2020 Premier Webinar Subscription

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Subscribe to the 2020 Premier Webinar Series and be instantly registered for any premier discounted webinar that we offer for all of 2020 with continued access to the archived recordings and materials. NRPA's free Premier webinar series addresses timely and relevant topics within the park and recreation field. The webinars are free to our premier members. The Premier Webinar series occurs on the second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. ET.


2020 Schedule

Medical Marijuana/CBD: An ADA Compliance Perspective *
January 9, 2020 2:00pm ET
NRPA’s Strategic Agenda for Conservation, Health & Park Access *
July 9, 2020 2:00pm ET
How Are You Going to Kill Weeds in Parks Without Glyphosate?
February 13, 2020 2:00pm ET
Great Expectations: Can Revenue Goals and Social Equity Co-Exist?
August 13, 2020 2:00pm ET
Parks & Recreation Hot Topic - TBD
March 12, 2020 2:00pm ET
Parks & Recreation Hot Topic - TBD
September 10, 2020 2:00pm ET
Hiring the Homeless: Boise Parks and Recreation’s Successful Work Program *
April 9, 2020 2:00pm ET 
Risk Management Around Playgrounds *
October 8, 2020 2:00pm ET 
Economic Impact of Parks
May 7, 2020 2:00pm ET
NRPA Research Update
November 12, 2020 2:00pm ET
Parks & Recreation Hot Topic - TBD
June 11, 2020 2:00pm ET
Email, Ethics and Engagement *
December 10, 2020 2:00pm ET

These sessions contain 0.1 CEU


  • Medical Marijuana/CBD: An ADA Compliance Perspective

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar will teach you what you need to know regarding the use of medical marijuana and CBD oil, and how ADA laws may affect your agency.

    33 states and the District of Columbia permit the use of prescribed medical marijuana. CBD oil, also known as hemp oil, is a legal product so long as it has less than 0.3% THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Both products have a known history of pain relief. Do they rise to the level of a reasonable modification, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act? Are your staff ready to hold and administer these as a reasonable modification for registrants with a disability? This webinar will explore the use of these products from an ADA perspective, and discuss how some parks and recreation agencies are managing this new frontier.

    NRPA Education online learning content is accessible for 180 days from the date of your registration. The learning content is available for registration for one year from the date of origination.

    John McGovern

    President, Recreation Accessibility Consultants LLC

    McGovern has spoken about access and inclusion at training events in 43 states. He is recognized nationally as the leading expert on the application of the ADA to public parks and recreation. McGovern is the President of Recreation Accessibility Consultants LLC (RAC), established in 2008. RAC is one of the companies under the umbrella of W-T Engineering, one of the premier engineering firms in Illinois. RAC advises local parks and recreation agencies, cities, counties, states, and private entities regarding compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act with regard to existing buildings and sites, new buildings and sites, and inclusive recreation support.