The NPS is offering “Interpreting Archeological and Cultural Heritage Resources” at the Horace Albright Training Center (HOAL), located at Grand Canyon NP, October 7-11, 2013. This 5-day course will enhance inter-disciplinary communication skills for using a team approach to develop and carry out effective public interpretation and education programs and products. Interpreters and educators will gain knowledge of archeological and cultural heritage sites for developing presentations and media about cultural heritage resources. Cultural resource specialists and archeologists will gain knowledge and skills in interpretation for developing interpretive presentations and media about cultural resources. All groups gain knowledge and skills through increased dialogue and interactions between cultural resource specialists and interpreters for joint development of effective interpretation of cultural heritage products. With multi-agency instructors and students, the program augments the mission of Federal agencies to provide interagency technical assistance and information exchange.
Lodging: $60 per night at HOAL, (928) 638-7983. Lodging will be needed October 6-11, 2013; provide course name when making reservation. Travel arrangements are to be made through park or office using park or office’s guidelines.
Registration: For DOI employees, registration for this class is available on DOI Learn. Learners should use the following DOI Learn search criteria – NPS-2013-1007-Grand Canyon NP, AZ – to register. For non-NPS applications, a completed nomination form is required. All applicants must send (email preferred) a completed nomination form by COB, September 10, 2013.
For further information and required nomination form, go to http://www.nps.gov/seac/GRCAclass2013/GRCA2013.htm.
Contact: John Jameson (Facilitator) (850) 580-3011, ext. 243 or; Jenniger Onufer (928) 638-7088.