Prepare for CAPRA Accreditation – Basics and Standards
What is Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA)? What does it mean to become CAPRA accredited? Participate in this eight-part series — whether you are a professional or represent an agency — to learn the answers to these questions and more. Information covered will help park and recreation professionals prepare to participate in the CAPRA process. This series will cover a general overview of CAPRA and the accreditation process; guidelines for creating your self-assessment report and collecting your evidence of compliance; volunteer responsibilities and ways to get involved in CAPRA; detailed information on the 10 sections of the CAPRA National Accreditation Standards; and a list of resources to help you along the way.
Following this series, learners will be able to:
- Understand the mission and benefits of CAPRA accreditation and identify the team roles in the CAPRA accreditation process.
- Determine all sections of the online self-assessment report and establish best practices for completing and submitting your report.
- Review all 10 sections of the CAPRA National Accreditation Standards and pinpoint the fundamental standards in each of these sections.