- About VSA
- Association Resources
- Professional Development
Visitor Studies Professional Self Assessment
If you are unsure about where to start in determining your plans for professional development as a visitor studies professional, it will be helpful to understand your strengths, weaknesses, and interests at this point in your career. Download and print the self-assessment form and fill in the provided table to get a sense of your current professional strengths and those areas that you would like to strengthen. Use the rubric in the document to assess your competencies.
Once you have an idea of your current professional profile, identify ways you would like to strengthen your knowledge, skills, and abilities in the various visitor studies competencies. Establish a professional development plan:
Step 1: Determine your learning goals. What do you want to learn in each of the competencies?
Step 2: Establish a time frame to accomplish your goals.
Step 3: Identify learning opportunities for each competency. Consider readings, courses, workshops, internships, work experience, and volunteer work.
2017 Conference Registration Now Open
Register today! Early Registration Rates end on May 25. REGISTER HERE
Detailed Session Schedule is Up!
Detailed Session Schedule is up! Check out the conference presentations and start making plans to join us in Ohio.
Call for Dining Discussions
Deadline to submit a topic is May 25. LEARN MORE
2017 Call for Posters
2017 Call for Posters is closed.
2017 VSA Conference
July 18 - 22, 2017