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

Going and Growing Beyond our Comfort Zone
Speaker: Maureen "Dr. Mo" Dougherty 

March

What's New in Marketing? Technology & Applications
Speaker: Aamir Munshi

April 

Innovative & Inclusive Community Engagement  
Speaker: Neelay Bhatt

May

Emerging Technologies for Integrating Nature & Health Into Parks & Recreation   
Speaker: Teresa Penbrooke

June

Mico-Aggressions and Unconscious Bias  
Speaker: Tracey Crawford

July

Tools of Impact - Beyond Programs & Surveys  
Speaker: Lydie Gutfeld         

 
August

Delegating Effectively  
Speaker: Annie Frisoli

September

Sponsorship Development - Partners in Promotion  
Speaker: Jodi Rudick

October  

Time Waits for No One  
Speaker: Marie Knight
 

November  

The Flexible Professional  
Speaker: André Pichly

December  

The Connected Leader
Speaker: Dean Heffta