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Train the Trainer Certification Academy
February 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am – February 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
City of Avondale
Lauren Twigg


The city of Avondale is sponsoring a Kids at Hope Module II (AKA Train the Trainers) on February 27 and 28. This training will debut our new 7th Edition Module I Funbook and our new Practitioners Guide. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience this training for the first time or refresh your skill set.

February 27 & 28

8:30am – 4:00pm 

Avondale City Hall 

Spaces are limited so don’t wait too long…

Please RSVP by Monday, February 25!  

Need more information – contact Lauren Twigg, Community Engagement Coordinator,

This is a great opportunity to add to your training cadre and do it with our new funbook! Please feel free to share this information.


Beyond all theory, research, evaluations, and practices one significant question remains:

Why do some children succeed and others fail?
As importantly, what can we do about it?

 The answer to these questions can transform society for evermore.

Module I – Train the Trainer provides answers to these questions and a plan to ensure every child succeeds, without exception.

Exploring the science of hope, optimism and success and how it can be instilled in all children without exception. Exploring a cultural strategic framework and how an entire campus/organization/community can support the success of every child. Practical application of evidence based protocols in support of a child’s success is also discussed.

This certification training event prepares individuals and teams to present Module I to their colleagues and other interested parties. The academy explores the knowledge, principles and technical skills related to Module I. Graduates of the Train the Trainer Certification Academy are faculty members of Kids at Hope University and are granted the rights to issue a certificate in Hopeology to those who complete the Module I course.


Being one of the younger treasurer hunters as well as a Kid at Hope, I wanted to say the hope tunnels do really make a difference during the first week of school. I attend Westwood high school and having all those familiar as well as unknown faces there for encouragement along with uplifting messages does really make a difference in how students (including myself) start the year off. I just wanted to say thank you for the dedication and positive difference you’ve been making around St.luci…
Amanda FrederickC/O 2014 @ Fort Pierce west-wood high school Member of youth leadership 2011-2012