2019

2019 Speaker Handouts

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Being Apart Isn’t Smart, Include Me!
Nadia Arguelles-Goicoechea CPRP, Ed.S. Program, Coordinator, Miami Parks and Recreation, Disabilities Division
Virginia Bentley, Services Coordinator, Miami Parks and Recreation

Benefits of Engaging in Your Professional Association
Joe Abel CPRP, Interim Deputy County Manager, Seminole County

Best Practices for Out of School Time Programming - Documentation Requirements
Jennifer McMahon CPRP, Director, St. Pete Beach Recreation
Krista Pincince CPRP, Assistant Director, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Best Practices for Out of School Time Programming - Facility Requirements
Jennifer McMahon CPRP, Director, St. Pete Beach Recreation
Krista Pincince CPRP, Assistant Director, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts.

Best Practices for Out of School Time Programming - Operational Requirements
Jennifer McMahon CPRP, Director, St. Pete Beach Recreation
Krista Pincince CPRP, Assistant Director, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Best Practices for Out of School Time Programming - Policies and Forms
Jennifer McMahon CPRP, Director, St. Pete Beach Recreation
Krista Pincince CPRP, Assistant Director, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Best Practices for Out of School Time Programming - Staffing and Training Requirements
Jennifer McMahon CPRP, Director, St. Pete Beach Recreation
Krista Pincince CPRP, Assistant Director, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Breaking the Barriers in Social Media
Patricia Sturgess, Recreation Superintendent, Charlotte County Community Services
Ashley Turner, Graphics Specialist, Charlotte County Community Services

Building an All-Star Bench
Joe Abel CPRP, Interim Deputy County Manager, Seminole County

Building Bridges
Dawn Lewellyn, CTRS

Building the Next Generation of Park and Recreation Professionals
Joe Abel CPRP, Interim Deputy County Manager, Seminole County

Compassion Fatigue
Nadia Arguelles-Goicoechea CPRP, Ed.S., Program Coordinator, Miami Parks and Recreation, Disabilities Division
Katelin Colon, CTRS, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Miami Parks and Recreation, Disabilities Division

Cost Recovery in Recreation Programming
Lara Khoury, CPRP, Business Manager, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts
Krista Pincince, CPRP, Assistant Director, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Creating a Culture of Innovation
Felicia Donnelly, AICP,  Assistant City Manager, City of Oldsmar
Brynn Frazier, CPRP, Recreation Supervisor, Oldsmar, Leisure Services

De-Puzzling TR and Web Access
Marsha Schwanke CTRS, Web Specialist, Southeast ADA Center

Hands on!
Rafael T. Abreu, Jr., Assistant Program, Coordinator, Miami Parks and Recreation, Disabilities Division
Yeu Ming Guan, Program Assistant, Miami Parks and Recreation, Disabilities Division

Harassment and Discrimination in the “Me Too” World
Steven Kleinman, Retired General Counsel for the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA)

Helping Teens Understand the Value of Leadership
Lori Hoffner, Trainer and Consultant, Supporting CommUnity, Inc.

How to Get What You Ask for In Your Budget
Tim Baylie, Director, Volusia County Parks, Recreation and Culture

How to Start a Successful Handcycling Program
Arlene Bouza-Jou Recreation Specialist 1, Miami Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces
Tania Santiago Perez, Recreational Therapy Instructor, Florida International University

Improv Comedy for ASD, SPD and ADD
Handout
Margot Escott, Psychiatric Social Worker
Craig Price, Director of Education, The Naples Players

Improv for Parkinson’s, ALS, MS & Care Partners
Margot Escott, Psychiatric Social Worker

Intensive Drowning Prevention Program for Children Ages 3-14
Anna Forde CTRS, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Lynn Clarke, CTRS, Recreation Supervisor, Naples Community Services

Internal Controls in a Parks and Recreation Environment
Rebecca Schnirman CPRP, Director, Financial and Support, Services, Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation

Lessons from NRPA’s Wildlife Explorers Program
Jill Dixon, Financial Manager, Recreation Services, Boca Raton Recreation Services

Open Air Steel Structures for Fun and Revenue
J.T. Almon II, Founder, Rep Services Inc.
Brad Fritz, Business Development Manager, PorterCorp

Parks and Recreation “Are We a Service or are We a Business”
Michael A. Jones, Director, Margate Parks and Recreation

Playful Play - Win/Win Games for All Populations
Margot Escott, Psychiatric Social Worker

Productivity and ADD/ADHD in the Workplace
Sean Fitzgerald, Events Manager, Oviedo Recreation and Parks
Jack Whittaker, Senior Recreation Manager, Oviedo Recreation and Parks

Proven Green Technologies for Commercial Pools and Spas
Alvaro Mendoza, President, Commercial Energy Specialist
Marc Solomon, Recreation Superintendent, Charlotte County Community Services

Red Tide, Blue/Green Algae, King Tides, High Bacteria Oh My…What to Do?
Handout - Sarasota County
Handout - Martin County

Resiliency and Thriving: Live Your Best Life
Regina Novak, Health and Well Being Specialist, Clearwater Parks and Recreation

Sponsorship 101: What's Next
Mark Abdo CPRP, Community Outreach Liaison, Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts

Staff Recruitment and Retention Round Table
Mike Massoglia, Recreation Supervisor, Charlotte Co Community Services
Marc Solomon, Recreation Superintendent, Charlotte County Community Services

STEM + Recreation + Art = STREAMing Fun
Noreen Legault Mendoza, STEAM Education Coordinator, Miami Parks and Recreation

Suicide Talk: A Conversation to Create Awareness
Lori Hoffner, Trainer and Consultant, Supporting CommUnity, Inc.

Tips and Tricks to Planning Successful Programs and Events
Erin Weislow MPH, Recreation Administrator, Doral Parks and Recreation
Vianca Peron-Sellan MPA, Administrative Services Manager, Miami Beach Parks and Recreation

What is APIED? Utilize it in Community Settings!
Tania Santiago Perez, Recreational Therapy Instructor, Florida International University
Mary Wilson Palacios, CTRS, CPRP. Disability Services Manager, Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department

What is your Master Plan? Get One Now!
Mary Palacios, CTRS, Manager of Disability Services, Miami Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces

What to Measure: How to Decide and Why?
Joe Abel CPRP, Interim Deputy County Manager, Seminole County

When Traumatic Events Impact Your Organization
Lori Hoffner, Trainer and Consultant, Supporting CommUnity, Inc.