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More Than a Rainbow 101
Train the Trainer

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More Than A Rainbow - 101 Train the Trainer

Sponsored by Columbia Regional Educator Network at the Columbia Gorge ESD

When: March 6th, 9:00 - 4 pm 

Location: Columbia Gorge Community College, Building 2, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Prerequisite: Attendance at ONE of the More Than a Rainbow 2 hour sessions.


**Your district will be reimbursed for sub costs should you require one to attend.


The purpose of this training is to provide local organizations often called upon as an LGBTQ2SIA+ resource an opportunity to become certified in facilitating a research-based, best practice focused workshop regarding youth safety and resiliency. 


Coaching Leaders shares their More Than a Rainbow Workshop agenda with participants and helps them grow their facilitation skills and knowledge around research and best practices to introduce educators, counselors, case workers and youth providers to issues concerning LGBTQ2SIA+ youth so they may develop skills to work effectively with all youth in their care. 


This Training of Trainers prepares participants to lead the More Than A Rainbow two hour workshop. The TOT is a 6-hour, live, intensive workshop including opportunities for participants to experience the agenda with a facilitator’s lens and grow their facilitation skills. Each participant will have an opportunity to facilitate pieces of the agenda during the live training. Participants receive a training agenda and materials necessary to facilitate the workshop, as well as a facilitator’s guide. 


Who should attend: Anyone who would be providing professional learning to people who work with LGBTQ2SIA+ youth, or people who want to build their capacity for facilitating adult learning.

Time Commitment: Prior to attending the TOT participants are expected to have completed the following: 

• Participate in the 2 hour workshop prior to attending the TOT 

• Review the workshop agenda and materials

• Complete facilitator self assessment 


Please reach out to Desirae Bellairs ( or Gabrielle DeLeone ( of the Columbia Regional Educator Network with any questions!

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