• Senior Professional Clause

    Well-experienced park professionals will be considered for direct awarding of Certified Park Professional International (CPPI) upon completing their CPPI application. Subject to eligibility.

    Click here to learn more »

  • How Do You Measure Up?

    Whether you work in urban design, green planning, park and public land management, recreation, landscape architecture, horticulture, or the like, the World Parks Academy's competency framework represents your profession!

    Learn more about CPP competencies »

    Learn more about CPPI competencies »

  • Become a Member of World Urban Parks Today!

    The World Urban Parks (WUP) is a unique international organisation that represents parks, recreation, amenity, cultural, leisure, and related services. WUP membership is required for CPP or CPPI certification.

    To learn more about World Urban Parks, click here »

  • Professional certification demonstrates a commitment to your profession; helps to showcase your skills and experience; and establishes you as a continuous learner. Apply for the Certified Park Professional (CPP), or if you are already certified as a CPP, for the Certified Park Professional International (CPPI) today.

    Click here to view a complete list of all CPPI award recipients »

  • Upcoming Free Webinar: Whitewater Recreation 101

    With Presenters:
    Scott Shipley, S2O Design and Engineering
    Scott Martin, River Heritage Conservancy

    March 20, 2019 10:00am (EST)

    To sign up, visit our training partner at provalenslearning.com »

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WPA Webinar Series Recordings are Available

During 2016 WPA plans to present a free webinar every month. Webinars are offered live twice each month. Following the live presentation, recordings will be available to view at your convenience. If you would like to see them without registering for CEU credits just click in below. If you want CEU credit for participating in a webinar you will have to register for the program. Just go to the training tab on this website and look for the webinar for which you want credit in the “Past Events” section at the very bottom of the training tab.

Here are the links for the January and February 2016 Webinars:

January: Professional Development: A look at WPA certification and process
February: History of Parks: Conceptual Justification for Developing and Maintaining Parks
March: Urban Green Structure Development in the Most Densely Populated City of Norway
May: Parks and Public Health Issue Mitigation: A Case Study

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