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The Hearth is offering a seven-month certification program to assist community and organizational leaders in learning a variety of skills, techniques, and processes for producing community storytelling programs. The training program begins with a three-day workshop on March 20-23, 2019 and ends with a closing intensive October 23-26, 2019 in Ashland, Oregon. Between the spring and fall workshops, participants will gather online for training, troubleshooting, and discussion and receive individual coaching with The Hearth founder, Mark Yaconelli.

The March intensive will be held at The Siskiyou School, 631 Clay Street in Ashland. The program schedule will be as follows:

March 20 (Weds) 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Dinner and Orientation
March 21 (Thurs) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Training
March 22 (Fri) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Training
March 23 (Sat) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Training

Snacks and lunch are included with registration. There will be a lunch break every day from approximately 12:00-1:00 p.m.

On Thursday March 21st, all participants will also attend “Working for a Living: An Evening with The Hearth” from 7:00-9:30 p.m. at Temple Emek Shalom as part of the training program.

There will be an (optional) celebratory excursion on Saturday the 23rd at the conclusion of the training.

Continuing Education Units are available through a partnership with Southern Oregon University (SOU). (Note: The Hearth is an independent nonprofit organization that is not an affiliate or program of SOU; certificates awarded are solely presented by The Hearth and do not confer endorsement of any kind by SOU beyond conferment of Continuing Education Units.)

How To Register

Registration is now FULL and registrations are closed for this year’s event.  All balances are due and payable no later than February 15, 2019 to maintain a spot in the program.

To be placed on a wait list, or to find out about other training opportunities, please email karen@thehearthcommunity.com.