ZRA Annual Conference : Updates
2019 ZRA Hosted ICRM Exam Prep WorkshopMay 08, 2019
ZRA is excited to partner with the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) for the 12th consecutive year to provide information about ICRM certification and its relevancy, value and benefits to those Records and Information Management (RIM) professionals working in the Zoological Registrar profession. The 2019 ICRM Exam Prep session will be a half day focusing on the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) credential and will be held on Monday, 7 October 2019, at the Annual Conference hotel, Domaine Chatàteau-Bromont, in the Nouvelle Room. This is a great opportunity for ZRA members to learn more about the certification process and for current candidates to start their exam prep; it’s included in your full conference registration.
Agenda & Presenters
Adrienne Horrigan, MLIS, CRA
Manager Animal Records and Permits, Lincoln Park Zoo
Rae Lynn Haliday, MBA, CRM
ICRM Facilitator for ZRA, Registrar, Saint Louis Zoo
Certified Records Analyst (CRA) Sessions
ICRM Overview: Application to Certification and Parts 2-4 (CRA) Session
Overview: 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Part 2: 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Break: 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Part 3: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Part 4: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This is an ICRM Workshop for the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) credential and will include an introduction to the ICRM certification process including qualifications, application, exam administration and a detailed overview of the material covered in Parts 2-4 with sample questions. Technological advances have forever altered the way in which people and businesses communicate and manage information, and these changes impact records and information management in all industries including zoological institutions.
Parts 2-4 test your knowledge of the following topics:
Part 2: Records Creation and Use
Part 3: Records Storage, Retrieval, Conversion and Facilities
Part 4: Records Appraisal, Retention, Protection and Disposition
There is no better time to prepare for an exciting career in this space. Preparing for the CRA exams will give you expert-level knowledge in all of the areas of competencies noted above, and help you solve records-related problems and develop strategies for the animal records collections you oversee and manage.
This workshop is included with a member’s full or daily registrations. Use this link to Register, http://www.zooregistrars.org/conference/register. Contact Rae Lynn Haliday, CRM, ICRM Facilitator for ZRA, at firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss scholarship opportunities with ZRA or ARMA International Education Foundation (AIEF).