The Great Lakes Park Training Institute is held annually every February at Pokagon State Park in Northeast Indiana.
A virtual conference is also available.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for an additional fee.
Schedule will be updated as educational sessions are confirmed.
Industry leaders provide educational sessions and hands-on workshops on timely and relevant topics along five tracks.
Personnel and Career Development:
Leadership, communication, staff training, management, and evaluation
Park and Facilities Maintenance:
Trends, best practices, and training for facilities and grounds maintenance
Natural Resource Management:
Environmental stewardship, management, and sustainability of park and natural resources
Natural and Cultural Interpretation:
Tools and techniques to connect guests, schools, and communities with natural and cultural resources
Best practices and innovations to advance the operation of your park or recreation facility