Webinars

Please note: Registration closes 48 hours prior to the start of each webinar. Login information will be sent after registration closes. If you do have trouble prior to the webinar, call Emily at 970-420-1032 and she will try to assist you.

Each hour of webinar is worth one continuing education credit.

Group Discounts: For our Institutional and Commercial members wishing to purchase attendance for multiple staff members: the first registrant will pay normal pricing and each registrant after will run $20 for one hour webinars or $30 for two hour webinars. Anyone wishing to gain Certification hours from the webinar will have to login to the webinar on their own computer. This allows us to verify that they were in attendance and show the hours on their account. To register multiple employees, please contact Jamie King at 888-900-8283.

Webinar Cancellation Policy: NAI will accept registration cancellations or changes, in writing, up to 5 business days prior to a webinar. Participants can choose to change their registration to a different webinar of equal or lesser value (no fee), or receive a refund ($5 processing fee). Registrants who are unable to participate after the cancellation deadline will be sent a link to the recording of the webinar, when available. Changes and cancellations should be emailed to registration@interpnet.com.

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Find your Visitor: Re-Imagining your Park’s Relevance

David Low
June 1, 2017
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (1 hr)
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Small parks and agencies often can’t wait for their visitors to find them: we need to find ways to be relevant to the communities we serve. This webinar will present unorthodox strategies to help you discover and meet your community’s needs, while remaining true to your core interpretive themes.

David Low is the park interpreter at Spring Mountain Ranch State park, located twenty miles west of Las Vegas, Nevada. Since 2009 he has worked as an interpreter with the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, in the non-profit world, and for Nevada State Parks.


Moving Oral History Interviews Into the 21st Century

June 27, 2017
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (one hour)
Cyndi Cogbill
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Description: Use oral history interviews to make connections to your audience, your site,  cultural history to natural history and to add to your interpretive research. You will learn or review why and how to conduct oral history interviews as well as new ways to use those interviews.

Cyndi Cogbill is currently the owner, interpreter and artist for Pawpaw Patch Productions, LLC. Previously she worked as a naturalist for 25 years at Prairie State Park and Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center.


Promoting our Places: How Interpreters Can Change the Market

Nicole Cann
July 18, 2017
10a Pacific/1:00p Eastern (1 Hour)
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Interpretive sites need to be “sold” and interpreters are the perfect salespeople. Explore some of Parks Canada’s struggles and successes in promoting their places and discuss strategies for “selling” your site to meet the changing needs of our audiences.

Nicole is the Public Outreach and Education Manager for the Coastal BC Field Unit of Parks Canada. Previously she spent over eleven years at the Vancouver Aquarium. Nicole is also a board member of the Pacific Northwest Region of the National Association for Interpretation and Interpretation Canada.


Energizers, Icebreakers, & Wrap Ups

Casey Marshall
August 15, 2017
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (1 HR)
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This  hands-on session will teach new activities to kick off your program, camp or special event. Ice breaker and energizers have mainly been used during down times but they don’t have to be. Come experience basic, inexpensive activities designed to encourage a participant’s creative thinking.

Casey Marshall is a Program Facilitator at the Arkansas Four-H Center. Casey teaches Team Building, Leadership Skills, leads programs through 4-H Day Camp and Overnight Camps, as well as curriculum based science classes and outdoor skills. Casey is a regular attendant at Region VI interpretive workshops where he has presented twice.








Webinars in Spanish

The PUP Global Heritage Consortium, NAI, and CATIE offer Spanish webinars on topics related to heritage interpretation. NAI membership discounts apply. To view upcoming offerings, visit PUP online.

NAI Members, click here to get your discount code.


See an introductory video narrated by Sam Ham.