Online Training Modules for Animal Program Participants




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Online Training Modules for AZA's Animal Program Participants

The AZA's Conservation & Science Department has put together five online training modules for Animal Program Leaders, Institutional Representatives (IRs), Institutional Liaisons (ILs), and individuals interested in becoming involved in AZA's Animal Programs. These modules provide helpful hints on navigating the AZA website and the Animal Programs Database, as well as downloading certain documents and contact information. Click on the header for the module that you want to review, which takes you directly to the video.

Animal Program Web Resources

This module will walk you through how to find the Animal Program Handbooks, Program Leader applications, the Program Leader Portal, the Animal Program Vacancies page, and the monthly Animal Programs Update.

How to Navigate the Animal Programs Database

This module will walk you through the Animal Programs Database, and show you how to search for Animal Program pages and documents most efficiently. Also included in the video are the differences between being logged in and being logged out of the AZA website when navigating this database.

How to be an Institutional Representative (IR)

This module will walk you through how to find the Animal Program Handbooks, where you will find more details about Institutional Liaisons (ILs) and Institutional Representatives (IRs). Then the video will discuss in detail about how to find documents through the AZA website, where to find a PDF guide to help you navigate the Animal Programs Database, the Animal Programs Sustainability Designations, and the Animal Programs monthly update.

How to be an Institutional Liaison (IL)

This module will walk you through where to find the Animal Program Handbooks where you will find more details about ILs and IRs. Then the video will discuss how to manage your Institution’s Institutional Representative (or IR) list, including downloading your IR list, removing an IR from a Program and designating a new IR. The video also shows you where to find a PDF guide to help you navigate the Animal Programs Database and IR lists, and where to find the Animal Programs Sustainability Designations.

How to Get Involved in AZA's Animal Programs

This module will walk you through all of the web resources and first steps to becoming involved in AZA’s Animal Programs. Today I will show you how to find the Animal Program Handbooks, Program Leader applications, the Animal Program Vacancies page, the Program Leader Portal, and how to navigate our search Animal Programs Database.