Thursday, December 20, 2012

52 Ways to Use Your VRPS Membership: Week 1, Alphabet Soup

Week One:  Alphabet Soup

by Nancy Turnage, VRPS Central Office

Below is a partial list of certifications/designations within the VRPS membership community.  Need some input from a Certified Forester?  How about a Landscape Architect?
  1. Login to VRPS.
  2. Go to Membership Directory.
  3. Enter the certification in the "Designation" field
  4. Enjoy the results.

Don't forget to update your own record for yourself and your colleagues.

Stay Strong, Relevant, and Engaged.

  • ADC (Activity Director, Certified)
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • AFO (Aquatic Facility Operator)
  • APRP (Associate Park and Recreation Professional)
  • ARC (American Red Cross)
  • Boater Safety
  • CAA
  • CAE (Certified Association Executive)
  • CCM
  • CPO (Certified Pool and Spa Operator)
  • CTCB (Certified Tennis Court Builder)
  • CTP
  • CVENT (Event Management, Web Surveys, & Email Marketing)
  • CYSA (Capitol Youth Soccer Association)
  • Certified Forester
  • E&A
  • Ed. D (Doctorate of Education)
  • Ed. M (Masters of Education)
  • Ellis (Swimming Instruction)
  • FIT
  • FMP (Facility Management Professional)
  • FSM (FIFA Soccer Manager)
  • First Responder
  • IT
  • ILTP Instructor (International Leadership Training Program)
  • LA (Landscape Architecture)
  • LGI (Lifeguard Instructor)
  • LGTI (Local Government Training Institute)
  • MA
  • MBA (Masters of Business Administration)
  • MES
  • MPA (Masters of Public Administration)
  • MS
  • NSCA-CPT (National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Personal Trainer)
  • Network Administrator
  • Ph. D (Doctor of Philosophy)
  • RAA
  • RLA
  • RYT (Registered Yoga Therapist)
  • Virginia Landscape Architect
  • WSIT (Water Safety Instructor Training)