Learn more about Agency Accreditation

NRPA’s Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) Training Program includes:

  • Review of all accreditation standards
  • Discussion of how best to prepare for accreditation review
  • Overview of costs and timelines
  • Opportunity for question and answers

Current Training Opportunities

CAPRA Webinar Series: Prepare for NRPA Accreditation

What is CAPRA? What does it mean to become CAPRA Accredited? Participate in this webinar series — whether you are a professional, represent an agency or are a visitor (new and renewing) — to learn the answers to these questions and more. Information covered will help park and recreation professionals prepare to participate in the CAPRA process and visitors to serve on visit teams. The webinar series will cover a general overview of CAPRA and the accreditation process; the 10 sections of the CAPRA National Standards; guidelines for creating your self-assessment report and collecting your evidence of compliance; responsibilities of reviewers and visit team members; things to expect with your agency’s site or virtual visit; ways to get involved in CAPRA; and a list of resources to help you along the way. The series will run from July 2020 to February 2021 and all sessions will be recorded.

Current and upcoming sessions in this series (registration links will be added when each session opens):

July 30, 2020

August 27, 2020

September 24, 2020

October 22, 2020

December 17, 2020 

January 21, 2021 

February 18, 2021 

 

Contact CAPRA@nrpa.org for additional information.

Host a CAPRA Training Program

If you are interested in hosting a CAPRA Training, please email CAPRA@nrpa.org. Additional information can be found in the document below.

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