REGISTER-CERTIFIED CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES

Below, you will find upcoming courses for continuing your professional education that have been certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Read more about the CPE Certification Program here.

 


 

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December 2018

Forensic Archaeology: Theory and Practice

December 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Kimberlee Sue Moran, MSc, RPA This two-hour seminar will introduce participants to the intersection of archaeological and forensic methods and techniques.  Through this course, participants will learn the ways that archaeology can provide standards of best practice for crime scene investigation. Participants will become familiar…

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January 2019

Metals Managed: Using X-radiography to Identify, Document, and Sample Corroded Iron

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructors: Sara Rivers-Cofield; Kerry S. González   Description: Archaeologists are in need of better strategies for managing assemblages of corroded metal artifacts, especially nails. There is an affordable middle ground between storing artifacts that will never be properly identified or conserved, and discarding without proper documentation and…

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February 2019

How to Prepare for a Job in CRM

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructors: Both instructors are employed as full time permanent CRM archaeologists, with different backgrounds, years of experience, and regional specializations. Sarah Herr has 20+ years of CRM experience in the US Southwest and has a Ph.D. level education. LK Schnitzer has 5+ years of CRM…

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Addressing Orphaned Collections: A Practical Approach

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Danielle Benden is owner of Driftless Pathways, LLC, a small museum consulting company near Madison, Wisconsin.  She provides guidance on collections planning and rehabilitation projects including the design/redesign of curation facilities, develops interpretive exhibits, and offers professional development training for small museums and historical…

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March 2019

Grant and Research Proposal Writing for Archaeologists

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: As a professor at Boston University, John M. Marston has designed and taught a formal course for advanced doctoral students titled “Proposal Writing for Social Science Research,” in which students write from scratch actual research proposals for their doctoral research (e.g., NSF Dissertation Improvement Grants).…

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April 2019

Public Speaking for Archaeologists: How to Tell a Story, Not Give a History Lesson

April 1 @ 12:00 am
Online

Instructor: Dr. Joseph Schuldenrein Geoarchaeology examines the relationships between changing landscapes and the archaeological sites associated with them. This introductory course examines the science behind ancient soils and landforms on the one hand, and human activity, settlement geography, and site preservation on the other. This sub-discipline…

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May 2019

Public Speaking for Archaeologists: How to Tell a Story, Not Give a History Lesson

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Matthew Piscitelli Heritage managers increasingly rely on dedicated volunteers and concerned stakeholders to serve as citizen scientists in the field, assisting with non-disturbance monitoring and recording of sites threatened by looting, erosion, development, sea level rise, and climate change. FPAN has had success in creating…

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Geoarchaeology: Foundations, Research, and Practical Applications For Heritage Management

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Joseph Schuldenrein This course on geoarchaeology from Joseph Schuldenrein examines the relationships between changing landscapes and the archaeological sites associated with them. It focuses on ways to use geoarchaeological principles to develop efficient project strategies.

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June 2019

Persuasive Writing for the Public

June 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Nicola Jones This seminar will enhance archaeologists’ abilities to meet our responsibility to the public, particularly in recognizing “a commitment to represent Archaeology and its research results to the public in a responsible manner.” In learning to craft persuasive essays, participants will be better…

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July 2019

Biface Technologies Workshop

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 12 @ 5:00 pm
3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97230.

Instructors: John L. Fagan, Terry L. Ozbun, Marci Monaco This two-day workshop emphasizes hands-on production and analysis of percussion and pressure biface reduction technologies. Additionally, stages of reduction, as well as the tools used in the production of bifaces, will be studied. The workshop will…

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