What is a Trainer/Coach?

A Trainer/Coach is a school professional with a Michigan State Department of Education credential that is an approved presenter of the START content modules and has the skills necessary to support the implementation of effective supports for students with ASD.

School-based professionals who apply to become Trainer/Coaches attend training sessions to learn information and skills to effectively support local teams by expanding expertise in one or more content areas: Behavior support, educational strategies, and peer-to-peer support.