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Is it Working? Interpretation Assessment Methods
Ray Radigan
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: July 14, 2020
Webinar Recording

What are the needs of visitors and how well are we meeting them? Take a broad look at successful data collection and learn how to make the best use of your data to make informed decisions and be responsive to your site’s needs.

Ray Radigan is the Curator of one of the oldest history museums in the country, Memorial Hall Museum in Deerfield, MA. He has spent the last decade working as a curator and exhibit designer for the National Park Service and several non-profit museums. Ray has been a leader of data collection and analysis projects at each site.


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WEB0714207/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
From First Nature Moments to Life-long Career
Julio Soria and Vianey Moreno
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: August 22, 2019
Webinar Recording

Community Nature Connection engages youth to develop leaders through professional development and career advancement. Learn about strategies you can implement in your community.

Julio Soria has a ten year history of introducing youth to conservation and sustainability. As the Youth Leadership Programs Manager for Community Nature Connection he works on creating opportunities to get youth into the outdoors while exposing them to careers in conservation, parks, and interpretation.

Vianey Moreno is an alumni of the Community Nature Connection youth leadership series. She began as a participant in Naturalist Explorers and is now employed as a Lead Naturalist where she leads her own cohorts of youth.


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WEB0822198/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
From Great Interpreter to Great Supervisor
Jose Luis Chavez and Juliann Chavez
90 minutes
CE: 1.5
Date: April 30, 2019
Webinar Recording

Participants will identify the skills needed to transition from front-line interpreterto a leadership position. This is just the beginning of your journey.

For the past 10 years, Jose has held the position of Nature Center Manager at Reedy Creek with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. During this time, he has honed his interpretive skills and leadership skills through formal trainings like NPRA – Supervisor Management School and mentorship programs within his Department. He also has served NAI as Regional Director of the Sunny Southeast, chair the Advisory Council and as a member of the National Board of Directors.

Since 2007, Juliann Chavez has worked for Discovery Place Science in roles that range from front line interpreter to her current position as Director of Public Experiences. Juliann went through CIG training in 2009 and then shortly following, became a CIG Trainer. She utilizes her training to certify staff each year to help them develop great interpretive programming for the museum.


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WEB043019B4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Future-proofing the Interpretive Plan Process
Cynthia Roberts and Kate Aitchison
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: April 30, 2019
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Analyzing future-proofing strategies for organizations or sites, this webinar will explore techniques to build-in the capacity to be responsive to the changing needs of visitors and the varying social contexts through the interpretive planning process.

Kate Aitchison and Cynthia Roberts are interpretive planners at Haley Sharpe Design, an international design firm in the museum and heritage sector. Through their work, they provide strategic leadership on the design, development and delivery of interpretive programs, policies and initiatives that shape the implementation of cultural projects internationally.


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WEB043019C4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Redefining Interviews: Landing the Best New Employee
Sarena Gill and Kevin Wright
90 minutes
CE: 1.5
Date: March 26, 2019
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Struggling with finding the right interview equation to determine the best candidates to hire? This informative and interactive session explores multiple interviewing techniques to add to your hiring toolbox.

Kevin and Sarena have over 25 years of experience in the field of interpretation, combined. During that time, they have been in hiring manager positions and learned that creative techniques for interviewing candidates increases success in finding the best applicants.


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WEB0326193/26/2019 12:00:00 AM
Show Me The Money
Becky Lambert
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: February 26, 2019
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Planning for the financial success of a program takes creativity and imagination along with planning and a little math. A sound financial plan provides insight into events and programs. During this session, we will work together to build a budget that accounts for all foreseeable expenses.

Becky has been in the non-formal education field for over 20 years. She has a Ms.Ed. and an M.B.A. along with a C.I.T. credential and Lean Certification. Often referred to as budget Becky, she sees the need and value in sound financial planning for interpretive programs and events.


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WEB0226192/26/2019 12:00:00 AM
Experience Economy: Trends Impacting Interpretation
Charles Lennox
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: May 21, 2018
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The Experience Economy is alive today. Polling data and trends research shows people prioritize spending money on experiences instead of material goods. What do these shifts have to do with interpretive sites and settings? Could we take advantage of these trends to expand our audiences and members? (Hint—our profession should be experts in mastering this concept.)

Chuck, owner of Lennox Insites for 15 years, focuses on the Visitor Experience using interpretation, informal education and program evaluation. He develops interpretive and educational plans, conducts interpretive training sessions, develops curricula and interpretive media. His experience also includes working with agencies, community groups and companies to support their training needs & providing consulting support for tourism-focused projects.


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WEB041218B5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
Would You Like To Take A Survey? PLEASE?
Rebecca Sellers
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: March 6, 2018
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Unleash your inner nerd as we dive into the world of surveys. We'll discuss pros and cons of different formats, and how to define a survey versus evaluation. Ideas will be shared for simplifying the process, and what works to increase audience responses.

Rebecca Sellers has 13 years of interpretive and outdoor education experience spanning non-profits to National Parks. She currently works for Texas Parks and Wildlife as an Event Coordinator. Her work passions are to create memorable experiences for families, and to show her inner nerd as much as possible.


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WEB0306183/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Messaging and Merchandising
An Interpretive Store Case Study

Sarah Lisle, Tony Lucio, & Scott Whitener
60 minutes
CE: 1
Date: March 9, 2017
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Parks constantly balance priorities that don’t always align with interpretive goals. Learn how one Texas park blended two—concessions and interpretation—into a store experience that gives visitors both interpretive opportunities and theme-driven mementos and supplies for purchase.

Sarah Lisle is the Director of Interpretation at the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Alliance in Atlanta, GA.

Scott Whitener is Park Superintendent at South Llano River State Park in Junction, TX with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Antonio (Tony) Lucio is Revenue Resources Manager with Texas Parks and Wildlife in Austin, TX.


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WEB030917C3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Paradigm Shift: Tour Evolution at a Young Museum
Walt Burgoyne
90 minutes
CE: 1.5
Date: March 9, 2017
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After an interpreter was hired to oversee school and public tours at the National World War II Museum, volunteers who had shared their expansive knowledge of WWII through walking lectures were re-tasked to engage visitors through interpretive techniques and tours were refashioned thematically

Walt Burgoyne (Michigan State B.Sc Biology and Park Administration; University of Florida M.Ed Science Education) worked for 25 years in 7 zoos as a volunteer, intern and staffer, followed by NPS and USFWS service. He then shifted to historical interpretation at The National World War II Museum. After 11 years service, he is now the Asst. Director of Education for Interpretation, developing tours and training docents.


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