Course: GSA Certification Training 2022

We are excited to welcome you to our organization! Below is this year’s agenda and planned presenters. Within 24 hours of each module, its page will be posted and will include the video, publications, resources, additional videos to further enhance your knowledge, and contact information for presenters. Watch your email for notification or check back for the link to appear to the left of each module below.

The password to access all the course pages including the Zoom link page and the module pages was given to you in class and in an email. Reach out to Kelly if you need it again.
Kelly Bryer, Executive Director • kelly@nhgsa.com • 603-851-8624 (phone or text)

** View our 2021 25th Anniversary Commemorative Yearbook

** Download a PDF of the agenda to print.

** Download a list of presenters and their contact information.


Module 1 – WELCOME – ABOUT GRANITE STATE AMBASSADORS
Tuesday or Wednesday, April 5 or 6, 2022

Welcome • NHGSA History • Getting to Know You • How GSAs Look at NH • NH Division of Travel & Tourism

Handouts to review before class:
Getting to Know You – Hats: download and print or have a paper and pen ready


Module 2 – OUTDOOR RECREATION
Tuesday, April 12, 9am-11am  Live online via Zoom
NH Parks & Recreation • Office of Outdoor Recreation • NH Rail Trail Coalition • White Mountain National Forest • NH Fish & Game


Module 3 – ATTRACTIONS AND HERITAGE TOURISM
Tuesday, April 19, 9am-11am  Live online via Zoom

Strawbery Banke Museum • The Cog Railway • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center • McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center • The Historical Society of Cheshire County


Module 4 – NH HISTORY
Tuesday, April 26, 9am-11am  Live online via Zoom 
4th Grade Quiz • Origin of Pineapple • Portsmouth Peace Treaty • NH State House 
Homework – NH Firsts


Module 5 – FALLING IN LOVE WITH NEW HAMPSHIRE – REGIONAL ROUNDUP
Tuesday, May 3, 9am-11am  Live online via Zoom

White Mountains Attractions Association • Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth • Lakes Region Tourism Association • Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce • Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce • NH Grand • Monadnock Travel Council
Homework: Great North Woods Video / Explore New Hampshire Worksheet


Module 6 – BUSINESS, INDUSTRY & EDUCATION
Tuesday, May 10, 9am-11am  Live online via Zoom

Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau • NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food • Manchester-Boston Regional Airport • NH Bed & Breakfast Association • Arts Alive Monadnock


Module 7 –  BECOMING A GRANITE STATE AMBASSADOR
The final Virtual Zoom session for Module 7 will be held Thursday, June 2 from 11am-noon.

Most of this module is pre-recorded. Be sure to visit the Module Seven Page to complete your coursework BEFORE our June 2nd meeting.

** TO SEE WHAT YOU’VE COMPLETED VISIT OUR ATTENDANCE PAGE.

– GETTING STARTED AS A GSA –

Hospitality the GSA Way • Why do People Visit NH • Hospitality from the Heart • How to participate as a GSA • Meet our Center Managers • meet GSA mentors • final exam • graduation• materials pick up