California State Parks – William Penn Mott Jr. Training Center 2016-17
The 2016-2017 Training Schedule for California State Parks has been posted to the ETMS and to the public website www.parks.ca.gov/mott. The following courses for interpretation, volunteer management, and partnerships have been posted and are available for enrollment on ETMS. If you are from another organization or agency, you can find enrollment information on the Enrollment tab of the above website.
The Interpretive Development Program is a customized, outcome-based employee development program. Conceived, reviewed, and refined by over 300 field interpreters, this program enables an employee and supervisor to tailor professional development efforts, increase efficiency, and demonstrate interpretation at a national standard. Grounded in “Ranger Careers,” the Interpretive Development Program identifies essential “Benchmark Competencies” (knowledge, skills, and abilities) for every interpretive ranger in Ranger Careers positions. However, the program is widely applicable to all who do interpretive work or manage resources.