You might hear them gasp: ‘Ohhh – now I understand.’

I was honored when Christen Miller, newly promoted to visitor experience manager for Virginia State Parks, and Geoff Hall, Chief Interpreter at Hungry Mother State Park, invited me to be the keynote speaker and lead several training sessions for their annual spring interpretation training. I enjoyed five days at beautiful Hungry Mother State Park in … Continue reading You might hear them gasp: ‘Ohhh – now I understand.’

Beyond philosophy: A Sample Interpretation Strategy

Beyond philosophy: A Sample Interpretation Strategy There is a lot of philosophy, training and discussion about the character of a good interpretation effort. A lot of emphasis is placed on planning and delivering a program. NAI’s Certified Interpretive Guide training is 32 hours focused on the elements and character of a meaningful and memorable program … Continue reading Beyond philosophy: A Sample Interpretation Strategy