Education Overview


For all stone professionals
Participation in a Natural Stone Institute regional chapter is your connection to the dimension stone market and industry colleagues in your region. Chapter participation connects you with other stone professionals in your geographic region.

Continuing Education  (CEU Program)
For Architects, Designers and other professionals in the construction industry

Our mission is to provide accurate and ongoing education about the value, benefits and best practices of using natural stone as a building material. Continuing education credits are available through AIA, IDCEC, ASID, NKBA, LACES, ASLA, and GBCI. In addition, our Speaker's Bureau consists of over 300 speakers from nearly 100 Natural Stone Institute member companies. 

Natural Stone University
For all stone professionals

The Natural Stone University  is the destination for all your stone industry online education needs. Here you will find the Course Catalog, your personal Course Library and your transcript which shows you the complete education history at the Natural Stone University

Resource Library
For Architects, Designers and Contractors

The Natural Stone Resource Library is a searchable database full of common questions about all varieties of natural stone, including suggested uses and applications for both residential and commercial settings. 274 documents on file including the Dimension Stone Design Manual V8.

Stone Industry Education
For Installers, Fabricators, Suppliers & Stone Distributors

Brought to you by the Natural Stone Institute and Stone World magazine, these regional one-of-a-kind events are offered  to stone companies throughout the United States and beyond.

Stone Summits
For Installers, Fabricators, Suppliers & Stone Distributors
These Stone Industry Education Series are hosted in various locations throughout the United States.  MORE INFO NEEDED


Natural Stone Institute Disclaimer

These courses are written as a general guideline. The Natural Stone Institute and its Member companies have neither liability nor can they be responsible to any person or entity for any misunderstanding, misuses, or misapplication that would cause loss or damage of any kind, including loss of rights, material, or personal injury, or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by the information contained in these document.


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