Hands on the Land

In 2013, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), one of the participating agencies in the Hands on the Land (HOL) program, released a new National Strategy for Education, Interpretation, and Youth Engagement, which outlines

Competency Gap Analysis Study

The National Park Service (NPS) Human Resources career field recently updated the competencies for the various levels of employees in the career. The HR Gap Analysis methodology will utilize a five-stage approach to determine

Asset Priority Index E-course Update

Beginning in 2012, the National Park Service (NPS) and the Eppley Institute agreed to update the Asset Priority Index (API) e-course. As part of the update process, there was a need to revamp the

Financial Fitness for Parks and Recreation Agencies

Presentation given at the 2012 Indiana Park and Recreation Association Conference. Discusses the major obstacles facing entrepreneurial managers and the three components to achieving financial fitness. Attached files IPRA_FinancialFitness_120120.ppt ( B) 

Implementing Best Practices in Strategic Planning and Continuous Improvement

Presentation given at the 2012 Michigan Recreation and Park Association Conference. Session defined best practices and key performance indicators, and explained their purpose and implementation in an agency. Attached files EPLY_MPRA-Presentation_BestPractices SP-CI_120210.ppt ( B)