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This article explores 10 communication secrets of great leaders (plus a bonus one!) and reveals why "the message" has nothing to do with the messenger.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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This article covers some of the 18 most common work e-mail mistakes we make and easy ways to avoid them and use e-mail more efectively.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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Participants will gain a working knowledge of photogrammetry and learn about associated equipment, field work planning and techniques, processing, and products.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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In this Forbes article, author, speaker, and founding partner of Proteus, Ericka Anderson, shares 5 core qualities that make great mentors great.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Have you ever experienced a conference call or virtual session that didn't quite meet the mark? Here are 5 tips on how to improve.
Published by: | Content Team: Distance Learning, Service Wide Skills

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This article explores how the most resilient individuals and teams are the ones that fail, learn, and thrive, and reveals five tips for boosting resilience.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Learn eight habits of highly productive people that can help you save time, streamline your workload, limit distractions and become more productive.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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Read the article “Importance of Good Attitude at Work” by Julie Boehlke to learn how a positive work attitude can help your career growth.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The Albright-Wirth Grant Program (AWGP) is a developmental opportunity that annually awards funding for personal and career development projects to NPS employees. The application period is now open until January 10, 2020.
Content Team: Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors
Updated December 4, 2019

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The ALDP is a foundational development program for aspiring entry-level leaders (GS 5-7 and WG equivalents) that is currently in revision and anticipated to launch in FY20.
Content Team: Aspiring Leadership Development Program, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors
Updated July 7, 2020

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Use this worksheet to identify what you expect to gain from your mentor relationships; after completing the worksheet, you will be able to communicate more effectively with your mentors.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Service Wide Skills

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This series of videos demonstrates how to take a bock of text and use it to create a clear and compelling visual sequence Images and Formatting.
Published by: | Content Team: Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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Learn how archeologists use relative and absolute dating methods to determine the age of sites, artifacts, and the behaviors they represent.
Published by: | Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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These two resources provide mentors and mentees with an opportunity to evaluate their relationship.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Service Wide Skills

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This full-length video walks you through the basic functionality available to you in PowerPoint and demonstrates how to use each effectively.
Published by: | Content Team: Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basics of wood window preservation, including documentation, stripping, scraping and sanding, back-bedding and glazing, and painting.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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BEST Preservation Workshops will cover historic resources that occur nation-wide and continue to use the Vanishing Treasures curriculum to share problem-based and hands-on learning.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Updated August 12, 2020

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Blended learning (or flipped learning) is quickly gaining popularity among RTOs in Australia. There are many reasons for an organization to choose blended delivery.
Published by: | Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Internship program providing young people with an overview of landscape management practices through educational workshops and hands-on field experiences.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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This downloadable PdF has self-assessment activities that will help you better understand and manage your emotions in the workplace.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals, Washington D.C. Area Support Office (WASO)

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The DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution (CADR) is offering upcoming virtual trainings in specialized conflict management and communications skills for all DOI employees.
Published by: | Content Team: National Capital Area- NPS Region 1

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Wondering where you want to go in your professional career? Explore these career development resources to help you determine which ladder you want to climb!
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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Be more productive at work and feel less stressed by using these simple tips to help you avoid the most common time management mistakes.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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List of several free online courses in different specializations given by different universities
Published by: | Content Team: Midwest Region, Service Wide Skills

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In this course, participants will learn how to effectively plan and implement all phases of an oral history project and will explore how interviews can in turn help inform preservation treatment plans.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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The Cultural Resources Training Catalog for 2020, offering both in-person classroom and online courses for National Park Service employees
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Listen and learn why traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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In this workshop, students examine historic structures in the field and record conditions on a site-wide scale in an effort to identify the root causes of building failure.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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DOI University is a department-wide training organization that offers courses covering a broad range of topics to increase the skills of all DOI employees & other federal, state, and tribal employees.
Published by: | Content Team: National Capital Area- NPS Region 1, NPS Career Fields

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Design Thinking can help the NPS create memorable experiences for park visitors that leave a lasting impression.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Service Wide Skills

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Learn how you can integrate job aids into your learning strategy to promote learning comprehension.
Published by: | Content Team: Learning and Development, Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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In this class participants will inventory of their values, interests, skills, and needs and learn how to develop and implement an action plan to further their career. 
Content Team: Service Wide Skills
Delivery: Distance

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This video discusses the importance of developing a professional online presence to better market yourself to current and future employers and peers.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This online module explores methods of planning and executing an effective career development path.
Content Team: Service Wide Skills
Delivery: Distance

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When is training appropriate? Learn how a simple rhyme can help you decide.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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This video highlights the ways we need to change our thinking about what we put on our slides and how we do it.
Published by: | Content Team: Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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Learn how to decide on and prioritize tasks by urgency and importance, sorting out less urgent and important tasks which you should either delegate or not do at all.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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There are huge amounts of little tips to help you go through the corridor of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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Espyr is the leading behavioral health company developing innovative solutions for maximizing human and organizational potential. Learn how to access free trainings available to DOI employees.
Published by: | Content Team: National Capital Area- NPS Region 1

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An on-boarding buddy provides immediate support and guidance in order to help new employees become productive and engaged members of your work unit.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The DLG is helping the interpretive community extend physical training events into the digital space via distributed learning technologies.
Content Team: Distance Learning, Service Wide Skills
Updated January 9, 2020

