Train the Trainer: Partnership and Community Collaboration Fundamentals
3-day Onsite Workshop and Webinar
USDA Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement (OPPE)
Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Closing Webinar: TBD
7100 Connecticut Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
There will be a shuttle to and from USDA each day.
Shuttles will leave NLT than 7:15.
Those seeking to take the shuttle should RSVP to PartnershipsandPublicEngagement@osec.usda.gov by COB on August 20.
Each day, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
All days will include a15 minute break in the morning and afternoon, and a 1-hour lunch break at noon.
Day 1: Wearing the Trainer’s Cap
Welcome, introductions and overview
USDA OPPE Strategic Priorities and Programs Overview
Focus on the Trainer
Focus on the Audience
Training Best Practices
Day 2: Teaching Partnership and Community Collaboration Practices
Introduction to instructional materials.
Cast a Wide Net: Community Collaboration, Stakeholder Analysis and the Spectrum of Public Engagement
Find the Common Threads: Collaborative Leadership, Partner Cultural Awareness, 21 Partnership Success Factors and Powerful Questions
Paddle Together: Active Listening and Persuasion
See the Possibilities: Leveraging Partnerships, Facilitation and Managing Conflict
Put the Wind in Your Sails: Partnership Assessment Tools and Accountability
USDA OPPE Outreach Applications
Day 3: Practice, Practice, Practice
Training team demonstrations: preparation
Training team demonstrations: delivery and peer critique
Reflections and Transitioning to the Filed
USDA OPPE: Making a Difference
Lessons Learned Webinar: Date TBD
This webinar is facilitated by Academy instructors and OPPE coordinators for OPPE NCR trainers. At the Lessons Learned Webinar, we will discuss regional workshop evaluations and gather feedback from NCR trainers about their experience as instructors. This webinar will be hosted following the first regional workshop presentation.
You will receive a link to this webinar via email. Participation in the webinar will complete your training to earn a Train-the Trainer Partnership and Community Collaboration Fundamentals certificate.
Certificates of Completion for Train-the-Trainer Workshop will recognize 40 hours of professional development for NCR trainers, including workshop and webinar participation, and preparation for the delivery for Regional Workshops.