Training Announcement

Catechist Formation - Level 2 (ages 6-9)

THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THIS TRAINING HAS ENDED

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

Description

This 104-hour course provides the training required to achieve certification by the National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for catechesis of 6-9 year-olds. After the first seven days of the course through August, 2018, participants will have enough training to begin working with children in Level 2. To participate in this training, catechists must already be certified in Level 1 by the National Association for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.

 

Schedule

First Half - Summer, 2018 (56 hours)

Sat, June 9, 8AM to 5PM (8 hours)

Mon, June 11, 8AM to 5PM (8 hours)

Wed-Thu, July 18-19, 8AM to 5PM (16 hours)

Tue-Thu, August 7-9, 8AM to 5PM (24 hours)

 

Second Half - Summer, 2019 (48 hours)

Fri-Sat, June 7-8, 8AM to 5PM (16 hours)

Wed-Thu, July 17-18, 8AM to 5PM (16 hours)

Wed-Thu, August 7-8, 8AM to 5PM (16 hours)

 

Leader(s)

Janette Vincent, Head Catechist for the Greater Sacramento Atrium, heads a team of seven lead catechists and ten assistant catechists, serving children from almost 30 different parishes. She is certified by the National Association for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, and has led over 3,000 hours of catechesis with 3-12 year olds since 2004. Janette is married with three homeschooled children. She practiced medicine as a family physician before becoming a stay-at-home mother.

 

Location

This training is at the Greater Sacramento Atrium in Elverta, just north of Natomas. Address, map and directions will be sent to enrollees.

 

Tuition

The following tuition amounts are for catechists from parishes within the Diocese of Sacramento. Applicants who are not from parishes in the Diocese of Sacramento, please contact us for tuition amounts.

  • Payment 1: $300, must be received by June 6, 2018 at 4PM; The early application discount for Payment 1 expired on May 25 at 4PM.
  • Payment 2: $200 if received in full by May 30, 2019 at 4PM, or $300 if received by June 4, 2019 at 4PM (Participants making their second payment after this date are welcome to resume their training after we receive their second payment.)

Simple lunches are included. Because Cenacle is a 501(c)(3) exempt nonprofit organization, your tuition may be tax deductible.

 

Financial Assistance 

The deadline to apply for financial assistance was May 11, 2018 at 4PM. In fairness to all, please do not ask us to make special individual exceptions to this firm deadline. If you have already been accepted into the training, and wish to request additional financial assistance than you were originally awarded, click here

 

Application / Tuition Payment

By credit/debit cardClick here 

By checkClick here

Training space is limited. We will promptly return/refund payments to applicants who we cannot enroll.

SCHEDULE A VISIT

Parents, parish staff and others say they didn't understand CGS until they saw it in person. To schedule a visit, click here to contact us.

TRAIN AS A CATECHIST

In April we begin training new CGS catechists. For details, click here.

PARTICIPANT RESOURCES

Participants in the Greater Sacramento Atrium can click here for documents.