Join us for 3 excellent trainings that will help you educate your community in order to increase walking and biking! All trainings will be held in Eugene at Roosevelt Middle School, June 21-23, 2013.
We’re hosting a Bike Educators Debrief and three different courses you can choose from:
- Bike Safety for Kids Curriculum Training
- Neighborhood Navigators Curriculum Training
- League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor Training
Come prepared to ride bikes and participate in small group activities! At the end of the training, participants will be prepared to teach a 10-lesson bike education program including on-street riding to 4th-7th graders. Participants will be introduced to the 10-Lesson “Safe Routes for Kids Curriculum”, practice setting up student drills, practice planning student bike rides, learn and demonstrate bike safety expertise, learn and practice navigating legally and safely with traffic, and be introduced to basic bike maintenance skills. Beginner through experienced riders are welcome.
Participants will be introduced to Oregon’s Safe Routes to School Curriculum, Neighborhood Navigators. The 5-lesson primary, intermediate elementary and middle school curriculum starts with pedestrian safety knowledge, skills and advocacy for safe, healthy and fun communities and continues through transportation history and neighborhood design. By the end of the training participants will be able to teach the lessons confidently and effectively within their respective classrooms and understand the scope and sequence of the entire program. All lessons and assessments are aligned with Oregon Education Standards for Health, Physical Education, Social Sciences, specific benchmarks will be identified. The full day allows for understanding of scope, sequence of curriculum and allow for creative teachers to expand lessons appropriately. Elementary (k-5) 9-12 noon; Middle (grades 6-8) 12:30- 3:30.
To register for the League of American Bicyclists Certified Instrictor Training, click go to this webpage (http://members.bikeleague.org/members_online/members/calendar_of_events.asp). The fee is $300. You will recieve for inforamtion about this fee from Shane MacRhodes (email@example.com).
Meet the facilitators:
Lynne Mutrie, Oregon Safe Rtoues to School. Lynne will be facilitating the Neighborhood Navigators Curriculum Training.
Shane MacRhodes, League of American Bicyclists Instructor and Eugene Safe Routes to School. Shane will be facilitating the LCI Training.
LeeAnne Fergason, Bicycle Transportation Alliance. LeeAnne will be facilitating the Bike Safety for Kids Curriculum Training.
Friday, June 21
2pm-4pm Bike Educators Debrief
5:30-9pm LCI part one
Saturday, June 22
8am-4pm Part 1 of Bike Safety for Kids Curriculum
8am-4pm Part 2 of LCI training
9am-3:30pm Neighborhood Navigators Curriculum (K-8)
6pm Happy Hour and Networking
Sunday, June 23
8am-4pm Part 2 of Bike Safety for Kids Curriculum
8am-4pm Part 3 of LCI training