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2022 Certified Arborist Study Group

2022 In-Person Certified Arborist Study Group

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October 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm 9:00 pm

9 Week Workshop – Tuesday evenings starting September 13 – November 1, 2022. Over the 9 weeks, we will be covering each of the domains associated with the certified arborist exam. The following week (Nov. 8th), we will be offering a certified arborist exam. The cost of the exam is separate and paid directly to ISA. Information will be forthcoming on the exam. The exam will also be available for everyone, not just class participants. So if you want to take the exam, it is best to start the application process early.

This is an IN-PERSON course. You are welcome to register for the full course. You can also choose to attend individual sessions. 2.5 CEU credits are available per session.

Leading industry subject matter experts are the instructors and this study group is tailored to the working arborist.


Gateway Technical College, 3520 30th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53144 (Room TBD)

Course Syllabus

Date                                  Instructor                              Class Domain

September 13th, 2022Don RoppoloTree Physiology and Biology
September 20th, 2022Glen Stanosz  Plant Health Care/Diseases and Treatment
September 27th, 2022Cindy SchwabSoil, Water and Nutrition
October 4th, 2022Don RoppoloTree support and Protection
October 11th, 2022Don RoppoloRisk Management
October 18th, 2022Denny Fermenich  Tree Establishment and Pruning
October 25th, 2022Mike WendtClimbing and Safety
November 1st, 2022Denny FermenichTree ID and Selection
November 8th, 2022TBD Trees and Construction /Urban Forestry
November 15th, 2022Erin StoeklCertification Exam (NOT INCLUDED IN PRICING)

Our instructors:

Don Roppolo– Past President, Illinois Arborist Association; Davey Institute, Director of Arboricultural Training

Dr. Glen Stanosz– Professor of Tree and Forest Health at UW-Madison, and is an ISA Certified Arborist with the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification

Mike Wendt- Retired Arboriculture/Hort. Instructor; Past WAA Tree Climbing Competition Champion

Denny Fermenich– City Forester, City of Greenfield; Past president of WAA

Cindy Schwab– Davey Tree Expert Co., Recruiting Coordinator for the Great Lakes Region


$225 – WAA Member – Full Course (the person attending the course must be a WAA member to receive this pricing!)

$270 – Non-Member – Full Course (Includes one year membership)

$35 – Single Session

$90 – Study Guide (Recommended)

$15 – ANSI Standards (Recommended)


Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Refunds will be made if requested on or before September 9, 2022 with a $10 processing fee.
  • There will be no refunds for cancellations made after September 9th, although substitutions may be permitted prior to September 9th.  Refunds will only be considered in emergency situations at the Wisconsin Arborist Association’s discretion.  Refunds will not be provided for registrants who do not attend the event.
  • Notice of cancellation and/or substitutions must be made by contacting Tina Johnson through the Contact Us page on our website or by calling Tina Johnson at 262-899-0060.  A cancellation acknowledgement will be sent within 3 working days and fees refunded within 10 working days, subject to this Return Policy.  We do not issue refunds once the event has occurred/started.

Questions or Need Help Registering?

  • Contact Tina Johnson through the Contact Us page on our website.


October 25, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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