The purpose of this two-session workshop series is to prepare youth development professionals to design and implement effective youth programs. This training will specifically focus on:
- Identifying and understanding diverse learning styles, and their impact on training facilitation
- Increasing knowledge and understanding of evidence-informed training practices
- Developing a planning framework to incorporate best practices into teaching and training
This series aligns with core knowledge and competencies for youth work professionals that have been developed by the National Afterschool Association (NAA) and the Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN).
The NAA core knowledge content area addressed:
- Learning Environments and Curriculum: Creates a high-quality learning environment and implements age-appropriate curricula and program activities.
Intended Audience: program managers, program coordinators and front-line youth professionals
This training series is approved for the Ohio Department of Education Professional Development and Step Up to Quality.