Common Learning Portal - NPS

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NPS Education Professional FacilitatorTask: Facilitates educational experiences (on site & off site)Knowledge SkillsAbilitiesKnowledge of audience and resource knowledge of educational techniques and technologyknowledge of evaluation and assessment of educational programs (lesson plans and other educational materials)Professionally and effectively meets desired learning objectives and outcomes by using appropriate educational techniquesPresents themselves in a professional manner Engages learners with confidence Adapts programs accordingly and maintains good group municates effectively with staff and visitorsUses questioning techniques effectively and as appropriateCollaborates and creates rapport with educators (teachers, chaperones, etc.)Follows safety protocols (emotional, physical, and intellectual)Uses appropriate technology (face-to-face or at a distance) Ability to read your audience (learner- centered, engagement strategies, and accommodate accessibilities)Awareness of developmental level and diversity of audience (check for understanding and involves opportunities for visitors to co-create and interact with other visitors).Facilitates experiences where participants form opinions and think for themselves (be critical consumers of information) as well as practice collaboration.Task: Research and AnalysisKnowledge SkillsAbilitiesKnowledge of audienceKnowledge of program content and importance of staying currentKnowledge of data reporting (qualitative and quantitative)Knowledge of the effects of critical thinking and problem solving in studentsKnowledge of Scientific and Numerical LiteracyKnowledge of Visual LiteracyGathers and evaluates ?program statisticsAnalyzes information and draws conclusions based on best analysisReports program failures and successes Recommends modification to programs using positive, provisional, and specific languageSeeks feedback and incorporates suggestions into future programsPrepares and Maintains program supplies and materialsTo locate relevant journal articles and publications related to park resource and educational trends Effectively analyze and evaluate evidence, arguments, claims and beliefsSynthesize and make connections between information and arguments Solve different kinds of non-familiar issues/problems in both conventional and innovative waysTask: Stays current in Education Standards and TrendsKnowledgeSkillsAbilitiesAwareness of national standards, learning theories, technology, and emerging trends in the industry.Familiarizes themselves with program content and park interpretive themesApplies current education practice and standards to the facilitation of education programsIs skilled and confident in the appropriate application of new technologyAbility to research, access, and navigate applicable education materials, understand language of educationProvide opportunities for learners to access park resources and related educational materials.Ability to apply knowledge and skills appropriately in a variety of settings and situations (?)Ability to determine appropriate uses of technology ................
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