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Wed, Oct 02


Virtual Training via Zoom

October 2024 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training

The training will take place from 6 pm - 8 pm (eastern) on Oct 2, 9, 16, and 23. Deadline to register: August 25, 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.

October 2024 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training
October 2024 IF Collaborative Discussion Coach Training

Time & Location

Oct 02, 2024, 6:00 PM EDT – Oct 23, 2024, 8:00 PM EDT

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: 6 pm - 8 pm (eastern) on four Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, and 23

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? $265. 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? August 25, 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 September 13, 2024. Your registration fee minus the 10% processing fees will be refunded up until September 6, 2024. After September 6th, you will receive a 50% refund up until September 13, 2024. After 4pm eastern on September 13, 2024, we will no longer be able to offer refunds.


  • Training

    Sale ends: Aug 25, 11:59 PM EDT



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