DCM’s Coastal Reserve training opportunities
DCM’s Coastal Reserve Coastal Training Program is offering two free workshops in April:
Controlling Microbial Pollution in Your Community
Presented from 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. April 7 in Beaufort, this workshop will address why microbial pollution is a threat to water quality, public health and local economies; discuss how the Coastal Stormwater Rules and stormwater structural best management practices can control microbial pollution; introduce emerging technology in detecting microbial pollution; and demonstrate through a case study how you can become actively involved in controlling microbial pollution in your community.
This event is designed for local elected and appointed officials, local government staff, and local health department staff.
Project Design and Evaluation Workshop
Presented from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13-14 in Beaufort, this two-day course provides the knowledge, skills and tools to design and implement projects that have measurable impacts on a targeted audience. The interactive curriculum is designed to increase the effectiveness of projects by applying valid instructional design theory to their design.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Describe the context of project design and evaluation within the scope of agency and organization missions, strategic plans, and established program niches
Apply appropriate instructional design theory and practices to project development
Explain the role of logic models in project design and evaluation and create logic models for their projects
Use performance measurement as part of project evaluation
Describe three types and four levels of evaluation that can be applied to extension and education projects
Participants are welcome to bring their own projects to the workshop for logic model development.
Intended audiences include: local elected and appointed officials; state and local government staff; and nonprofit and citizen organizations.
For more information on either workshop, and to register, visit: http://www.nccoastaltraining.net/Scheduled-Workshops/92.aspx