The training in this category is specific to Gateways to Opportunity Registry Approved trainers and Illinois Trainer Network trainers. 

This training is required for all Registry-Approved trainers, including ITN trainers. The purpose of this training is to share quality practices for training adults.

Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: PPD (2 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (2 hours)


This online training explores the various components and tools which help adults learn. Writing objectives and ways to assess those objectives will be discussed in addition to techniques and processes that will improve the impact and effectiveness of your training.

Contact Hours: 1 hour     Gateways Content Areas: PPD (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (1 hour)


This online training will explore the various forms that may be required for you to complete as part of the Registry.

Contact Hours: 1 hour     Gateways Content Areas: G (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (1 hour)


This training will help you understand what competencies are and how they are integrated into the Illinois professional development system. You will explore resources, tools, and steps involved in the competency alignment process and will have the option of aligning a new or existing training of your own. Paths for submitting a training for competency approval will also be discussed along with relevant documents you may need. 

Contact Hours: 1.5 Hours        Gateways Content Areas: PPD (1.5 Hours)    CDA:  PRO (1.5 Hours)