The annual Great Lakes Park Training (GLPTI) will return to Pokagon State Park near Angola, Indiana February 26-29, 2024. GLPTI, the longest continuously running training academy for park professionals in the nation, features educational sessions, networking opportunities, and social events in a unique and relaxed… Read More »2024 Great Lakes Park Training Institute to feature Women’s Leadership Program
2024 Conference on the Value of Play The Future of PlayApril 16-18, 2024 Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University’s Eppley Institute announces the next Play Conference that brings together leading play researchers, educators, health scientists, park and recreation professionals, landscape architects, designers, planners, business and community leaders, psychologists,… Read More »Play Coalition and Conference Update
Eppley’s online training in wilderness and wildlands management has deep roots in its partnership with the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center in Missoula, Montana. With a suite of over 30 online courses, the Eppley-Carhart Wilderness Management trainings explain and explore management approaches for our… Read More »Like Wild Things? Eppley has free courses for you!
Part of the Eppley Institute’s Parks, Recreation, and Public Lands Leadership series. Eppley’s online leadership courses for parks, recreation, and public lands managers are found on proValens Learning. Leaders, it is widely believed, are most effective when they recognize there is no expert leader. The… Read More »Leading and Commitment to Learning
For this post in the Blast from the Past series, we wanted to talk about the founding father of the modern Eppley Institute: Dr. Garret Eppley whose life’s work and generous donation, as well as the history of the National Center on Accessibility, and how… Read More »Blast From the Past: Dr. Garret Eppley