Family Service Credential: Training of Trainers

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 5
Agency Contact: Ruth Chvojicek
Agency Assistant: Julia Jiannacopoulos 608-745-5423
Location: Champlain Valley Head Start
19 Roosevelt Highway Ste #305
Colchester, VT 05446
Facility: meeting room
6/18/2018 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
6/19/2018 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
6/20/2018 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
6/21/2018 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
6/22/2018 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM


Interested persons, with appropriate skills and experience, who will implement the Family Service Credential within their local agency. Participation in the Family Service Credential direct service staff training prior to attending the training of trainers is not required but is highly recommended. Recommended prerequisites for participants at this level include:

  • In-depth direct service experience working with families
  • Experience in training adults and knowledge of adult learning practices
  • NOTE: If you participated in T the T PRIOR to 2012 it is highly recommended that you attend the T the T again as a refresher and to ensure you are using the most up-to-date materials which have been aligned with Head Start Framework.

Participants will:

  • Experience the Family Service Credential content from the trainer facilitator’s perspective
  • Learn and apply training and facilitation skills
  • Learn how to integrate knowledge of adult learning principles into the facilitation of the content
  • Learn how to implement the assessment and portfolio component of the Family Service Credential
  • Assess and reflect on personal facilitation capacities
  • Receive follow-up individualized mentoring during back-home implementation
  • College credit available in some locations

TRAINER:  Kathy Boisvert 

Champlain Valley Head Start
19 Roosevelt Highway Ste 305
Colchester, VT 05446


Hampton Inn & Vermont Event Ctr
42 Lower Mountain View Dr
Colchester, VT 05446
802-655-6177 (reservations) or call ?802-318-9032 (Direct) to talk with Christine Hungerford or Tiffany (Sales Coordinator) if you need rooms and the block is full.
Hotel: Online Reservation
Rates from $129 per night
*The special room rate will be available until May 20th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. 

You can pay via credit card using PayPal when you register - you do not need a PayPal account.
When paying for the training by check, PO, money order: please include a copy of your MyQuickReg confirmation email.
Make checks or PO payable to: CESA 5-Family Service Credential
Mail payment information to: CESA 5, Attn: FSC, 626 E Slifer St, Portage, WI 53901. 

COST:  $1200/person ----- if PAID IN FULL by May 20, 2018 - DISCOUNTED PRICE OF $1100 - Save $100!

• Content Questions: Ruth Chvojicek phone: (608) 745-5405 or
• Registration Questions: Julia Jiannacopoulos -

Registration Instructions for Out-of-State registrants:
STEP I: Create/save your profile
STEP II: Register for the event
STEP III: Choose payment type

Family Service Credential Full Refund if canceled MORE than 4 weeks before a training.
Participants who cancel LESS than 4 weeks, or for any reason do not attend, will be billed the full fee.
This cancellation policy supersedes the policy listed below.

Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.