See https://www.facebook.com/lapathways for a Holiday message from Louisiana Pathways.  This post includes important year end information.

Trainer Renewal Information 

To renew your trainer approval, submit the following information to Louisiana Pathways at least one month prior to your expiration date. Note: If you are currently a Pathways approved trainer eligible for FastTrack approval, click here.

We have provided the necessary FILLABLE .PDF forms to submit.  (Download the .pdf file then select the open or save option.)  Downloading the form will allow you the opportunity to type your information into the form(s) and print for signatures.  (We are not accepting electronic signatures at this time.)

1. Trainer Renewal Application (If renewing as a FastTrack Trainer, you must have the bottom portion completed and signed.)

2. Trainer Agreement and Release form

3. Documentation of "Trainer Orientation/LDE Overview Update".  (After clicking submit on the Assessment, that part is complete and you will receive an email after your assessment has been graded.)

4. Current certifications (CLASS reliability, CLASS trainer, TS Gold Trainer, TS Gold Inter-rater reliability), if applicable (not mandatory).

5. For Independent Trainers only:  Documentation of 9 clock hours of training in adult learning/presentation skills appropriate for training child care personnel. Note: FastTrack trainers will participate in training in adult learning at the discretion of their supervisor/administrator.

Guidelines for Training in Adult Learning/Presentation Skills

Online Training in Adult Learning: 

NSU Child and Family Network --To determine which sessions to take, click on "Online Workshop Topics" (in the box on right hand side), then on Train the Trainer Sessions. 

Care Courses--Facilitating Staff Skill Development                              

Child Care Education Institute-- Adult Learning: Theories and Strategies for Trainers and Directors

Child Care Exchange-- Training Early Childhood Staff  

Ed2go-- Teaching Adult Learners