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TSI Instructors Course for Transit Trainers
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/6/2020 to 4/10/2020
When: April 6-10, 2020
8:00 - 4:30
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Everett Station - Fourth Floor Training Room
3201 Smith Ave
Everett, WA  98201
United States
Contact: Laura Juell
(360) 786-5049

Online registration is available until: 3/16/2020
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Develop presentation skills and learn facilitation methods and adult learning principles for teaching operators. Become certified to train and order U.S. Department of Transportation certificates for bus/paratransit operators using the DOT’s official training manuals. Receive TSI course materials to teach vehicle operations, emergency management, and customer relations, receive course materials and learn how to teach classroom versions of Curbing Transit Employee Distracted Driving and Fatigue and Sleep Apnea Awareness for Transit Employees.


Course Elements

• Teaching in various training environments, the trainer’s role

• Adult learning principles

• Delivery styles and methods, training aids, using multimedia equipment

• Facilitation skills, the art of questioning, managing class participation

• Team teaching, training strategies, the environment, class configuration

• Role-playing exercises and training presentations, self-evaluation

• Pretest, final exam


Driver Trainers; Safety Managers; Safety Supervisors; Bus/paratransit Operator Trainers; Training Managers NOTE: This course replaces and combines the Instructors Course in Bus Operator Training, Instructors Course in Paratransit Operator Training and the 1-day Bus/Paratransit Operator Trainer courses into one course.


Although not required, it is highly recommended that participants bring a PC laptop computer to class.


Transportation Safety Institute Instructors (3)


The registration fee is $145 per person. Lunch will be on your own. You will receive an invoice which will be due upon receipt and payable to WSTIP. For information regarding RTAP scholarships for this event, please contact Linda Howell at


The class will be held at the Everett Station, 3201 Smith Ave South in Everett, WA. The workshop will begin at 8:00 am and run until 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Lunch will be on your own. Lodging arrangements can be made at the Best Western Cascadia Inn, 2800 Pacific Ave, Everett, WA. Phone (425) 258-4141. The room block is under TSI. The Best Western is within walking distance of the Everett Station. Transportation can be arranged through the hotel shuttle to and from the Everett Station. 


Other nearby hotels include the Delta Marriott, (425) 339-2000. The Marriott is also within walking distance of the Everett Station, but does not provide shuttle service. 


For information regarding registration or workshop content, please contact Laura Juell ( Laura can be reached at (360) 786-5049 at the Washington State Transit Insurance Pool.


You may cancel your workshop registration without penalty up to Monday, March 30th, 2020. Cancellations made after 03/30/2020 will be charged the full workshop fee. If the course is cancelled, participants will receive a complete refund.