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'24 Skills Development Webinar Series - Wednesday Subscription

February 14, 2024 10:15 AM - December 11, 2024 11:15 AM (CST)


Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Skills Development Webinar Series provides park and recreation, conservation, and forest preserve district professionals with access to monthly professional development opportunities from the comfort of their home or office. Register as an individual or an agency and gain access to 11 webinars, one per month February thru December, that showcase nationally-known speakers and industry leaders. This unique program is designed to meet the needs of park and recreation professionals by providing subscribers with the option to participate in live webinars or access on-demand recordings. The 2024 lineup includes influential speakers and timely topics, so team up with your colleagues and come join us for some high-quality and interactive learning!

How to Watch: Virtual presentations are delivered via Zoom Webinar. Attendees can participate in the webinars from a computer, laptop, or any smart device. Logins may be used from one computer for individuals or multiple devices for group participation. Sessions are regularly held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (subject to change). All times listed at CENTRAL STANDARD TIME.

What You Get: Registration includes a webinar series schedule, monthly login link for 11 live and recorded webinars (2024 only), and access to CEUs.

Recordings: Subscribers will have access to all 2024 recordings until January 31, 2025. Instructions on how to access 2024 recordings throughout the year will be provided.

CEUs: Series approved for a total of 1.1 CEUs, or 0.1 per month. CEUs can be obtained by participating in live OR recorded webinars. Continuing Education Units are for certifications such as CPRE, CPRP, and CTRS. Instructions on how to obtain monthly CEUs will be provided.

Program Schedule: For complete details on the 2024 program, CLICK HERE.

 Date Title Speaker
 2/14/24  Including Inclusion Lydie Gutfeld
 3/13/24 Better Communication, Better Results Dean Heffta
 4/10/24 Putting the "DE" in "AI": A Journey to Inclusive Innovation Neelay Bhatt
 5/8/24 Building Resilient Communities: Responding from Disaster Events Teresa Penbrooke
 6/12/24 Understanding Significance and Impact of Cultural Competence Tracey Crawford
 7/10/24 Maximize Use of Programs/Facilities: A Consumer-Centric Approach Chris Nunes
 8/14/24  Challenging Conversations Don't Have to Weigh You Down Lori Hoffner
 9/11/24 Marketing is Everybody's Business: Integrated Approach to Success Jodi Rudick
 10/9/24 The 4 Dimensions of Culture Marie Knight
 11/13/24 Culture Supersedes Brains: Creating an Environment of Success Gary Major
 12/11/24 Unleashing the Power of High-Quality Data Farrell Buller

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Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA)
Name: Duane Smith
Phone: (708) 588-2288
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