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NRPA’s Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Long Beach Convention Center Lunch is on your own
$40 CPRS member/$50 non-member by January 22, 2020 $55 CPRS member/$68 non-member after January 22, 2020 or onsite $20 Student member Non-member student pays the regular non-member rate
Who Should Attend?
All full-time park and recreation employees interested in obtaining accreditation for their agency or interested in being a CAPRA visitor.
Participants will leave with an understanding of the CAPRA agency accreditation process, tools for both evaluating their readiness for accreditation and for tracking their progress. Next is the official CAPRA visitor training that provides a review of all accreditation standards, cost and timeline.
10:00 to 11:30 Overview of the CAPRA Accreditation process and RivCoParks’ implementation process, tips and lessons learned from two agencies 11:30 to 12:00 Technology update and the CAPRA Accreditation submittal process 12:00 to 1:00 Lunch break (on your own) 1:00 to 3:00 CAPRA Visitor Training: Review of accreditation standards 3:00 to 4:00 Discussion of how to prepare for accreditation review 4:00 to 5:00 Overview of costs, timeline and final questions
Discuss the CAPRA Accreditation process, including a review of standards and the submittal and review requirements
Evaluate whether the accreditation process would be beneficial to your organization
Kyla Brown, CPRE, Assistant Parks Director, Riverside County Regional Park & Open-Space District Rafael Gonzalez, CPRP, Park & Recreation Manager, Jurupa Community Services District Dirk Richwine, Chair, Commission for the Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies Jennifer Schleining, National Recreation and Park Association