CPRP Exam Prep - Series B (2020)

CPRP Exam Prep - Series B (2020)
Certified Park and Recreation Professional, or CPRP, is a national certification program through the National Recreation and Park Association, and it is designed for park and recreation professionals that wish to put their career on the path to success. Achieving and maintaining this nationally-recognized certification illustrates a commitment to professional growth as well as an intricate understanding of key concepts within the field of parks and recreation. The exam prep program consists of four classes that will train and prepare participants to sit for the CPRP exam. Each class consists of learning modules that cover different areas of the exam: Human Resources, Communications, Finance, Programming, and Operations. Come learn and network with aspiring CPRP's and join an elite group of professionals that have committed to advancing the field of parks and recreation. Spots are limited!

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

  • Have received, or are set to receive, a Bachelor's degree from a program accredited by the Council of Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT), or
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or higher from any institution in recreation, park resources, or leisure services, and no less than 1 year of full-time experience in the field, or
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a major other than recreation, park resources, or leisure services, and no less than 3 years of full-time experience in the field, or
  • Have an Associate's degree, and no less than 4 years of full-time experience in the field, or
  • High school degree or equivalent, and 5 years of full-time experience in the field

Who Should Attend: Professionals from varying special interest groups and levels of experience (must meet one criteria above) are encouraged to pursue CPRP designation to stay at the forefront of the parks and recreation profession. Additionally, CPRP certification is a pre-requisite for Certified Park & Recreation Executive (CPRE) eligibility.

What to Bring: Though not mandatory, it is highly recommended attendees purchase a study guide from IPRA to supplement in-class learning and test preparation. To add a study guide to your purchase, scroll down to Program and click Add next to CPRP Study Guide. It will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days of purchasing.

Program Schedule:       
HR & Communications       Wednesday, August 12      9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   
Finance      Wednesday, August 19     9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  
Programming      Wednesday, August 26     9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  
Operations      Wednesday, September 2      9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  

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

Fee:      IPRA Member           IPRA Non-Member       
Exam Prep Course            $45.00                $70.00   
Study Guide (optional)            $45.00               $60.00   
Total           $90.00               $130.00  

Cancellations: Refunds for the exam prep course only will be issued to requests received on or before August 10, 2020, less a 20% administrative fee. No refunds will be issued for the exam prep course after the registration deadline, or the study guide.

CEUs: Event is not approved for CEUs (Continuing Education Units are for CPRE and CPRP certification). 

Questions: CLICK HERE to view IPRA's Education Curriculum, or contact IPRA Education Director Duane Smith at duane@ilipra.org
Where
Fosco Park 1312 South Racine Avenue Chicago, IL 60608 UNITED STATES

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Official Study Guide for the Certified Park and Recreation Professional Examination, 5th ed. Indispensable preparation for the Certified Park and Recreation Professional examination. Includes practice test and bibliography.
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