Field Equipment Repair will not be offered in this location)

September 23-28                Los Angeles, CA

October 14-19                      Houston, TX

October 28-November 2    St. Louis, MO

Additionally, several workshops will be offered during the summer months at the NWFA headquarters in St. Louis, MO.

May 16                          Moisture Identification/Mitigation

May 17                          Subfloor Preparation

May 18                          Intermediate Installation

June 20                        Factory Finish Repair & Recoat

June 21                        Intermediate Sand and Finish

June 22                        Field Equipment Repair

July 26                          Reclaimed Wood/Handscraped

July 27                          Craftsmanship: Advanced to Expert

September 10-13       Wood Flooring Basic

Descriptions and information regarding these workshops, as well as degrees and scholarships can be found on the NWFA’s web site at