Texas Statewide Education and Funding Workshop - Georgetown, TX
Join Us in the Austin Area for the TRAPS Promotes Community Health & Innovative Partnerships for Play Event
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Georgetown Parks and Recreation
1101 N. College Street
Join us to share your vision, and discover evidence-based best practices that thoughtfully promote: physical activity, inclusive play, engagement with nature, and play value in a collaborative effort to improve the quality of life in communities across Texas.
Develop advocacy messages describing why play and recreation is essential to a healthier and happier society.
Apply research-based design best practices to create high-quality outdoor play and recreation destinations.
Discuss model projects, positive community outcomes, and the benefits of inclusion, physical activity, and nature engagement.
9:00am-9:15am: Arrival, registration, and light refreshments
9:15am-9:30am: Welcome and Introductions
9:30am-11:00am: Words on Play Part I: Turning Research into Practice
Why play matters? Why community health and wellness?
Fostering community health and wellness with evidence-based built environments
11:00am-11:30am: Words on Play Part II: Innovating and Coordinating Community Partnerships
Successful partnerships in your area
Leveraging relationships between schools and parks, public and private organizations
Networking Lunch: Rejuvenate mind and activate body
12:00pm-12:30pm: TRAPS Statewide Funding Initiative Overview
12:30-1:30pm: Words on Play Part III: Identify, develop, and implement successful partnerships and priorities for your project.
Identify priorities and goals for project
Discuss key strategies for overcoming challenges/barriers
1:30-2pm: Closing and Survey
Lunch, educational resources, and continuing education certifications will be provided. 3 PDH HSW/0.3 CEU/3.0 LU available