Education Opportunities

This schedule is subject to change.  We will post changes to the TRPA conference app as they happen.

Monday 11/18/2019
  • Planning for Dollar$
  • Certification Study Group
  • NRPA Agency Accreditation and CAPRA Visitor Training: A Mark of Excellence
  • Renaissance Park Walking Tour: Collaborating for Clean Water Offsite
  • Adventure  Recreation - Outdoor Chattanooga Offsite
  • The Economic Benefit of Sports Tourism Through Collaborative Partnerships
  • Small Engine Repair
  • Director's BootCamp
  • Emotional Intelligence: Leadership under Pressure
Tuesday 11/19/2019
  • A Day in the Life of a Nerdy Parks & Recreation Professional – Opening Keynote
  • Powered Productivity: Super Tech Tools to Get Stuff Done
  • Zero to Hero: Creating super programs with a wimpy budget
  • Afterschool Heals Tennessee! Working Together to Prevent Opioid Misuse Among Youth
  • What’s in your Cannonball? – 12 Steps to Preventing Recreational Water Illnesses
  • Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)
  • Leading Without a Title: how to maximize your level.of influence in your current role – EMIS Lunch
  • Park Security and Video Surveillance
  • Data Performance Peak Academy
  • Rock Creek Story Walk®: Building Community, Health and Literacy
  • Conducting ADA audits
  • 29 Tech Tools to Create Cool Content for Social Media & Marketing
Wednesday 11/20/2019
  • Multi-users at Enterprise South Nature Park Offsite
  • New Center-Avondale YFD Offsite
  • In Cahoots with Community Groups? Conscientious Cultivation for Growth
  • Special Event Permitting Panel
  • Maneuvers: Leading and Facilitating in the Local Government Environment
  • Building Trails from Nothing
  • Cowardly Leadership
  • Is your Team prepared for Anything?
  • Community Public Murals: You can do it!
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Barriers and welcoming all people to our spaces Facilitated Discussion
  • Tennessee Riverpark Extension: A Linear Trail through an Industrial Landscape
  • Forever Young: Active Retirees, Keeping the fastest growing demographic in the recreation profession young in Mind, Body and Spirit.
  • Communication- When to respond and when to let it go
  • Pros & Cons of travel ball vs league ball
  • To Certify or Not to Certify?  Come hear about the importance of professional certification, whether you have one or many or not sure if it’s right for you!
  • Lifeguards and Pools Facilitated Discussion
  • Finding Common Ground: Successful Public Engagement Techniques
  • Trauma conscious communication & classroom orientation
  • Get the most, and the best, out of your team!
  • Riverwalk with Pathways to Play Offsite
  • Community Murals Offsite
  • Women in Leadership - Greta
  • Operation Get Active & Chattanooga Football Club, encouraging Chattanoogans to live active healthy lifestyles through the game of soccer
  • The Perfect Fit: Strategies for Creating a Successful Internship Experience
  • Lit Meets Rec
  • Trail Running Workshop
Thursday 11/21/2019
  • Wild World of Warner Offsite (softball, pools/splash pads, universal play/event maintenance and security and more) - M/C Breakfast