First Line Supervisor Management – Coming Soon, Fall 2019

Starting this fall, the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands will be offering a course of study for Parks and Recreation professionals titled First-Line Supervisor Management. First-line supervisors oversee primary day-to-day activities. They

Why Your Agency Needs an LMS!

Park, public land, and recreation organizations’ most significant investment is in their workforce. It’s clear that the services and programs offered by these organizations are dependent upon motivated and competent staff. As organizational needs

New Employee Onboarding

It’s the time of year when park and recreation agencies and organizations across the country are bringing on seasonal staff to help meet their agencies’ myriad needs. Equally as important as having a sufficiently

72nd Great Lakes Park Training Institute

The 72nd Great Lakes Park Training Institute (GLPTI) was held from February 25-28 at its traditional location at Pokagon State Park. Just over 250 people attended this year’s conference. Four individuals were awarded Garrett

Facility Manager Leaders Program to Visit 6 NPS Units

The Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP), the Eppley Institute’s long-running leadership training program for the Park Facility Management Division of the National Park Service (NPS), is preparing to do directed field experiences at six