Wednesday, February 24, 2016

"Steve Hoffacker Named 2015 'CAPS Educator Of The Year' By NAHB"

At the National Association of Home Builders International Builders Show in Las Vegas last month, Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, MCSP, MIRM, was recognized as the 2015 "CAPS Educator of the Year."

Steve has educated hundreds of building and related industry professionals over the past 8 years including home builders, remodelers, building and trade contractors, architects, interior designers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, university faculty, insurance agents, attorneys, building materials suppliers and manufacturers, physicians and other health care professionals, durable medical equipment providers and installers, kitchen and bath designers, decorators, and more.

The press release issued by NAHB in conjunction with the award read in part: "In recognition of his successful efforts to educate builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has named Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, MCSP, MIRM, the 2015 Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) Educator of the Year."

The release went on to explain the impact his training has had and the some 80 course offerings of the 3-class CAPS designation program presented through the end of 2015.

Steve conducts most of his classes in West Palm Beach, Florida, but has presented them in Las Vegas at the Builders Show, in Bath, Maine, in Lecanto, Florida, and an upcoming session in Hartford, Connecticut. With an Instructor's License issued by the NAHB, Steve has the ability to present these and other sales and marketing classes, including the 2-day Universal Design/Build program, on demand anywhere in North America.



2015 NAHB Education Chair Tom Stephani (left), CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, and MIRM, presents the NAHB 2015 CAPS Educator of the Year Award to Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, MCSP, MIRM in Las Vegas in January. 

In making the presentation, Tom stated that "Steve doesn't just talk about the importance of education. He also works to stay current, and even ahead, of industry trends so he can better teach home builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals who take these classes."

Learn more about the CAPS program and Steve classes at stevehoffacker.com.

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Steve HoffackerCAPS, MCSP, MIRM, is a licensed Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist instructor and best-selling author of universal design books. To learn about this and other programs for aging-in-place or universal design, visit stevehoffacker.com or call 561-685-5555.