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.
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NRPA Sprints Archive
Public Playspaces: Guide to Open Safely and EquitablySafe spaces to play are critical assets for healthy childhood development for kids. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States earlier this year, most playspaces across the country closed quickly — up to 94 percent were closed in mid-April. Now, as more states and localities lift restrictions, many are reopening playspaces or plan to do so. Those responsible for playspaces must best determine how to keep these spaces safe and ready to use, which requires cleaning guidance, establishing usage limits, supporting physical distancing and educating parents and caregivers about safe use.
Public Playspaces: Guide to Open Safely and Equitably
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, LLC
eSports 101: Just What the Heck is eSports and Why / How Should My Agency Participate In It?
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.
Who Rescued Who? Coming to the Rescue of Staff
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 Consulting
Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Floods, Oh My - What Would MacGyver Do?Presented by Noreen Legault-Mendoza at the 2019 NRPA Conference in Baltimore, MD
Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Floods, Oh My - What Would MacGyver Do?
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