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Why The Etiquette Institute?

s14The Etiquette Institute was founded in 1982 by Maria Everding, a native Saint Louisan, for the purpose of training and certifying adults to teach business, social, college and children’s etiquette programs. People from all over the world, 18 countries to date, have been trained and certified at The Etiquette Institute.

Classes are kept small and personalized. Rules of etiquette may not be new, but they have evolved with the times and the technology. At The Etiquette Institute you will be taught what to teach and how to teach it.

The Etiquette Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in training and certifying Etiquette Consultants. Face-to-face certification training is held on weekends to fit into busy schedules.  Upon training completion,  you will become a lifetime member of The Etiquette Institute and mentoring with founder, Maria Everding, is available without a fee.

Etiquette certification gives immediate credibility. There are no restricted territories or contracts to sign and training qualifies for professional education credits.