Individual must hold at least one IFPS certification before attending the Instructor Training Workshop (ITW.)
Maintain IFPS membership and certification(s).
Register for and attend an Instructor Training Workshop (ITW.) Do not to make travel arrangements at registration time. The workshop schedule is fluid; once we have a firm head-count and presentation timings, You will be notified to make your travel arrangements.
Select a topic from the topics list and prepare to present the selected topic for 40-minutes, with a 5 minute Q&A session.*
An AI applicant must sign an AI agreement upon completion of the ITW.
The AI workshop is a one or two-day workshop to acquaint you with the IFPS certification program and to assess your instructional abilities. It is not a program to teach instructor skills, but rather, to assess your instructor skills.
What will be covered during the Workshop:
Deep dive into IFPS programs will be covered in a ½ day session.
The applicant will conduct a 40-minute presentation with a five minute Q&A session. Note: Speaking for less than 40 minutes will result in an incomplete assesment.
At least 14 days prior to the Workshop - Submit a presentation outline on the selected topic. The outline should be submitted by e-mail as a .DOC, .PPT, etc. In lieu of an outline, full presentations may be e-mailed.
Assessments: You’ll be assessed by three CFPAIs and workshop peers. The assessment is based on a numbered scale; you must score 3.0 out of 5.0 to be approved as an IFPS Accredited Instructor. CFPAI assessments count as 75% of your score and workshop peers as 25%. You are expected to assess your peers' presentations in addition to being assessed by them.
Assessments are based on:
Knowledge of topic,
Public speaking aptitude,
Appropriate use of training materials and aids,
Ability to follow submitted outline, and
Question and answer session.
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