The Responsive Training Symposium (Training of Trainers)

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Nov 24 2020 | 1:00pm - Mar 4 2021 | 3:00pm

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The Responsive Training Symposium is sponsored by Maryland Family Network and approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. It meets the Office Of Child Care’s (OCC) “train the trainer session” training requirement for approved trainers.

With the current health pandemic, MFN’s Training of Trainers/Responsive Training Symposium will be conducted virtually. What is normally three full day modules has been reformatted to six half-day sessions, requiring assigned work to be completed and submitted before each of the half-day sessions.

Download the Registration Form.  Registration Deadline is November 13, 2020.

Introduction to Responsive Training

The first module in the series will provide participants with:

  • An introduction to interactive and creative training techniques
  • An emphasis on training basics including goals and objective, logistics, and needs assessment
  • What research shows about adult learners

The first module in the series is made up of two remote sessions. Each of those sessions has pre-work that must be completed and submitted prior to each of the two sessions.

Module 1/Session 1
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Module 1/Session 2
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

module 2: Using Interactive Training Techniques

The second module in the series, “Using Interactive Training Techniques,” will build upon the information from Module I by providing:

  • An understanding of how to provide meaningful adult learning experiences
  • Training methods to respond to participants’ needs
  • Continuing to explore what research shows about adult learners

The second module is also made up of two remote sessions. Each of those sessions has pre-work that must be completed and submitted prior to each of the two sessions.

Module 2/Session 1
Tuesday January 12, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Module 2/Session 2
 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

module 3: Extended Experiential Learning

Module 3, “Extended Experiential Learning,” will work with participants to:

  • Enrich their understanding of the cycle of experiential learning
  • An understanding of practical training pitfalls
  • Wrap-up the exploration of research on how to work with adult learners

The third module is also made up of two remote sessions. Each of those sessions has pre-work that must be completed and submitted prior to each of the two sessions.

Module 3/Session 1
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Module 3/Session 2 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.