Education Opportunities

This schedule is subject to change.  We will post changes to the TRPA conference app as they happen.  All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

Monday 11/14/2022

            8:00-10:15am    Irrigation (Maintenance Institute)
            8:00-3:15pm      LGI Review (separate fee)
            10:30-11:30am Tree/Plant Maintenance (Maintenance Institute)
            Noon-3:15pm    Maintenance Games and Heavy Equipment Showcase (Maintenance Institute)
            1:00-3:15pm      Baker Creek Bike Park - a Case study on hard surface features Offsite (limited space)
                                      Greenways/Blueways User Conflict Offsite (limited space)
                                      Unconscious Bias
            1:00-2:00pm      How to Use Live Music for Economic Development & Community Outreach
            2:15-3:15pm      Hiring & Retaining Staff Facilitated Discussion
            3:30-4:45pm      Opening Session

Tuesday 11/15/2022

             7:15-8:15am      Work Order Apps (Maintenance Institute)
             8:00-11:00am    Maintenance Madness Offsite (limited space)
                                       Fish & Flowers Offsite (limited space)
             8:30-9:30am      Trail Building
                                       Why Do You Do What You Do/TRPA 101
                                        All the New Things Medically Directed Fitness Can Bring to Your Facility
             8:30-10:45am    Effective Succession Planning
             9:45-10:45am    Playground Maintenance
                                       Beyond the 4 Walls
                                       The Secret Language of Seniors
              2:45-3:45pm     Beyond the Grant
                                        Inspecting Gymnasiums
                                        How Can We Work Better with Local Colleges/Students?
                                        The Problem with Pickleball
              2:45-5pm           Creative Water Programming Offsite (limited space)
                                        Hike Through History Offsite (limited space)
              4:00-5:00pm      Needs Assessments & Correctly Putting together Surveys
                                        Increasing Tween Physical activity with Play
                                        Financial Planning
                                        Special Event Brown Bag Share

Wednesday 11/16/2022

              8:00-10:45am    Arrowmont Craft School Offsite (limited space)
                                        Cal Ripken Experience Offsite (limited space)
              8:30-9:30am      Learning Blade and Career Blade - Two Free Career Focused Resources
                                        Kids Do More than Play in Parks.  They Can Help Manage Them Too!
                                        How to Get Involved in Your Health Council
                                        Programming for Passive Recreation – How Do We Count?
              9:45-10:45am    Creating Efficiencies in Your Aquatics Operation
                                         Abuse Public Reporting
                                         Mental Health
                                         When to Contract Services vs. Providing them in House
              2:15-3:15pm      Arts for Seniors
                                        Get That Promotion – Tips from the Other Side of the Table
                                        Game Share
              2:15-4:30pm      ADA Compliant Parks Offsite
                                        Experience Your Smokies Hike (limited space)
              3:30-4:30pm      So You Want to Start a Foundation?
                                        Home School Heroes

Thursday 11/17/2022

              11:30-12:30pm Outdoor Wave Pool to Ice Rink Offsite

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