I am a Relationship Based PD Generalist / Specialist (Coach) and I want to...
become a WA State-Approved Trainer

State-approved trainers provide ongoing learning opportunities that support the mastery of core competencies, introduction of instructional strategies and foundational concepts in child and youth development and program administration.  State-approved trainers may provide workshops, host online trainings, facilitate professional learning communities that will count toward the training requirements for licensed child care professionals referenced in WAC 110-300. More information can be found here: https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/Quality_Assurance_Program_Guide.pdf



  • Must be approved as a trainer by DCYF
  • Meets the trainer competencies
  • Understands Washington’s guiding frameworks
  • Understanding of adult learning theory and instructional design
  • Knowledge of the content area of the offered training


Educational Pathway:

Minimum of an Associate Degree

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