503 - Developing Your Professional Self
Heather Specht, Superintendent of Recreation, SSSRA; Annie Heart, Superintendent of Safety and Operations, West Suburban Special Recreation Association; Ryan Massengill, Superintendent of Recreation, Gateway Special Recreation Association
Is your goal to be promoted or become a superintendent of recreation? This session is for professionals looking to advance in the therapeutic recreation field and seeking advice on developing their professional selves and leadership styles. Five superintendents from various special recreation associations will discuss their career paths and how they earned their current positions; offer suggestions about professionalism, leadership, and interviews; and answer any questions you may have.
- Reflect on your leadership style and determine what type of professional you want to become in your career.
- Learn the key traits that a hiring supervisor seeks and how to become the best candidate to be promoted.