Conference Sessions Available Online

November 1, 2017, Department, by NRPA

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The NRPA Annual Conference in New Orleans is now over, but the concepts that were shared during the conference live on. We captured 20 full education sessions and six speed sessions that were delivered during the conference, and these are all now available for your continuing education online! You can register for individual sessions or for curated bundles on the following topics at discounted prices: conservation, park planning, innovation, social equity, programming and advocacy. If you missed conference, are trying to follow up on a session that you missed while at conference, or looking to obtain CEUs for a certification renewal, these archived education products are just what you are looking for to stay current with the trends in parks and recreation. Find these and more here.




1-2                                        Palo Alto, California

2-3                                        Jupiter Florida

6-7                                        Folsom, California

6-7                                        Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

9-10                                      Austin, Texas

16-17                                    Milipitas, California

16-17                                    Margate, Florida

28-29                                    Marietta, Georgia

28-29                                    Anderson, South Carolina


5-6                                        Temecula, California

6-7                                        St. Louis Park, Minnesota

6-7                                        Nashville, Tennessee

7-8                                        North Miami, Florida

21-22                                    Las Vegas, Nevada


CPSI Program


1-3                                       North Salt Lake, Utah

1-3                                       Lexington, South Carolina

6-8                                       Columbus, Indiana

7-9                                       Riverside, California

14-16                                   Kansas City, Missouri

15-17                                   Winter Park, Florida

28-30                                   Everett, Washington

28-30                                   Auburn, Washington


4-6                                      Enola, Pennsylvania



10-12                                  Landover, Maryland



7-9                                      Hulbert, Oklahoma

7-9                                      TBD, Indiana

21-23                                  Shelbyville, Tennessee


Schools and Conferences

All NRPA Schools are held at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia, unless otherwise indicated. Click here for details.

Event Management School - January 14-19, 2018

Maintenance Management School - January 28-February 1, 2018

Revenue Development School - March 11-16, 2018

Supervisors’ Management School – November 4-8, 2018

Director's School - August 26-31, 2018 (tentative)


NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities. 

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