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Become a Coach

The Interactivity Foundation offers regular trainings for educators or community members to become a Collaborative Discussion Coach. After this training, coaches will be able to design and offer their own certificate program in classrooms, communities, or workplaces.

Training Program Content
The Collaborative Discussion Training is a 15-hour, small group, interactive workshop designed to 

  1. Introduce participants to key collaborative discussion concepts

  2. Dive deep into the Collaborative Discussion Toolkit and IF pedagogy

  3. Model how to facilitate collaborative discussion activities

  4. Share practical and ready-to-use collaborative discussion resources

  5. Practice collaborative discussion skills and habits in small working teams

  6. Connect participants in a learning experience and broader community of practice

  7. Construct a draft certificate program design


Propose a Cohort Training for Your Team or Community!


When May 31st to June 6th, 12 pm - 3 pm EST*
Where Online, with small group breakout sessions and 1-on-1 consultations
Who The training will be limited to 8 participants

Who should apply? Anyone interested in offering a certificate program and helping others to develop collaborative discussion skills, in particular: educators, librarians, community leaders, student leaders, business and professional development managers

How much does it cost? All IF Collaborative Discussion Trainings are free of charge

Deadline Applications will close on Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

*Note: There will be no training sessions on Saturday and Sunday. You can use this time for working with your small group.

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