Teaching and Learning Principles
for Pet Professionals Program

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Summer program starts Saturday, July 9, 2022 (FULL!)
Fall program A starts Friday, August 19, 2022
Fall program B starts Saturday, September 17, 2022


This 9-hour program will provide participants with an overview of adult learning principles, the ADDIE model for instructional design, and large and small groups facilitation principles.  This program consists of three, 3-hour live and interactive sessions.  At the end of this program, pet professionals will be able to apply the content learned to enhancing small and large group classes as well as educational program design and content for pet owners, staff, and volunteers.

Please note that each session builds on the next.  You must complete Session 1: Adult Learning prior to Session 2: Addie; and complete Sessions 1 & 2 before Session 3: Facilitation fundamentals.  However, you can mix Summer series sessions with Fall series sessions. Each session will require participants to engage in active discussion and activities and will not be recorded.

Program learning objectives:
Articulate the considerations for adult learners when designing training interventions
Describe the principles and practices of instructional design using the ADDIE model
Determine effective facilitation strategies for a variety of content and design elements and audience characteristics

Series cost (includes $35 Kolb assessment):
Non-shelter attendees: $400
Shelter staff or volunteers: $275 (use the SHELTERTEACH discount code to save $125)

Session registration cut-off dates:
Summer series: July 4, 2022, at 3:00 pm PDT

Fall series A: August 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm PDT
Fall series B: September 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm PDT

Session and series dates:
Summer series
Session 1: Adult Learning -- July 9, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)
Session 2: ADDIE -- July 30, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)
Session 3: Facilitation Fundamentals -- August 13, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)

Fall series A
Session 1: Adult Learning -- August 19th, 4:00 pm (PDT) / August 20th, 9:00am (AEST)

Session 2: ADDIE -- September 16th, 4:00 pm (PDT) / September 17th, 9:00am (AEST)

Session 3: Facilitation Fundamentals -- September 30th, 4:00 pm (PDT) / October 1st, 9:00am (AEST)

Fall series B

Session 1: Adult Learning -- September 17, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)

Session 2: ADDIE -- October 1, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)

Session 3: Facilitation Fundamentals -- October 15, 2022, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)