Webinars

Most months NAI conducts two webinars—one focused on improving the skills of a field interpreter and the other for individuals that may have positions involving interpretive management, media, planning, etc. Webinars are a low-cost way to learn, obtain continuing education hours for your certification, and/or train your staff for less than two hours on a topic that interests them/your site.

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 pay $25 for one-hour webinars or $35 for two-hour webinars. To setup the discount, please register your first individual, then email webinars@interpnet.com for a promo code for your additional registrants.

Registration

Registration closes 4 hours prior to the start of each webinar. Login information is generally sent the day before the webinar occurs. If you do have trouble prior to the webinar, call Emily at 970-420-1032 and she will try to assist you.

Logging In

Need help logging in to the NAI website to register? Please email login@interpnet.com to have your login credentials reset.

Continuing Education Hours

If you are wishing to gain continuing education for certification from the webinar, you will need to log into the webinar on your own computer. This allows us to verify your attendance and show the hours on your account. 

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 webinars@interpnet.com.

System Test

We conduct most of our webinars using Zoom. Be sure to check your confirmation email for system test information. 

Accessing the Webinar

If you don't receive your email with login instructions for the live webinar, please log in to the NAI website and visit the communications tab on your account page.



School Groups in Pandemic Times
Elyse Bennett
October 11, 2022, Tuesday
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (90 Minutes)
$45 members/$60 non-members
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As museum educators we need to reevaluate how we conduct school groups in an ongoing pandemic world. It is becoming increasingly obvious that our children have changed due to their experiences in the last two years and there are some major behavior changes. Social and emotional traits do not line up with age groups the same way they did in the past. Elyse will speak anecdotally about her experiences with recent school groups, and then we’ll have a facilitated conversation with the participants about how we can adapt to meet the needs of our students in the future.

Elyse is currently working as a School and Groups Interpreter with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. She did her undergraduate work at Gettysburg College, majoring in History and minoring in Civil War Era Studies and Theatre Arts, and she obtained a Masters in Museum Studies from UNCG. She has worked at a variety of museums and sites including Harpers Ferry NHP, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and some small historic houses. 

 
Clearing Distorted Reflections: Sensitively Addressing Tough Topics Through Living History

Michael "Tug" Buse
November 15, 2022, Tuesday
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (90 Minutes)
$45 members/$60 non-members
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How do we speak frankly in a living history setting about disturbing events and ideas in the past, so that these things will be understood and not be repeated, while remaining sensitive to the fact that people may be offended? Let’s discuss just that together.

Michael “Tug” Buse teaches Washington state history at the Insight School of Washington, an online school.  He is also a living history interpreter at Fort Nisqually in Tacoma, WA.  Tug has recently completed Walden, a replica of a 16 foot ship’s boat from the 1850s.  

Previous Webinar Recordings

Not seeing what you were hoping for as an upcoming webinar? It might be because we have actually already covered that topic before but now have it available as a recording in our webinar archive. Click here to purchase the recordings of previous sessions.

 





Webinars in Spanish

The PUP Global Heritage Consortium and NAI 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.


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