Certified Trainer Institute

Build capacity within your agency to train teachers on the DRDP!

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Get to Know:

  • How to present material using the latest adult learning strategies
  • How to deliver DRDP training with fidelity
  • Content and delivery for two DRDP trainings




The Desired Results Certified Trainer Institute (CTI) prepares trainers to provide Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) teacher training. After fulfilling prerequisites*, participants must complete an eight-session virtual training program, which includes presentation skills training, co-training with institute faculty, and a final certification process. Certified trainers receive access to the DRDP online conference center and may provide unlimited training as part of their job duties within their agency. Maintaining certification includes attendance at quarterly update webinars.

Dates:  January 29-February 4, 2025

  • January 29, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • January 30, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • January 31, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • February 3, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • February 4, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Cost: $6,500 tuition**

Registration: Please complete the CTI application and the statement of understanding listed below

* To fulfill prerequisites, trainers must observe and participate in DRDP and Meaningful Observation training presented by a certified trainer or complete and submit certificates for DRDP modules 1-5 from California Early Childhood Online (CECO).

** Training includes all certification costs, a teacher training sample kit, and the one-year subscription fee for the conference center.

Please fill out the application and the statement of understanding listed below to receive more information and notification of the upcoming Desired Results CTI.

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