Central Valley Robotics provides many training opportunities and many learning opportunities for new and returning coaches.
FIRST Provided Trainings
While geared for new coaches, this extensive training module will help get you started in coaching for FIRST LEGO League, including step by step meeting modules: http://info.firstinspires.org/fll-first-steps-request
Diversity & Inclusion Training
This training helps coaches and volunteers become aware of Diversity and Inclusion best practices: https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/training-equity-diversity-inclusion
Local Area Trainings by Central Valley Robotics
Central Valley Robotics provides training calls for coaches and team members to learn more about various topics and how to use certain tools in our region. We also provide more generic question and answer calls for new and returning coaches.
All trainings can be found on the full calendar: Official Calendar of Events
Join the Coach Trainings or the Coach Webinars
If you would like to verify your system before the meeting, visit https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check
Topic Training Webinars
These will be held online through our Blizz Conferencing service.
Our Coach Trainings are recommended to any coach who is interested in any of the following topics, as a substitute for the Central California Kickoff. All trainings sessions will start at 6PM.
- Introduction to FIRST LEGO League : August 28th
- MyCVR Walkthrough : August 29th
- Wiki Walkthrough : September 6th
- Intro to Judging : October 4th
Formerly known as the Coach Seminars, these webinars allow CVR to provide updates to coaches and allow coaches to ask any questions about the program, event expectations, and more! These seminars will start in mid September and run every 3-4 weeks until December.
The dates for the 2018 Coach Webinars are: (all webinars start at 6PM)
- Wednesday, September 5th
- Tuesday, October 2nd
- Tuesday, October 30th
- Tuesday, November 13th
- Tuesday, November 27th
- Tuesday, December 11th
Find more information on the full calendar: Official Calendar of Events
This section of the manual will be updated with links to join the calls, as well as links to recordings after each webinar.
Recordings and Downloads
All downloads and recordings can be found by clicking the session titles above or visit: Session Recordings and Downloads.