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Planning Effective Projects

  • Wednesday, April 03, 2019
  • 9:00 AM (PDT)
  • Thursday, April 04, 2019
  • 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Ecology's Central Regional Office, Yakima (Union Gap)
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In this 2-day interactive workshop, you will learn how to conduct an assessment, use a logic model to plan a new project or reassess a current one, and prepare for a meaningful evaluation. You'll also learn project planning practices that will help you incorporate accountability and strategic thinking, reveal assumptions, and create a targeted effort with measurable results. This workshop is taught by national trainers from NOAA's Office for Coastal Management.
(14 AICP credits/ CEP points)

*This class was formerly called Project Design and Evaluation. It has been updated and streamlined to make even more applicable to your specific project.

Instructors:  Pam Kylstra is a program development specialist with the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. She develops and delivers training programs, serves as an evaluator of coastal programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR), and provides facilitation services for the coastal resource management community, including Sea Grant, NERRs, and other federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. Ms. Kylstra holds a Master of Science in marine resource management from Oregon State University’s College of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in zoology from North Carolina State University. She also has completed certification courses in instructional design, facilitation, and mediation.

Liz Lasicki is a training specialist at the NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Liz delivers trainings on project design and evaluation and adapting to coastal risk. She also provides meeting facilitation services. She graduated from the Coast Guard Academy and served as Coast Guard officer interdicting drug smugglers in the Caribbean and conducting search and rescue missions in the Pacific Northwest. After obtaining her Master's Degree in Human Resource Development, she worked as a performance consultant for AT&T and then went on to own her own IT consulting company for over 10 years.

Washington State Department of Ecology 


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