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Associate Trainer Application Process

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Kagan is currently hiring!

Are you interested in training Kagan Cooperative Learning for Kagan Professional Development? Kagan is looking for energetic and experienced teachers and trainers to present Kagan workshops for schools and districts across the United States.


Application Pre-requisites
       Cooperative Learning Institute
       School Trainer Institute within the past 3 years. For more information on School Trainer Institute click here.
      • You must be able to attend Kagan's Trainer Boot Camp on specified dates
           â€¢ You will be asked to do a training with feedback on specified dates
           â€¢ You must be available to train for Kagan the first two weeks of August
           â€¢ You must be able to train for Kagan at least 10 days during summer between June 15–August 30

If You Are Selected
You will receive the training and tools you need to successfully train for Kagan. Kagan will pay for your travel and accommodations to bootcamp and training session. You will be responsible for purchasing your own tablet computer for Kagan to load secured presentations onto. In addition, you will be required to do a training with feedback on specified dates.

Application Steps

  1. Fill out an online application. Click here for the online application.
  2. Submit two videos
    a. Teaching a minimum of 12 teachers a module from the school trainer course or content from the Day 1-5 Cooperative Learning outlines.
    b. Teaching a structure to students. Click here for video requirements.
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a supervisor/administrator.

Where to Submit

Email your videos and letters of recommendation to:

Christi Brown
Kagan Professional Development


Become a summer Trainer for Kagan Professional Development
Train for Kagan for years to come
Increase your chances of becoming a Full-Time Kagan Trainer
Bring your new skills back to impact your own school or district
Receive free training to improve your training skills
Get paid for every day Kagan sends you out to train
Visit Kagan's Corporate Headquarters
Meet and mingle with like-minded educators

Video Requirements

  1. Videos must be submitted electronically.
  2. Camera angle should allow view of applicant, overhead screen, and some participants.
  3. Volume should be loud enough for viewer to easily hear applicant. Please check the volume quality before submitting video.

Kagan looks forward to previewing your applications, videos, and working with you soon!