Training and Conferences


Engaging in Partnerships 2019

Engaging in Partnerships was an opportunity for Partners and State Park staff to gather and learn from various experts in our field. Below are some of the presentations that were offered at this year's training. These will be available until December 31st.

Business Planning in Partnership Cleve Justis

Capital Improvement Project Planning Tara Lynch & Brian Dewey

Design Thinking: What is it and How Does it Work? Dr. Lacanienta & Dr. Goldenberg 

Developing Your Annual Plan Paige Rogowski 

Engaging the Community in Urban Parks (click to request the file by email) Julia Meltzer & Sean Woods 

Hospitality Retail Operations Eric Flanigan 

How to Show Programmatic Impact Randy Widera 

Human Resources Check-in: Employment Law Update Joy Hallof

Insurance and Risk Management Basics Cole Kinney

Nonprofit Program Guidelines Workshop Brent Marshall & Paige Rogowski 

Nonprofit Retail Matters Pam Pesetti

Operating in Tandem: A Brief Guide to Partnership Best Practices Dan Puskar

Partnership Impact Model Sharon Farrell & Amy Mickel 

Superbloom 2019: Partnering for Success Bri Fordem & Gina Moran  

Taking the High Road! Building and Enhancing Collaborative Communications Michele Jackman



Previous Training 

Partnership Skill Building
February 27 - March 2, 2018
Palm Springs, CA

State Parks and CALPA collaborated to provide professional development and partnership skill building for cooperating associations and other nonprofit partners.
October 23-26, 2018
Folsom, CA


DPR 973 Training Webinars:

February 13th, 2019 at 1:00 PM 

March 12th, 2019 at 10:00AM

April 5th, 2019 at 9:30 AM

California League of Park Associations (CALPA) Annual Planning Webinar:

March 21st, 2019