During the month of September, three Eppley Institute staff members developed materials and spoke at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
Steve Wolter presented two different sessions, “The Public’s Health Agency: Parks and Recreation’s Critical Role in Communities” and “One More Time: How to Lead and Motivate Followers.” Steve Wolter also served on the Local Host Committee and planned four of the fifteen Off-Site Institutes (OSI). These include institutes at Bloomington’s Switchyard Park and at Bradford Woods, as well as two Indiana Trails-based institutes.
Michelle Monroe-Cook presented with the National Center on Accessibility and Bradford Woods staff at an Off-Site Institute at Bradford Woods regarding “Leading Accessibility, Inclusion and Outdoor Programs for People with Disabilities”. She also presented at NRPA in Indianapolis about “Prioritizing Accessibility in Recreation and Parks”.
Layne Elliott presented a report on the 2017 Indiana Trails Study at the “Trails, Health, and Indiana’s Plan” Off-Site Institute.
Please click to view the handouts from each of the presentations!