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Online Training: Leading an Online Training or Webinar

Monday, June 1st, 2020 – 2-4pm US Eastern Time (Waitlist Started)
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 – 7-9pm US Eastern Time

Amidst COVID-19, we aim to make online workshops as accessible as possible. Fees are sliding scale; please use accordingly for access to these tools, including naming your own fee. Fees support participants unable to pay, and keep our program sustainable.

The use of online trainings and webinars is key to building the kind of power necessary to take on the problems and solutions organizers are tackling today.


Whether trying to introduce a concept to a large audience, including less-mobile activists whose participation is crucial to the change we seek or reducing our carbon footprint by minimizing travel, more and more information is being distributed online. These trainings often rely on one-directional power points, leaving trainers wondering how much participants absorbed.

This online training covers tools and techniques you can use to develop and lead interactive and engaging webinars, regardless of your technology or budget. Learn how to leverage the benefits of training online while being able to read your group and train on hard content.

This is an interactive online training.  Come prepared to participate fully, just as you would an in-person interactive training.  Be prepared to connect from a quiet place on a computer with headphones.  A computer with a webcam is recommended for maximum connection.  High speed internet will give you the best experience.  Details for how to connect to the session will be sent to you prior to the day of the training. The training will introduce resources you can use after the training

Length: 2 hours


This workshop costs $35 – $200 US, sliding scale based on income. If you are being sent by an organization with an annual budget over $200,000, we request you pay a fee of $200 US.


If your income is… $15,000 $15,001 – $25,000 $25,001 – $35,000 $35,001 – $45,000 $45,001 – $55,000 over $55,000
You Pay… $35 $55 $75 $95 $120 $150

If you are being sent by an organization with an annual budget over $200,000, the fee is $200 US.

  • Recognize key challenges and benefits to learning synchronously (“live”) online, and the related common pitfalls of webinar approaches
  • Recognize how much of their face-to-face training techniques they can apply online
  • Have tools and approaches they can apply immediately to increase the engagement and effectiveness of their virtual trainings, regardless of the software they will be using
  • Have tools and techniques for “reading” participants and gauging learning during their online trainings

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP? People who rely on technology to train content remotely and want to increase their effectiveness using interactive and experiential tools. We welcome a range of experiences – from beginner online trainers to those with more experience. Some face-to-face experience is helpful for this training.

CONTACT For more information please contact Zein (


“Mind blown.”

“A model of how online learning can be done well and creatively.”

“Chock-full of new ideas for improving my remote trainings!”

Complete Online Training Series

This workshop is part of our Online Training Series. You can enroll in the complete Series to get the most out of the tools and techniques we’ve developed around online training and facilitation. The complete Series also includes individualized coaching.

Learn how to enroll in the Series

Coaching & Custom Online Training

In our social change work, we’re increasingly meeting online - this brings new challenges and requires adaptations. Jeanne Rewa, lead trainer on our Online Trainings is available for hourly individual and group coaching for virtual meeting and training. This can look like 1:1 or small group consulting on how to choose or use specific technology, designing and evaluating online meetings or trainings, or preparing for an upcoming online training or meeting.

...Or, bring an Online Training to your group. If you want to host an Online Training for staff or leaders of your organization, we can 'come to you,' and adapt to the training to your needs. When we come to you, we can work with staff/leaders of your organization to be co-facilitators to support your skill-building and leadership development.



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