Trainer Renewal Information 

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

1. Trainer Renewal Application

2. Trainer Agreement and Release form

3. Documentation of "Trainer Orientation/LDE Overview Update"

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