2021 CPRE Virtual Exam Preparation Program - Series C

2021 CPRE Virtual Exam Preparation Program - Series C
NPRA's Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) certification establishes a national standard for managerial, administrative, and executive park and recreation professionals. This is a nationally accredited mastery-level certificate, and its the highest level a park and recreation professional can achieve. CPRE certification places you in the company of an elite group of park and recreation managers and professionals, demonstrates your knowledge and leadership as it relates to managing a recreation department, gives you prominence in the industry, and gives you an important advantage for your career advancement. Delivered by Katie Troline (GoldMedal Force, LLC) and Mike Selep (NWCSRA) for the third time in 2021, this program consists of six virtual classes in August and September that will train and prepare participants to become a CPRE.

To attend CPRE training sessions and sit for the exam, you must meet one the following NRPA eligibility requirements:

  • Hold a current CPRP Certification and have a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional full-time manager experience, OR
  • Hold a current CPRP Certification and have a Master's degree and 4 years of professional full-time manager experience

Who Should Attend:
Professionals with CPRP certification seeking high-level administrative opportunities are encouraged to pursue CPRE designation to demonstrate leadership in all aspects of managing a park and recreation department. 

What to Bring: Though it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended attendees purchase Management of Parks and Recreation from IPRA to supplement in-class learning and test preparation. To add the book to your purchase, scroll down to Program and click Add. It will be mailed to you 7-10 business days from date of purchase.

Virtual Program Schedule: 
 Exam History and Basics      Thursday, Aug 19      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Communications      Thursday, Aug 26      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Finance      Thursday, Sept 2      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Human Resources      Thursday, Sept 9      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Operations      Thursday, Sept 16      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Planning      Thursday, Sept 30      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 * No class 9/23 NRPA Conference  

To Register: 
Login to your IPRA account, select "Register Myself". If you do not have one, create an account (membership not required), then register for the prep course. Registration deadline is Friday, August 13, 2021.

 Fee:      IPRA Member      IPRA Non-Member
 Exam Prep Course           $85.00               $105.00
 Management of P&R Book            $65.00                $65.00
 Total          $150.00              $170.00

Cancellation:
Refunds will be issued to requests received on or before August 13, 2021 less a 20% administrative fee (capped at $25). No refunds will be issued for the exam prep course after the registration deadline, or the study guide.

CEUs:
Event is approved for 0.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units are for certifications such as CPRE, CPRP, and CTRS). 

Questions: Contact IPRA Education Director Duane Smith at [email protected].

 

Where
Online Via Zoom

Program


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Description
Management of Park and Recreation Agencies, 4th Edition , sponsored by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), provides park and recreation professionals with best practices for the profession based on National Accreditation Standards. The purpose of the book is to help current and future administrators and managers in every area of parks and recreation, including those in for-profit, nonprofit, commercial and public operations. This book is the #1 resource for professionals preparing for accreditation or the Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) exam.
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