Professional Development Committee
To provide diverse opportunities to elephant professionals, EMA has developed a program that will provide elephant keepers the opportunity to expand their knowledge and husbandry experience. This program has been designed to enable elephant keepers to work at other institutions to familiarize themselves with different management styles. Participants should expect to spend three to five days at the host facility. Click here for full program guidelines.
EMA has selected facilities with different management styles to maximize the potential for enhancing participants' expertise. Currently participating host institutions are:
To participate in the program, please complete the application form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants are responsible for all accommodation, including hotel, meals, and travel. Two $500 scholarships are available annually to assist with travel costs.