The Skills Development Webinar Series provides park district professionals with access to monthly professional development opportunities from the comfort of their home or office. By registering, you gain access to 11 webinars, one per month February thru December, that consist of nationally known speakers and leaders in the field of parks and recreation. Utilizing the Zoom platform, subscribers can participate in live webinars or on-demand recordings. Subscribers can login from one computer or facilitate agency participation across multiple devices. Space is limited, and participants must designate Wednesday (10:15 a.m. CST) or Thursday (12:00 p.m. CST) at the time of registration. Each webinar is 60 minutes in length and worth 0.1 CEUs for a series total of 1.1 CEUs. Team up with your colleagues and come join us for some high-quality and interactive learning!



February

Just BREATHE: Learning from the Past to Prepare 4 the Future
Speaker: Maureen "Dr. Mo" Dougherty 

March

Marketing and Branding Lessons from the Pandemic  
Speakers: Aamir Munshi / Jodi Rudick

April 

Equity and Inclusion - Beyond the Talk and Into Action  
Speaker: Tracey Crawford

May

Breaking Barriers - The History and Future of the Glass Ceiling    
Speaker: Debbie Trueblood

June

Shifts in Parks and Recreation   
Speaker: Teresa Penbrooke

July

Customer Service Transformation - A Case History in Action   
Speakers: Neelay Bhatt / Nicole "Nikki" Ginger          

 
August

Special Event by Design   
Speaker: Annie Frisoli

September

Stop the Drama! Start Team Success  
Speaker: Dean Heffta

October  

Poking the Bear Within  
Speaker: Marie Knight
 

November  

Connecting Your Core Values to Your Career in Parks and Recreation  
Speaker: André Pichly

December  

Top Trends in Parks and Recreation for 2022  
Speakers: Rich Dolesh / Brendan Daley