The training process for Tinkergarten Leaders includes the following components:
Reading and watching videos, which takes approximately 6 hours.
Participation in 3 online discussion groups, each of which are approximately 1.5 hours.
1 hands on group training, which takes about 5 hours.
Ongoing participation in online forums and virtual office hours.
This training is designed to prepare Tinkergarten Leaders to understand the curriculum and relevant Child Development concepts, learn to work with children in a way that facilitates learning in outdoor settings using the Tinkergarten curriculum, and to market and manage their classes. Continued support in all of these areas is available on an ongoing basis even after training is completed.