Tue, Jul 14 | Virtual

SOAR for Learning Professionals

Join us for this 5-session program for learning professionals! Learn how to navigate the world of adult learning, enhance your facilitation skills, and manage the learning experience with confidence.
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SOAR for Learning Professionals

Time & Location

Jul 14, 2020, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About the event

SOAR is a 20-hour multifaceted program for learning professionals who want to learn more about themselves as facilitators and promote an authentic, enriching, and engaging learning environment for adult learners. It is an excellent program for those who are new to talent development, or those who are experienced and looking for a 'gold nugget' on their lifelong learning journey. 

The program cultivates your training and facilitation skills so that you understand adult learners and how to apply adult learning principles and theories to preparing, facilitating, managing, and evaluating a learning experience. By participating in self-reflection, critical thinking, experiential activites, and group discussion, you will have valuable resources to help you optimize the development and performance of the learners. 

SOAR for Learning Professionals is comprised of five series designed to improve your understanding of self, others, and the learning environment. We will be providing you with valuable resources to help you facilitate confidently and create a positive learning experience.  

Series I: The Foundation

  • SOAR Model
  • Identity and Integrity
  • Confidence and Fear
  • Self-Compassion

Series II: The Adult Learner

  • Andragogy vs Pedagogy
  • Adult Learning Principles
  • Thinking and Learning Theories
  • Understanding the ‘Versions’

Series III: Be Prepared

  • Learning Program Review
  • Technology and Environment
  • Engaging the Senses

Series IV: Ace the Facilitation

  • Beginnings and Endings
  • Communication
  • Questioning and Listening Techniques
  • Voice Balancing

Series V: Evaluation and Development

  • Facilitator Evaluation
  • Professional Development
  • Tracking, Resourcing, and Grounding

SOAR for Learning Professionals will meet once a week on Tuesday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) for five (5) sessions. This introductory cohort will be virtual. 

Once you have successfully completed SOAR for Learning Professionals, you will be eligible to enroll in SOAR Beyond, which is an onsite evaluation and coaching program for those learning professionals who want additional support and an unbiased perspective of their live facilitation skills. There is a separate fee for this service.  


Cohort Dates

July 14, July 21, July 28, August 4, August 11 


Each session of SOAR for Learning Professionals builds upon the previous one. To get the most benefit from the program, it is advisable to attend all sessions. However, we understand that sometimes life circumstances may lead to a missed session. 

In order to receive a Certificate of Completion, no more than one (1) sessions may be missed. If a session is missed, you must view the recording and complete the assigned work prior to the next session to stay on track.


$575 per person for five (5) group sessions and one (1) post-course individual coaching session (virtual). The fee must be paid prior to the first session. 

Refund Policy

A participant must request a refund in writing. The deadline for refunds is as follows: Fifteen (15) or more days prior to the event, a full refund less a 10% processing fee; fourteen (14) to five (5) days prior to the event, a full refund less a 20% processing fee; and four (4) days prior to the event to the day of the event, no refunds. 

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