Southwest Education Meeting - Charlotte Co

Mar 23, 2023 09:00am -
Mar 23, 2023 03:00pm

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Event Description

Hosted by Charlotte County Community Services

Environmental Education and Leading Your Team!

Location information
Centennial Park Recreation Center | 1120 Centennial Blvd |  Port Charlotte, 33953

The Benefits of Natural Lands

This program will highlight the benefits to individuals within a community to keep, maintain and manage “Natural Spaces” and the processes/actions field professionals utilize to balance ecological health with recreational use.

Coaching a Championship Culture: Staff = TEAM
Every organization has a culture. The best coaches know that great culture beats scheme every time. These coaches work to develop a winning culture. To create a championship culture; develop a compelling vision, establish a positive environment and invest in your team. In a championship level culture, Staff = TEAM!

Understanding Staff Engagement and Performance 2023
A fresh look at staff engagement and performance and how being committed to staff engagement can be the answer to “The Great Resignation” and the phenomenon of “quiet quitting”.

Wild Child
The relationship between animals, children, and experience.
This session examines the relationship we have with different species and stacks it up against the actions and reactions of kids when interacting with wildlife.

Parks and UF/IFAS Extension
To support programming, education and data collection.
A look into how UF/IFAS Extension works with the Parks Department and the services and education that can be provided to Parks and Recreation to support and enhance client interaction.



Lonne Moore, Recreation Supervisor, Charlotte County Community Services

Mike Massoglia, Recreation Supervisor, Charlotte County Community Services

Jason Thompson, Sr. Environmental Lands Manager, Charlotte County Community Services

Marc Solomon, Recreation Superintendent, Charlotte County Community Services

Nathalie Smith, Parks Naturalist, Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources

David Outerbridge, County Extension Director, UF/IFAS Lee County



8:45 am – Welcome

9:00 am - Parks and UF/IFAS Extension

10:05 am - Coaching a Championship Culture: Staff = TEAM

11:10 am - Understanding Staff Engagement and Performance 2023

12:15 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm - Wild Child

2:05 pm - The Benefits of Natural Lands

Young Professionals Post-event networking will occur when everything is over.

Event Type:Education
Early registration ends on Mar 17, 2023.
Regular registration starts on Mar 18, 2023 and ends on Mar 20, 2023.
Late registration starts on Mar 21, 2023.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $45.00$60.00$60.00
Non-Member Fee: $60.00$75.00$75.00