2019 NHRPA State Conference

Registration is open for the 2019 NHRPA State Conference!

NHRPA would like to invite you to attend our annual State Conference on Thursday, September 19, 2019!  

We are looking forward to a great conference and we hope you will join us for a great day of learning and fun!  We are excited to be back at the Concord Recreation Community Center in Concord, NH.

State Conference Schedule:

8:00-8:30 am: Registration opens

8:30 - 9:00: Conference opening, NHRPA Business, and overview of the day

9:00 - 10:30: Keynote - Tom O'Rourke - It's all about you, me and your department. Everyone has a story and I'll share mine in the keynote talking about everything from Recreation, to being a councilman, and transitioning into teaching.  I'll share in more detail how to increase recreational funding and how to garner support from those in the private sector.

10:30 - 10:45: Visit with conference vendors

10:45 – 11:45: Education Sessions - Participants will have two choices.

* Ed Breakout Session with: Tom O' Rourke - Join our keynote to expand on more and for one option of the Ed Breakout Session to learn how to "Create Exceptional Relationships with those who govern you."

* Ed Breakout Session with: Jed & Roz Buck - Join Jed & Roz buck for another option for an Ed Breakout Session "A Few of My Favorite Things: Impactful Activities to Train Your Staff." Do you find your attendees are not engaged in training sessions?  Do you want to increase their retention of the material?  Whether training staff or volunteers, experiential learning helps to make any training more fun and impactful.  This session will include a variety of activities that can be used to maximize the impact of any training you provide.

11:45 – 1:15: Lunch and the NH Recreation & Parks Association Awards Presentation

1:15 – 1:45: Coffee & Dessert with conference vendors

1:45 – 3:15: End Note - The Browne Center for Innovative Learning with Jeff Frigon - Come wrap up the conference by having fun and making connections with colleagues old and new.  I will lead us all through a sequence of activities designed to be inclusive and intentional around bringing folks together to review and recap the conference so you head back to your regions of the state energized and looking forward to your next big season!

3:15 - 3:30: Closing remarks and Raffle Winners!

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Committee Chair:

Kristine Flythe - Email: Kristine.Flythe@LebanonNH.gov

"NHRPA " is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301

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