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Sat, Jan 04


Virtual Training via Zoom

January 2025 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training

The training is on Jan 4 from 12 pm - 6 pm (eastern). Deadline to register: November 17, 2024 Seats will be limited. Once this training is full, you can register for another training or check the event description for a link to join a waitlist for this training.

January 2025 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
January 2025 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training

Time & Location

Jan 04, 2025, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Virtual Training via Zoom

About the event

Register for the Interactivity Foundation’s (IF) Collaborative Discussion Coach Training. This training is limited to 10 participants to ensure interactive, hands-on engagement. After completing this training, certified collaborative discussion coaches will be able to offer their own certificate programs in classrooms, communities, and workplaces. Coaches are able to award certificates & digital badges to participants who successfully complete their certificate program.

By the end of the Collaborative Discussion Coach Training you will have...

  • Deeper understanding of key collaborative discussion concepts
  • Greater familiarity with the Collaborative Discussion Toolkit and intentional design of toolkit activities
  • Access to Coach Only Resources, assessment suite, certificate program templates, and more!
  • Administrative support to award certificates and digital badges in collaborative discussion   
  • Access to post-training one-on-one consultations with the program director and support team 
  • Invitation to monthly gatherings, workshops, webinars, and opportunities to join working teams  
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing community of educators, dialogue practitioners, and civic professionals 

When: 12 pm - 6 pm (eastern) on Saturday, January 4, 2025

Where: Online via Zoom, with small group breakout sessions

Who should register? Anyone interested in becoming a certified IF Collaborative Discussion Coach. Open to educators and staff (higher ed and K12), librarians, community leaders, civic consultants, teaching assistants and graduate students, professional development managers, and others passionate about the power of discussion to build collaborative intelligence. 

How much does it cost? $425. We are able to offer a discounted price due to the generous support of the Interactivity Foundation. Our programming should never be cost prohibitive. Please contact us if a scholarship is needed.

When is the deadline? November 17, 2024

Questions? Contact Ritu Thomas at

Once the training is full, please complete this form to join a waitlist for this training or register for a future training on the CDP calendar.

Refund policy: If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Ritu at before December 13, 2024. Your registration fee minus the 10% processing fees will be refunded up until December 6, 2024. After December 6th, you will receive a 50% refund up until December 13, 2024. After 4pm eastern on December 13, 2024, we will no longer be able to offer refunds.


  • Training

    Sale ends: Nov 17, 11:59 PM EST



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