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Train the Trainer Workshop for Board & Committee Members
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1-day training for RMSAWWA Board Members, Committee Members and RMSAWWA trainers. If you don't fall into one of these categories but are interested in this workshop contact Ann Guiberson at 720-404-0818. Attendees will learn how to increase the effectiveness of your training by using: • Adult learning methodologies to increase learning and retention; • Tools, tips, and strategies to make training design easier; and • Techniques to increase participant interaction and engagement.

When: 1/11/2018
8:00am Registration 8:30 Workshop Begins
Where: American Water Works Association Headquarters
6666 W. Quincy Ave
Denver, Colorado  80235
United States
Contact: Ann Guiberson, Executive Director

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When:                Thursday, January 11, 2018         Location:   AWWA Training Center, 6666 W Quincy Ave, Denver, CO 80235

Time:                  8:00am (Registration/Continental Breakfast)     8:30am - 4:00pm (Seminar/including lunch)

RSVP:                  Visit the RMSAWWA Website to RSVP.   Please RSVP by January 3, 2018.

Train the Trainer Outline:

1) Providing training to reach adult learners

·       Understand how adults learn

·       Improve learning and retention

·       Know the difference between a sage-on-the-stage and a guide-on-the-side


2) Designing effective training

·       Apply a 3- step process for developing a needs analysis

·       Create effective learning objectives

·       Determine the right amount of content

·       Structure training to optimize learning

·       Measure success

3) Identifying appropriate engagement strategies

·       Balance presentation and engagement

·       Apply different engagement strategies, when to use and how to apply


Instructor: Jeff Oxenford is a Training and Technical Assistance Specialist for the Rural Community Assistance Partnership and Principal at Oxenford Consulting.  He currently develops training curriculum to support RCAP and AWWA trainers nationwide and has delivered over 150 technical presentation and workshops. He conducts Train the Trainer workshops for RCAP network partners, AWWA, ABC, and AWWA sections.  He has over 30 years of experience with the water supply industry and has worked for the Water Research Foundation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. He has an M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a B.A. in Chemistry and Environmental Management from Warren Wilson College.

Questions:  Contact Ann Guiberson, RMSAWWA Executive Director at or 720-404-0818.