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The following toolkit is intended to support parks/programs/teams in having the conversations necessary to make progress on difficult subjects such as racism, sexism, ableism, as well as other forms of oppression and privilege with staff. In our second century, The National Park Service must reckon with the ways our internal organization, systems, and cultures may
Published by: | Content Team: Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Welding school might be for you! Welding school offers the opportunity to further your career and perfect new skills, and a good one is much easier to find than you think.
Published by: | Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Have you ever considered doing a detail? Explore these tips as you consider finding detail opportunities to develop your professional development.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The Federal Acquisitions Institute offers free online classes for Contracting Officers, Contracting Office Representatives, and Project Managers
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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Learn more about the General Services Administration (GSA) and how it can help you make your administrative role easier.
Published by: | Content Team: Administration, Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields

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Learn how to use the RBMS Point of Sale (POS) for collecting fees, managing passes, remitting and depositing collections, and running financial reports.
Published by: | Content Team: Recreation Fees, Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields

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This article reminds us to get out of our comfort zone, and to live life with courage and vulnerability, so that we can be our best selves.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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This course discusses the options available when you're trying to get your career on the right track, from in-house job changes & lateral moves to promotion planning.
Content Team: Service Wide Skills
Delivery: Distance

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GovLoop is a site for people in and around government that provides articles, discussions, online trainings, and research guides.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This guide contains useful tips and tactics for communicating up, down and across, as well as engaging your audience and effectively receiving feedback.
Published by: | Content Team: Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields, Service Wide Skills

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Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how treatment decisions are developed, how resources are evaluated, and how compliance, laws, and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards are directly connected to the work performed by trades personnel.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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This workshop will introduce students to historic masonry preservation with a focus on the properties and weathering of masonry system components, and the use of traditional methods for repair.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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A list of all the learning activities that are required as part of the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Learning Series.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations

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Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Preservation, Historic Structures

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Learn about the above-ground, noninvasive and minimally-disturbing, invasive techniques archeologists use to make informed decisions about where to investigate.
Published by: | Content Team: Archeology, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Take this short quiz to discover specific ways you can improve your work efficiency through enhancing your time management skills.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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This video discusses common myths about what what makes a presentation succeed or fail and offers practical tips on improving your next presentation.
Published by: | Content Team: Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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Learn five ways to kick-start your career through continued learning, setting goals and challenging yourself to learn more.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This recorded webinar focuses on how to write about complex subject matter that can be understood and enjoyed by a wide audience.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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In this article my Mark Murphy, learn an 8-question script that can ease your manager's anxieties and stop micromanaging in its tracks.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This video discusses how our thoughts, positive and negative, shape our lives and determine the levels of our success and happiness in our lives.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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This document supports the Digital Individual Development Plan Pilot sponsored by NER, NCR, and SER and provides examples of Developmental Activities.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This document supports the Digital Individual Development Plan (IDP) Pilot sponsored by NER, NCR, and SER. It includes IDP examples.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This document supports the Digital Individual Development Plan Pilot sponsored by NER, NCR, and SER.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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This video introduces some underutilized PowerPoint functionality and demonstrates tips and tricks for improving your PowerPoint productivity.
Published by: | Content Team: Trainer Toolbox, Service Wide Skills

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This workshop provides an introduction to Integrated Pest Management, with special emphasis on pest issues in parks located in the Northern Rockies.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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Trainees will build on science foundations for preserving wood windows and focus on lead safety, joinery, dutchman repairs, and fabrication of rails, stiles, and muntins.
Content Team: Western Center for Historic Preservation, Training Centers
Delivery: Classroom

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The Interpretive Development Program offers the following training opportunities to support your skill development with interpretive media.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Media

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News You Can Use Landscape Culture is a quarterly newsletter publication for landscape stewards prepared by the NPS Park Cultural Landscapes Program. Please find past issues of the newsletter below. SUMMER: Read the Summer 2019 edition (PDF) Replanting John Muir’s Victorian Garden 1 Selecting Nursery Stock Part 2: Plant Inspection Employee Spotlight: Lanette King Pests
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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What is a learning organization and how do leaders create them and sustain them?
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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This lesson plan helps trainees analyze an example of an audience centered experience to illustrate how ACE builds on a familiar foundation of skills.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Leadership

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This lesson plan guides interpretive trainees through activities and examples that investigate two types of audience centered questions.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Leadership

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This "Recognizing and Reducing Bias" lesson plan [PDF] explores our knowledge of self through the Johari's Window. It is targeted at a seasonal audience.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields

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Designed to take learners - both new to audience centered experiences and those versed in the concept - through an investigation of the four truths.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Leadership

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Guides trainees to identify good skills they already use, and consider how to build from there to include more audience centered strategies.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Foundations of Interpretation

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This "The Why of ACE" lesson plan [PDF] helps learners explore why we do what we do, what value parks have for society, and new trends in interpretation.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Leadership

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This lesson plan guides interpretive trainees through activities and examples that investigate two strategies for categorizing audience centered questions.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields

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This lesson plan helps interpretive trainees examine the qualities of good audience centered questions, using sample questions they develop themselves.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Leadership
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