Planning Individual Trainings


Materials in this section are designed to assist organizations and trainers to plan  individual trainings related to leadership and advocacy topics. Trainers are encouraged to look for additional information related to specific topics in the Family Leadership Learning Materials (link) section of the website.

NCDB Key Training Topics  Document icon .doc

This document provides an outline of key and optional training topics, with a list of sub-topics in each section

Texas Agenda Items  Document icon .doc
This document lists the key training topics for a leadership program developed by the Texas Deafblind Project

Identifying Training Needs


NCDB Family Leadership Needs Assessment  Document icon .doc
A comprehensive needs assessment which follows the key training topics offered through the NCDB Family Leadership training program.

Parents as Collaborative Leaders: Self-Assessment Survey  Document icon .doc
A comprehensive needs assessment covering many areas of leadership knowledge and skills.

Learning Style Assessment  Document icon .doc
A Brief Look at You as a Learner: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic

Learning Styles Presentation  Presentation icon .ppt
A Powerpoint presentation which focuses on different strategies for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners.

Technology Assessment  Document icon .doc
This self-assessment tool is designed to help participants understand their relationships with computers.

PCL Leadership Survey  Document icon .doc
This self-assessment has sections on Leadership Attributes and Skills, and Leadership Knowledge.

 

Sample Training Schedules and Agendas


Overview of Leadership Training Series

NCDB Leadership Training Schedule  Document icon .doc
Potential training schedule, which includes things to build into each training, and topics for trainings 1-3.

Introductory and Content-Specific Trainings

ABCs of Parent Leadership – Faciitator’s Guide  Document icon .doc
This agenda is for a 3-day introductory training in Colorado. The Participant Agenda could be made from this agenda by taking out the facilitator instructions.

NCDB Family Leadership Training #1: Family Leadership and Deaf-Blindness – Facilitator Agenda  Document icon .doc

NCDB Family Leadership Training #1: Family Leadership and Deaf-Blindness – Participant’s Agenda  Document icon .doc
Examples of agendas for a weekend training on the basics of family leadership and deaf-blindness.

NCDB Family Leadership Training #2: Leadership Within Different Systems – Facilitator Agenda  Document icon .doc

NCDB Family Leadership Training #2: Leadership Within Different Systems – Participant Agenda  Document icon .doc
Examples of agendas for a weekend training on local, state and national service systems and practicing family leadership within these systems.

NCDB Family Leadership Training #3: Communication and Building Agreement – Facilitator Agenda  Document icon .doc

NCDB Family Leadership Training #3: Communication and Building Agreement – Participant Agenda   .doc
Examples of agendas for a weekend training on family leader communication, partnership and conflict resolution skills.

Texas Deafblind Outreach Program: Being Effective Mentors & Growing As Leaders – Facilitator Agenda  Document icon .doc
An example agenda for a weekend training on family leaders as mentors to other families.

 

Powerpoint Presentations


Learning Styles Presentation  Presentation icon .ppt
A Powerpoint presentation which focuses on different strategies for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners.

NCDB The Power of Families  Presentation icon .ppt
This introduction to the Family Leadership Training Program outlines the basics of leadership, including definitions, identification of characteristics, and roles of family leaders.

ABCs of Parent Leadership Presentation  Presentation icon .ppt
This power point presentation provides an overview of parent leadership, including definitions of leadership, the topics of vision & goals, roles of parent leaders, and communication skills.

Parents as Collaborative Leaders: Defining Parent Leadership Presentation  Presentation icon .ppt
The objectives of this module are to define parent leadership, to describe the critical role of parents in the history of education of children with disabilities, and to examine the benefits and challenges of parents as leaders.