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Training Workshops

SDR offers annual facilitation training workshops in Tucson and Flagstaff, at reduced cost, to enhance the understanding and skills of our partners, provide more affordable access to facilitation training, and increase the capacity and effectiveness of our work together. These training workshops are open to all interested.

Facilitation Training (Tucson) 

Dates: January 9-10, 2020

Location: University of Arizona, Tucson

Instructors: Tahnee Robertson, Larry Fisher, Colleen Whitaker, Julia Sittig


Click here to register for both days or a single day

Full Training 

Thursday-Friday, January 9-10, 2020
Cost: Regular Registration - $200;  
Student Registration - $150. Scholarships are available.  Lunch included.

Descriptions: see below

Introduction to Facilitation only

Thursday, January 9, 2020
This interactive, 8-hour training will help prepare you to design and facilitate successful meetings in natural resource and community development settings. We will:

     • explore the many applications of facilitation
     • introduce key principles and best practices
     • practice specific tools and methods to design and facilitate meetings, from small teams to large public meetings.

Cost: Regular Registration - $125; Student Registration - $85. Scholarships are available.  Lunch included.

​Intermediate Facilitation only
Friday, January 10, 2019 
This intermediate level, 8-hour training will deepen your facilitation knowledge and skills ​through: 
      • additional tools and techniques
      • complex scenarios
      • intensive opportunities for skills practice
Prerequisite: SDR Intro to Facilitation or equivalent training and facilitation experience.

Cost: Regular Registration - $125; Student Registration - $85. Scholarships are available.  Lunch included.

Facilitation Training (Flagstaff

Spring 2020 date TBA