Training is a core element of the 2020 SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition. This year, the SAIA will be offering its Train the Trainer course Virtually through its internationally acclaimed SAIA University (SAIAU) Training Program.

This is a great opportunity for new Accredited Training Institute (ATI) instructors to fulfill their training requirement, while experienced instructors have a chance to brush up on their teaching and presentation skills.

We recommend that you register early since class sizes are limited and to allow ample time to study beforehand. Course materials will be sent upon receiving your registration. 

*Please note that all training classes are separate events from the Convention and incur an additional fee.
A $75 processing fee will be assessed for all training class cancellations.


Train the Trainer Facilitator Skills Workshop | September TBA | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This interactive, 8-hour course is a hands-on approach to the improvement of teaching and learning skills. Participants will review basic ideas about training and adult learning skills, check current practices, and practice their presentation skills. Students will be encouraged to try new instructional strategies and techniques within the safe environment of a group setting. In this workshop, you will have an opportunity to

  • understand the importance of effective instructional skills,

  • practice a variety of training tools and techniques,

  • recognize the importance of establishing a positive learning environment,

  • use learning objectives to inform students of expectations and intentions,

  • understand the different learning styles of participants, and

  • become familiar with the SAIAU Training Program content.

This workshop develops competence and confidence as an instructor; it is suitable for novice and seasoned instructors alike. This course meets the skills training requirement for new SAIA ATI instructors.

Course Fee: $245 (SAIA member)  
                   $345 (Non-Member)