Certified Celebrant Training: Chicago, IL

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL   Visit Website
Friday, October 25, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019   iCalendar

What is the InSight Celebrant Training Seminar hosted by NFDA?


Host: National Funeral Directors Association

Friday, October 25: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Local Time
Saturday, October 26: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Local Time

Sunday, October 27: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Local Time


Seminar Presenters:

Glenda Stansbury MA, CFSP, Marketing & Development Director of InSight Books, Co-Founder and Dean of InSight Institute Certified Celebrant Program. Glenda has worked as Marketing and Development Director for In-Sight Books for 17 years and has been Dean of the In-Sight Institute for 17 years, training over 3500 Celebrants around North America with Doug Manning and is a practicing Funeral Celebrant. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, a Certified Funeral Service Professional and a professor in the UCO Mortuary Science Department.


Matthew Bailey, president of the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, is the fourth generation of the Bailey family to serve the community. Matthew was a student at the America Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service (AAMI) in New York City. Following his graduation from AAMI and successful completion of the Funeral Service Conference Examining Board's National Examination, Matthew joined the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home full time. Matthew has served as a member of the faculty at the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. He has been certified by the Cremation Association of North America as a Crematory Operator and is a certified celebrant and a certified celebrant trainer through the Insight Institute. He holds the distinction of being recognized as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.


CE will be issued by InSight.

The Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice: 17 attendance hours

State Funeral Service Board approval: Approved hours vary by state, contact Glenda Stansbury for more information, glenda@insightbooks.com


Registration Fees
Registration fee includes InSight materials, collaborative presentation, meals and snacks, CE processing and certificate of completion.

NFDA Member or Eligible Non-Funeral Director 



Nonmember Funeral Director



U.S. Dollars on U.S. Bank




What to Bring
We will provide a notebook and required materials. If you have a laptop computer, it is recommended (but not required) that you bring it for the funeral presentation work. We will have a printer available.


The dress is business casual.


Separate registration is required for the 2019 NFDA International Convention & Expo.  Visit convention.nfda.org or call 800.228.6332.


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