Trainer Connections Online Resources

Need help planning trainings?

View our online directory and Find Your Coach.

Looking for, Policies, FAQs or Clarifications?

Visit the Trainers Credential Page.

Core Competency Lookup

Lookup a keyword, find competencies, matching core content area, and training level.

Training Length Calculator

Use this tool to calculate how long each section of your trainings should be, and check your lengths.

Trainers Authoring Toolbox

Google Spreadsheet with recommended tools (many FREE)
and places to find content (images, audio, video clips, etc)

Connect with us on Facebook

Join our Facebook group to view Marketing Monday, Toolbox Tuesday, Resource Friday, and upcoming events.

Trainer Connection Event Archive

You can also watch Trainer Connections events in the YouTube App on your electronic devices.

Subscribe to @ccaky on YouTube.

May 2024 – An Introduction to the World of Podcasts

Where to Listen to Podcasts

Podcast Authoring and Hosting

Suggested Podcasts

Search for these in your favorite podcast player.

  • Out of Ratio
  • Creative Training Techniques
  • Self-Care for Educators
  • Train Like You Listen
  • The Early Childhood Nerd
  • The Everything ECE Podcast

March 2024 – Tips and Tricks for Training Planning

January 2024 – Powerful Proof: Data and Digital Badging

November 2023 – Let’s Talk Marketing

October 2023 – Storytelling

August 2023 – Picture Perfect

June 2023 – Tech Playground: Using Flip for Video Discussions

May 2023 – Trainers Institute Recap

April 2023 – Trainer Observations

March 2023 – Simple Tools for Engagement and Learning

January 2023 – Content Review Games You Won’t Forget

November 2022 – School Age Training Needs

October 2022 – Refresh Self Care

September 2022 – Let the Games Begin

August 2022 – Closings that Complete the Learning Cycle

July 2022 – Build Your Business by using Evaluations to prove Transfer of Learning

June 2022 – Synchronous Hybrid Training

May 2022 – Trainers Institute Recap

April 2022 – Grow Your Confidence as a Presenter

March 2022 – Using QR Codes in Training

February 2022 – Refresh with Reputable Resources


June 2021 – Incorporating Music Into Training


February 2021 – Beef Up Your Training with Debriefs

January 2021 – Energizers!