Participants earn learning credits by completing relevant third party professional development activities that develop their recreation and parks core competencies. A minimum of 75 learning credits must be collected during recertification. Participants are responsible for tracking their own credits and entering them into their online learning credits log (View example).
Submit Professional Development Opportunities
If your organization is interested in submitting a professional development event to be considered as a learning credit opportunity, please contact us.
Learning Credit Opportunities
Eligible learning credits are divided into five categories:
|Continuing Education||50||Formal learning activities (university, college, certifications, workshops, etc.)|
|Leadership||20||Personal development or mentoring of others outside of regular work responsibilities|
|Instruction, Research & Publication||20||Teaching, lecturing, presenting, facilitating outside of regular work responsibilities|
|Special Work Projects / Initiatives||20||Conducting or making a significant contribution as part of your employment outside of regular work responsibilities|
|Volunteering||20||Developing or making significant improvements to programs, events or initiatives outside of regular work responsibilities|