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Division director Tim Slavin earns Certified Facility Manager credential

Written on: July 21st, 2016 in News

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Director Tim Slavin has recently been credentialed as a Certified Facility Manager by the International Facilities Management Association, one of the world’s most widely recognized associations for facility-management professionals.

Tim Slavin

Tim Slavin

Facility management is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure the functionality of the built environment through the integration of people, place, process and technology. Individuals who have earned the Certified Facility Manager credential have demonstrated expertise in the field through their work experience, education and successful completion of an exam that covers 11 competencies that make up the facility management body of knowledge. Since the program began in 1992, more than 3,100 facility managers from 32 countries have earned the Certified Facility Manager credential including nine individuals from Delaware.

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Tim Slavin has served as both the director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and as Delaware’s State Historic Preservation Officer since 2005. His responsibilities include, among others, management of five museums and more than 40 state-owned historic properties across the state.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates re-opening of Fort Christina National Historic Landmark

Written on: July 21st, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Landmark is situated on the approximate site of the first permanent European settlement in Delaware.

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Delaware General Assembly passes resolution commending the National Historic Preservation Act

Written on: July 19th, 2016 in NewsPreservation

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the act’s passage.

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Division to sponsor 18 special events during August 2016

Written on: July 18th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

History meets sci-fi, vintage classical-recordings and the raid on the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.

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Buena Vista Movie Night to feature “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” on Saturday, July 23, 2016

Written on: July 14th, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Outdoor, family-fun night also includes activities, music and food.

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Video commissioned by the division celebrates archaeology in Delaware

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Video created in celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

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Division honored with preservation award

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

2016 Bamberger Historic Preservation Award recognizes improvements to four state-owned historic properties in New Castle.

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Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.

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“Listen Up!”: How About Something Different?

Written on: June 28th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Division’s spoken-word program finds new ways to connect young people with history.

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History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

Written on: June 23rd, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.

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