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Train-the-Trainer Affiliate Program

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The C-STEM Train-the-Trainer Affiliate Program allows district/county office of education staff, experienced teachers, and  college/university faculty of C-STEM Affiliates to become certified C-STEM Trainers who can provide C-STEM professional development for teachers  in their district, county, or geographic area.

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C-STEM College/University Regional Train-the-Trainer Affiliates

C-STEM College/University Regional Train-the-Trainer Affiliates may offer C-STEM certified training through collaboration with C-STEM certified trainers.  These partner organizations of colleges and universities collaborate with the UC Davis C-STEM Center to offer quality C-STEM  training in their area. The Affiliate offers the standard training such as C-STEM 2-Day Academy and 1-Week Institute  on Integrated Computing and STEM Education with fees at the standard C-STEM rates for K-14 teachers, which makes the C-STEM College/University Regional Train-the-Trainer Affiliate program self-sustainable . This is a great opportunity for a college to forge a strong collaborative relation with their local K-12 schools to close the achievement gap and develop talent pipeline.  For more information on how an organization can become a C-STEM  College/University Regional Train-the-Trainer Affiliate,  please contact us for more information.

Please note that not all organizations qualify to become a C-STEM Affiliate due to requirements on size of population served.  Affiliate organizations are selected deliberately to ensure adequate training availability in each geographic area; if an area is already served by a C-STEM County/College Regional Train-the-Trainer Affiliate, we will not add additional affiliates in that area.  Please download the  Application for a C-STEM College/University Train-the-Trainer Affiliate

C-STEM District/County Train-the-Trainer Affiliates

C-STEM District/County Train-the-Trainer Affiliates may offer C-STEM certified training through collaboration with C-STEM certified trainers.  These partner school district/county office of education collaborate with the UC Davis C-STEM Center to offer quality C-STEM training for teachers in their own school district. The Affiliate may conduct training for teachers in different subjects and different grade levels  anytime.   For more information on how an organization can become a C-STEM District/County Train-the-Trainer Affiliate, please download the Application for C-STEM District/County Train-the-Trainer Affiliate

The annual subscription for a District/County Train-the-Trainer Affiliate is $5,000.

The District or County Office of Education can send C-STEM trainers to a Train-the-Trainer Institute to be certified. Registration is required to attend the Train-the-Trainer Institute.  Each trainer for attending the Train-the-Trainer Institute costs $500.

C-STEM Trainers

To become a certified C-STEM Trainer, there are eligibility requirements related to programming, teaching, and coaching/mentoring experience.

C-STEM Trainer Requirements:

A C-STEM trainer must meet the  following criteria:

  1. Have attended a previous 1-week C-STEM Institute on Integrated Computing and STEM Education.
  2. Meet one of the qualifications below:
    1. Have more than one-year teaching experience on C, C++, or Java in a middle school, high school, or college.
    2. Have taken C, C++, or Java course in a college with a passing letter grade and more than 3-years teaching experience in math and CTE subjects in a middle school, high school, or college.
    3. Have taught one or more of the year-long C-STEM curricula in its entirety for more than two years in a middle school, high school, or college.

Coaching and mentoring experience is a plus.

A C-STEM trainer must attend a C-STEM Train-the-Trainer Institute in order to provide a certified C-STEM training. C-STEM trainers must collaborate jointly with a C-STEM Train-the-Trainer  Affiliate.

If you have any question, please contact us.