NRPA Education "Sprints"
NRPA Education Sprints provide on-the-go learning opportunities for the busy professional. In 20 minutes or less you can learn about the latest trends in parks and recreation and beyond, and gain insight into best practices from across the country. New content will be added on a biweekly basis, so continue to check back for more learning opportunities. You can also subscribe to our RSS feed below to be the first to know when new Sprints are available. We want to hear your ideas for new Sprint offerings; please participate in our poll!
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NRPA Sprints Archive
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An Interview with Allison Colman on Social Equity in Parks and RecreationIn this interview from the 2019 NRPA Conference, NRPA's Director of Health, Allison Colman, delivers the latest updates on NRPA's work to further our social equity efforts and what you need to know to create a more inclusive agency.You must log in to access content.
Who Rescued Who? Coming to the Rescue of StaffIn this speed session from the 2019 NRPA Conference, speaker Tiffanie Lai, CPRP, will show you how to support your employees' mental health through potentially stressful situations, how to keep yourself balanced with day-to-day stress, and what makes a mentally healthy environment in a park and rec job.You must log in to access content.
Trend SeekersJoin us for a high-energy, information-filled, leave-you-with-your-mind-spinning session. First we’ll explore where to find and identify trends. Then we’ll dive into a rapid-fire listing of current trends, hot topics, and potential future trends in a variety of parks and recreation facets. Speaker: Dannielle Wilson, Consultant, DW Recreation ConsultingYou must log in to access content.
Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Floods, Oh My - What Would MacGyver Do?Presented by Noreen Legault-Mendoza at the 2019 NRPA Conference in Baltimore, MDYou must log in to access content.
eSports 101: Just What the Heck is eSports and Why / How Should My Agency Participate In It?This session will share insights into the fast growing world of eSports, its participation and revenue growth story, share case studies of agencies who are starting to dip their toes in it and ways in which agencies can consider entering the world of eSports themselves. Speaker: Neelay Bhatt, Vice President, PROS Consulting, LLCYou must log in to access content.