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SCMAF Institute

52nd Annual SCMAF Institute

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2020 SCMAF Virtual Institute Opening Session

Welcome to the SCMAF Institute!

The SCMAF Institute will offer 12-15 educational sessions for park and recreation employees plus a general session, vendor fair, Cornhole Tournament and Trivia Bowl. The Institute is the largest SCMAF General Membership Meeting attracting over 300 members.


INSTITUTE GENERAL INFORMATION

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2021
CARSON COMMUNITY CENTER

INSTITUTE FEES

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

please email registration form to billbant@scmaf.org
email will be sent by the SCMAF office to confirm registration

TIMELINE*

*Timeline Subject to Change 


EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS


SCMAF is seeking proposals from high-quality presenters for innovative, timely and dynamic educational sessions to be presented at the SCMAF Institute. We are seeking speakers and facilitators who can challenge us to view/see health and recreation in a new light and help sharpen our skills essential to provide quality programming to our communities. All topics will be considered. Please contact Mary Sinclair if you are interested in holding a session.
 


2020 EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS OFFERED*

*speakers and topics subject to change

SESSION: Field Allocation Roundtable (JUST ADDED)
PRESENTERS:  April Batson, Recreation Superisor, City of Yorba Linda; George Dang, Recreation Supervisor, City of Duarte
DESCRIPTION: 
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Coordinators/Supervisors; Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Sports Programming

SESSION: How To Teach What They Don't Know They Lack & Improving Virtual Teams (CANCELLED)
PRESENTERS:  Frank Carson, Parks and Recreation Director, City of El Cajon; Shannon J. Bullock, Parks and Recreation Manager, City of El Cajon
DESCRIPTION: This session will have two primary focuses: First it will provide attendees the tools of how to teach employees the skills they don't know that they lack; Second, it will provide the tools essential to improve communication in virtual teams.
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors

SESSION: Impactivation: Let’s Blow It Up! (Postponed - Link for recorded session will be sent in the future)
PRESENTERS:  Frank Carson, Parks and Recreation Director, City of El Cajon; Lydie Gutfeld, Community Services Manager, City of Mission Viejo
DESCRIPTION: This session will focus on how to become an “Impactivist” and how we have an opportunity to “Blow Things Up!” Participants will be encouraged to reflect on best practices during the COVID Pandemic to build future successes for community enrichment through leadership skill sets, emotional intelligence, and forward thinking strategies.  Ignite the energy and extinguish the fear of being successful.​​​​​​​
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors; Sports Programming

SESSION: Special Olympics - "The Revolution is Inclusion"
PRESENTER:  Katy Cox, Community Services Coordinator, City of Rancho Cucamonga; Brianna Tavera, Community Services Coordinator, City of Rancho Cucamonga
DESCRIPTION: In Program
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors; Sports Programming

SESSION: Leadership in Transition
PRESENTER: Lydie Gutfeld, Community Services Manager, City of Mission Viejo
DESCRIPTION: Managers need to be connected to “their people” during times of change with renovations, staffing, budget, and reorganization.  Understanding the difference between change and transition can help managers to define a strategy for their teams to transform personally and professionally. Work to identify some of your leadership habits/practices/patterns and find concepts to help you become more aware of your reactions and their impacts on your work teams. Discover how practicing emotional IQ, mentoring and positive interaction can help a change situation and transition be less of a headache.
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors

SESSION: So You've Been Asked to Plan an Event
PRESENTERS:  Jenny Hanlon, Community Services Supervisor, City of Rancho Cucamonga; LaChelle Sutphen, Community Services Supervisor, City of Rancho Cucamonga; Mason Massey, Community Services Coordinator, City of Rancho Cucamonga
DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn the steps and processes needed to create successful events and provide them with tools to create event planning consistency in their organizaion.
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors

SESSION: Social Distancing and Video Conferencing Games and Activities for Staff and Participants
PRESENTER:  Ray Trinidad, Co-Founder, !Mpact Players
DESCRIPTION: Join our session to learn activities and games that are safe, interactive and fun regardless of our social distancing limitations.  Whether we are in a large open area or at home on our computers, explore new activities to help you interact and engage with colleagues and participants to build team and togetherness. Just because we are separated, does not mean we cannot connect!
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors; Sports Programming

SESSION: Creating Your Applicant
PRESENTERS:  Frank Carson, Parks and Recreation Director, City of El Cajon; Fa'amalo "Malo" Lutu, Recreation Services Supervisor, City of El Cajon
DESCRIPTION: This session will focus on strategies agencies have successfully used to create applicants for parks and recreation programming.  Attendees will be given at least four strategies they can utilize in their workplace to attract highest caliber applicants in a tight talent market.
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Recreation Leaders/Part-Time Staff; Coordinators/Supervisors; Sports Programming

SESSION: Tips and Tricks to Maintain Work Life Balance (Even While Working from Home)
PRESENTERS:  April Batson, Recreation Superisor, City of Yorba Linda; George Dang, Recreation Supervisor, City of Duarte
DESCRIPTION: Since Covid happened the lines between work and home have become even more blurred.  Learn some tips and tricks on ways to help you maintain that work life balance, if you're working from home or if you're still going into the office.  
TARGET  AUDIENCE: Coordinators/Supervisors; Sports Programming


VOLUNTEERS


SCMAF tries to provide the best programming for its membership and we are  looking for volunteers to help us with the 2020 Institute. Each volunteer will receive free registration and lunch and have a chance to attend at least two of the Educational Sessions throughout the day. Volunteers are needed for the following positions: Registration, Green Room (Speakers), 50/50 Raffle, Room Monitors and Vendor Fair.  
Thank you!

