Speaker Call for Proposals

PRPS seeks individuals willing to share their expertise and professional experience at various educational events, trainings, and webinars throughout the year. Upcoming events are listed below.


Park and Recreation Professionals
Park and Recreation Educators
Park and Recreation Students
Professionals aligned the PRPS Mission
Planners, Landscape Architects, Public Health Administrators, City and County Managers, Naturalists
Anyone else interested in sharing their knowledge with park and recreation professionals 

2018 Therapeutic Recreation Institute

June 5-8, 2018
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Lancaster PA

The Pennsylvania Therapeutic Recreation Institute has provided quality education and training for Therapeutic Recreation Specialists and Activity Coordinators for 50 years. Join other therapeutic recreation professional for over 20 educational sessions, CEU credits, meals and socials, exhibits, and the PTRS awards luncheon.

The 2018 TRI Program Committee is emphasizing sessions that fall within the following concentrations:

• Professional Development 
• Therapeutic Programming 
• Treatment Interventions & Strategies
• Recreation Therapy Competencies
• Research & Outcomes Measurement
• Access to & Advocacy of the Profession                    
• Curriculum Development & Higher Education
• Evidence-Based Practice & Outcomes
• CTRS Specialty Certification Areas

Call for Proposal Deadline extended: January 17, 2018
Call for Proposals 

2018 PA Parks and Recreation Conference & Expo

March 27-30, 2018
Kalahari Resort, Pocono Summit

The Conference is attended by over 400 individuals involved in the broad field of recreation, parks, and conservation. Attendees are managers of local, county, state, and federal recreation and park areas and facilities, aquatic facility managers, trail and greenway coordinators, local and state government officials, recreation and park board members, friends, and students in park and recreation college programs.

The 2018 Conference Committee is emphasizing sessions that fall within the following concentrations:
• Professional Development
• Urban Recreation
• Park Resource/ Facility Management
• Trails
• Inclusion and Accessibility
• Aquatics
• Program Coordination
• Social Media & Marketing
• Board, Committee, and Friend volunteers
• Organization/ Personnel Management

Call for Proposals