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**REGISTRATION CLOSED** AP/OD In Person Program Acquisition Institute October 3-5 | Presented in English

October 3, 2023 @ 8:30 am - October 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm PDT


In the  3rd Edition Program Acquisition Institute, participants will learn how to provide the AP/OD curriculum directly to parents/families with children 0-5. This dynamic training will cover AP/OD best practices in the following topics:

  • Popular education methodology and approach including adult learning methodology and facilitator skills
  • Using culturally relevant activities to develop parent leadership
  • Overview of curriculum and session formats
  • Developing community partnerships and constructing a local resource kit, including using local education and health data as discussion tools
  • Program implementation strategies including start-up recommendations, parent recruitment, retention, and integrating the AP/OD program into the local partners’ organizational structures including:
    • Creating a welcoming environment for parent training
    • Strengths-based/asset-based perspective for working with parents and families

Access to newly developed training material to implement the program virtually. This includes updated facilitator guides and customizable PowerPoints in English and Spanish for each session of the curriculum (sessions 1-10 + a bonus orientation session).

The goal is for all participants in the AP/OD Training Institute to strengthen their skills to work with families and be prepared and motivated to implement the AP/OD program in their local communities.


The in-person onsite training consists of 3 full consecutive days. Participants are required to attend three full days to complete their certification.

Training Location: The California Endowment – 1000 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 

Training Language: English


Day 1: Tuesday, October 3, 2023 | Time 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Day 2:
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Day 3:
Thursday, October 5, 2023 | Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm



  • For new facilitators:  $2,000 

This includes certification, training materials, evaluation tools, 1 set of the AP/OD loteria and the AP/OD Count With Me Loteria in English and Spanish, and digital access to the 3rd Edition Curriculum in English and Spanish.

  • All Certified 3rd Edition facilitators will now receive digital access to the 3rd Edition Curriculum with all material
  • A printed curriculum kit can be ordered for an additional cost of $1000



  • Pay via check: Please request the invoice from Daisy Castaneda | dcastaneda@ap-od.org. 
  • Pay with a credit card: The registration fee can be processed online Click here to pay online on our SHOP page

If you have any questions regarding the institute please contact: Erika Bernal at ebernal@ap-od.org





October 3, 2023 @ 8:30 am PDT
October 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm PDT