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Bill Whitley is Certified Parks and Recreation Executive

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Bill Whitley is Certified Parks and Recreation Executive

Posted on 09/21/15

September 21, 2015, Monroe, NC – Billy J. Whitley, division director for Union County Parks and Recreation, successfully completed the requirements for certification as a Park and Recreation Executive on Sept. 10.

The certification is administered through the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) establishes a national standard for managerial, administrative and executive parks and recreation professionals. This mastery-level credential focuses on the practical knowledge and current real-world skills necessary in today’s changing park and recreation environment.