Relevance in Education
- What makes your park relevant to young audiences?
- What makes your education program relevant to young audiences?
- Where do you want to see your education program in 2-3 years?
This resource was created for the Developing and Implementing Curriculum-based Education Programs and Services virtual course. If interested in this course, review this course description.
In this resource, you’ll find guiding questions, activities, and additional resources. It will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
How to Use this Resource:
- Complete the below activities.
- Review and use the Additional Resources at the bottom.
- Leave a review (how useful was this resource?).
- Join our group in the CLP Commons.
- What does relevance mean to you?
- How does your meaning of relevance impact education at your park?
- How does your meaning of relevance impact the NPS?
- Discuss the definition of relevancy defined by the Office of Relevancy, Diversity and Inclusion with your education team, partner, or colleague:
“We achieve relevancy when all Americans are able to establish a personal connection to the National Park Service parks and programs and find meaning and value in the mission of the National Park Service.”
- Jot down five ways your park is relevant to young audiences.
- Complete Section 2 of this Education Action Plan (share this plan with your team; it’s also recommended that you complete the entire plan).
- Share next steps in becoming more relevant to young audiences (discuss with a co-worker or your education team).