Process of Interpretive Planning Workshop
A way of thinking leading to effective interpretive opportunities.
October 28-November 1, 2019
W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Hickory Corners, MI
Instructor: Dave Bucy
This 5-day workshop builds upon your experience and knowledge of interpretation to create an understanding of a basic, comprehensive, interpretive planning process. It's a great way to train to become an interpretive planner and to help you along the pathway of attaining certification as a Certified Interpretive Planner (CIP)
During this course, participants will learn key essentials in interpretive planning including topics such as identifying and profiling target audiences, developing a theme hierarchy, choosing media and evaluating impact. Throughout the course, participants will take part in practicums designed to put new content into practice, utilizing our host site to develop key aspects of an interpretive plan.
Please note that though this workshop is not required for participants to apply for a Certified Interpretive Planner certification, participating in the course will meet one of the requirements for submittal.
Lodging is available either onsite or in nearby communities. For onsite options at the Kellogg Biological Station, please visit http://conference.kbs.msu.edu/stay/ for room types and rates. If interested, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Process of Interpretive Planning Workshop with your request. Off-site lodging can be found in the surrounding communities of Kalamazoo, Battle Creek or Plainwell.
Each day mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks will be provided. All other meals are on your own. There are a few restaurants near the training site and in Kalamazoo.
The closest airport is Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids which is about 50 minutes from the training site. Once registrations have been received, participants can also contact each other to arrange carpools, room sharing, etc. Please do not plan on leaving the training sooner than 5pm on the last day.
Registration and More Information
Cost for this workshop is $550 for members/$625 for nonmembers.
Special Terms and Cancellation
Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed, postmarked, or faxed. Emailed cancellations should be sent to email@example.com. Cancellations cannot be made by phone. If you cancel 1-3 weeks prior to the course you will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made 1 week or less prior to the course will not receive a refund.
No refunds will be given after October 20, 2019.