Welcome to the Training Directorate Web Site
The Training Directorate is committed to providing the best training available, economically, utilizing the latest techniques in multimedia, online delivery of materials, online distance learning, and online self and proctored testing. Available to members are presentations, videos, instructional guides, DVDs, and online classrooms that cover the skills, interests, and qualifications that our members desire or need to have.
Member Training for All Auxiliarists in All Disciplines
National Member Training Compendium
We are a team of committed, volunteer professionals that include educators, media experts, writers and editors, course designers, and leadership experts. The Department is organized into six (6) Divisions: Instructional Services, Advanced Training, Leadership, Distance Learning, Advanced Distance Learning Management, and Training Project Office.
Instructional Services Division
Our Advanced Training Division team, led by Jeff Gilmore, focuses on the Operational Auxiliarist courses, better known as AUXOP, to ensure that the latest policies, procedures, and techniques are continually incorporated, and that the subject matter is presented accurately. This division incorporates subject matter experts (SMEs) in both writing and field-support capacities.
The Leadership Division is headed by Commodore Steve Reams and is responsible to bring to you the very latest in leadership techniques, strategy, and methodology. The Division is staffed by members with years of experience in leadership.
Our Distance Learning Division is headed by Clark Godshall. The division oversees the Auxiliary Online Classroom and provides support to the National Help Desk.
Advanced Distance Learning Management
The Advanced Distance Learning Management division, headed up by Jonathan Ahlbrand, focuses on leveraging various e-learning and distance learning technologies to deliver synchronous and asynchronous training programs for the Auxiliary membership.
Training Project Office
The Training Project Office, led by Gerlinde Higginbotham, handles all training project management, administrative support, front-end analysis of new courses, the directorate website, and directorate performance metrics.
Our Invitation to You
We encourage you to browse our site, offer suggestions, and even become a member of our team.
Don't forget to check the What's New section on the site for the latest information from the Training Directorate.
For comments about or corrections to this site, please click on the National Help Desk link to the left.