Technical Assistance

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Peter Turcik

We help Chesapeake Gateways and partners learn—often from each other—and put into practice the best of inclusive interpretation, stewardship, and community-building. We are currently working on building capacity within the off to provide technical expertise and will update this page with directions on how Chesapeake Gateways and partners can request and receive technical assistance.Our focus has been outlined in the 2022 Chesapeake Gateways Strategic Plan [Uploaded Document: Strategic Plan]:

  • We will concentrate our technical assistance on advancing Chesapeake Gateways four core initiatives and actions, especially those that demonstrate the greatest potential for success.

  • We will provide priority technical assistance for Chesapeake Gateway partners, including resources and tools on best practices, techniques to enhance equity and inclusivity, a cross-network mentor program and customizable templates of interpretive and communications content.

  • We will leverage Chesapeake Gateways technical assistance to provide support for underrepresented communities and capacity building for organizations led by and serving underrepresented communities.

  • We will provide technical assistance for developing inclusive interpretation, programming, and experiences at Chesapeake Gateways for underrepresented communities.

Last updated: June 29, 2023