VENDOR FAIR

(THERE WILL BE NO VENDOR FAIR FOR THE 2020 INSTITUTE)
If you are a business looking to provide services or products to park & recreation agencies, districts, or departments, the SCMAF Institute is an excellent opportunity for your business to meet with these professionals. Nearly 300 park and recreational professionals attend this annual event.  Please contact the SCMAF Office if you are interested in being a vendor.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TBA

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Booth Space (6'x8') Includes Table and 2 Chairs
  • Company Listing in the Institute Program
  • Company Announcements During Program
  • Lunch

LEARN ABOUT OUR 2020 VIRTUAL VENDORS

Sponsored by David Volz Design

David Volz Design

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151 Kalmus Drive, Suite M8
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-641-1300
dvolz@dvolzdesign.com

Landscape Architectural design services.

Sponsored by INNOVATIVE PLAYGROUNDS COMPANY

INNOVATIVE PLAYGROUNDS COMPANY

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12407 E. Slauson Avenue
Whittier, CA 90606
(562) 693-5200
info@innovplay.com

Innovative Playgrounds is a resourceful partner, specializing in: sales, designs, and project management for BCI Burke Playground Equipment, safety surfacing, shade structures, and fitness/sport/site amenities.

Sponsored by KITTRICH CANOPY

KITTRICH CANOPY

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1585 W. Mission Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766
Joel Delgadillo
626-589-2225
joeld@kittrich.com

Kittrich Canopy is a premium pop-up canopy manufacturer located in Pomona, California. As a subsidiary of Kittrich Corporation, Kittrich Canopy benefits from nearly 40 years of design and production expertise. We specialize in commercial-grade pop-up canopies, custom banners, flags, table covers, recreational and commercial-grade applications to help you build your brand. Our specialty is helping our customers elevate their brand exposure with our high quality digital printing process. We only use state-of-the-art dye sublimation printers to attain optimal results.
We strongly believe that our attention to detail, customer service and out-of-the-box thinking have made Kittrich Canopy a leader in both service and innovation. At Kittrich Canopy, our customers will always be the top priority.

Sponsored by Los Angeles Clippers Youth Basketball

Los Angeles Clippers Youth Basketball

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1212 S. Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Evan Unrau
Manager, Youth Basketball
213-819-0289
eunrau@clippers.com

The LA Clippers Youth Basketball program is one of the top youth basketball programs in the NBA as it serves youth sports organizations across Southern California. Youth Basketball – and Jr. Clippers programming – is one of the four pillars of the Clippers’ work in the community through the L.A. Clippers Foundation. The program aims to level the playing field for youth in Southern California by inspiring children through the game of basketball and utilizing the team’s unique position to provide resources and opportunities that make a positive difference.  We partner with a wide range of different sports organizations from Cities, to YMCA’s, Club Teams, regional leagues etc.  

In the Jr. Clipper's program, partners receive clinics with Clipper alumni, Positive Coaching Alliance workshops for coaches and staff, access to Jr. NBA programming, and much more. You can learn more about what's included in this partnership here. Year-round the LA Clippers youth basketball programs also offers robust camps throughout Southern California. These camps include trained coaches, instruction from Clipper alumni and special guest appearances. Learn more here. As the Clippers organization continues to grow, our goal is to always provide the best possible experience for the athletes we work with and make a positive impact on their lives. We'd be excited to chat with you further about our programming. Go Clips!

Sponsored by Musco Lighting, Inc.

Musco Lighting, Inc.

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3002 Dow Ave., Suite 504
Tustin, CA 92780
800-659-0117
lighting@musco.com

Musco specializes in the design and manufacture of sports lighting.

Sponsored by RHA LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS-PLANNERS, INC.

RHA LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS-PLANNERS, INC.

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Doug Grove
6800 Indiana Avenue, Suite 245
Riverside, CA 92506            
PH: (951) 781-1930 ext 121  *  FAX: (951) 686-8091
dougg@rhala.com     

RHA Landscape Architects-Planners is an award-winning design firm that provides park and sports facility planning, park rehabilitation, historical site development and community consensus building.  They are LEED certified and provide sustainable site design as well as water conservation methods to help public agencies conserve resources and reduce maintenance costs.  Located in Riverside and a supporter of SCMAF for over 30 years, RHA works with public agencies throughout Southern California to design parks that make life better.

Sponsored by SCORE Sports

SCORE Sports

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726 E. Anaheim Street
Wilmington, CA 90744
800-626-7774
pae@scoresports.com

Score Sports has been part of the sports world since 1975. We are a leader in our industry, providing soccer, basketball and baseball apparel and accessories. SCORE provides quality products and excellent customer service.

Sponsored by Spalding-Dudley

Spalding-Dudley

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Brian Kelly
(413) 237-6944

Spalding and Dudley are committed to delivering the highest quality Basketball and Softball products to athletes of all levels.  Go to www.spalding.com for more information.




SPONSORS

Optimize your conference presence by becoming a sponsor of SCMAF's biggest educational training!

SCMAF welcomes sponsorship from companies and organizations who wish to show case their products and services and have the opportunity of networking with park and recreation professionals.