The Skills Development Webinar Series provides park and recreation, conservation, and forest preserve 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

Moving from Best Practice to Next Practice
Speaker: Neelay Bhatt

March

Leader as Coach: Getting Great Results When You Aren't Around
Speaker: Dean Heffta

April 

Social Media Trends for 2023
Speaker: Aamir Munshi

May

Proactive vs Reactive Problem-Solving: Making the Most of Change 
Speaker: Lydie Gutfeld

June

Intersectionality: Exploring the Impact of Overlapping Identities and Experiences
Speaker: Tracey Crawford

July

Recruitment and Retention: Today and Tomorrow's Challenge
Speaker: Chris Nunes       

 
August

Professionalism and Why It Matters 
Speaker: Lori Hoffner

September

Creating a Customer Care Plan  
Speaker: Jodi Rudick

October  

Generational Strengths and a New Kind of Diversity  
Speaker: Marie Knight
 

November  

Researching What Matters  
Speaker: Teresa Penbrooke

December  

The Stewardship Approach
Speaker: André Pichly