Train the Trainer Traveling Workshop . State 4-H Leadership Council. Purpose of a Traveling Workshop. Consistent educational message Current and/or relevant topic selected, developed presented by members of the state council - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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Train the TrainerTraveling Workshop State 4-H Leadership Council
Purpose of a Traveling WorkshopConsistent educational messageCurrent and/or relevant topic selected, developed presented by members of the state councilIntended Audience 4-H adults and teens who provide leadership at the local club level Train the Trainer
ExpectationsStudy and know the materials!Present workshop(s) at local club or within home county for experience.Each Cluster representative will present two (2) different traveling workshops per year to each of their counties fall and spring semesters ExampleFall workshops: Parli-Pro 101 or Marking a Difference one project at a time.Spring workshops: Treat with Service or Parli-Pro 101 or Making a Difference
At-Large representatives will visit each county at least once per year to conduct designated team programming/traveling workshop.This does not include county visits, appearances, camps, speakers bureau, etc.Professionally dressed in polo/khaki slacks or skirt or full uniform.Complete an Activity Request prior to leaving the county
ExpectationsTrain the Trainer definedAs a professional you are to be well acquainted with the materials, where they can be downloaded and how they are to be used.Do not stand before the group and read materials feel comfortable and confident in the content as a TRAINER.
Train the Trainer definedIt is your responsibility to explain why and how the materials will strengthen a local club and its membership.This is done by doing a sampling of the activitiesand an overview of the materials.The workshop is not to develop the skills of the participants but to provide a tool they feel confident in using in their leadership role club, county, districtA minimum of one hour will be necessary to do justice to the content and participants and be worth your time and travel.
Scheduling appointmentsContact leadership: county officer(s) and/or county educatorAllow 1-2 months lead time so the event can be publicizedBe sure they understand that a minimum of one hour is necessary for the workshopIn writing, confirm all dates, times, location, equipment needs and room set-up. Reconfirm a minimum of one week in advance.Be sure all printing has been sent to the county 2-3 weeks in advance.
Lesson Plan - ExamplePurposeObjectivePreparationLife SkillsMaterials Needed Lessons:4-H Meeting Gone Wrong4-H Meeting MentorMeetings, Motions and Messes
Content of each Lesson: Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan continuedLife Skills we learn in a 4-H meeting.Cooperation to work or act together for a common purpose or mutual benefit.Contributions to Group Efforts to give or supply along with others for a common purposeManaging Feelings expressing ones feelings appropriately and in proportion to circumstance.Critical Thinking strategies for analyzing, comparing, reasoning, and reflecting focused on deciding what to believe or do; discovering meaning; building connections with past learning.
Life Skills Defined: Lesson PlanEducational HandoutsDesigned for the participants/club membersContent teaches skills/knowledgeSome contain activitiesHandouts complement the lesson content.Fact Sheets: Be well read
Experiential LearningParticipants experience the activity perform or do it.Participants share the experience by describing what happened to them.Participants process the experience to determine what was most important and identify common themes and experiences in the group.Participants generalize from the experience and relate it to their daily lives.Participants apply what they learned to a new situation.
Fact Sheet 4-H.VOL.118Foundation of 4-H Educational Experience
Group ProcessingDoReflectApplyKey to ProcessingDo not ask a question and quickly give the answer. Keep asking questions to get the audience to come up with the answer.Open Ended QuestionsLesson Plan
132011 State Leadership Council OrientationFallGrowing as a Youth LeaderSTEPSpringGoing Green: one project at a timeDiscover and Uncover2011-2012 Traveling Workshops
2011 State Leadership Council Orientation14Q & A Time
Experiential Learning ModelPfieffer and Jones 1985