Training for Transition - Stone Ridge, NY

Marbletown Multi-Arts Center (MaMA)
3588 Main St.
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 2:00am - Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 10:30am

Cost of the training is $!40 before March 1, $155 after. To register for this training go to or contact Carol Flamm Reingold (info below). This website will accept credit cards through PayPal as well provides registration forms. Food is not included in the registration fee but great food is available for an extra fee.

Full hours of this training are Saturday, March 17, 9:00am to 5:30pm, and Sunday, March 18, 9:00am to 5:30pm.

Limited scholarships to attend this training are available. To apply, write a letter of need and what you can pay with a $20 deposit and send to Carol Reingold at 32 Plymouth Ave, Maplewood, NJ, 07040

For more information about this training contact Carol Flamm Reingold at or (646) 322-0239, or David Bruner at or (845) 309-2162.

Transition Trainers: Tina Clarke and Pamela Boyce Simms.

This two-day course is an in-depth experiential introduction to Transition for those considering bringing Transition to their community or for existing Transition initiatives who are interested in deepening their understanding of Transition. It is recommended for local communities wishing to become an internationally-recognized Transition Initiative.

At the Training for Transition course, you will:

  • Explore how the Transition process increases community resilience.
  • Receive tools for community outreach, education and engagement.
  • Learn how to summarize the triple challenge of Peak Oil, climate change, and economic instability in ways that move people to positive action.
  • Understand and know how to work with obstacles that have prevented our communities from recognizing and positively responding to the challenge of energy transition.
  • Experience ways that local social and economic community can be created and strengthened.
  • Learn ways of creating a positive, shared vision for your community‚Äôs future.
  • Receive support for becoming a Transition catalyst in your community.
  • Connect with others who are helping your region transition to greater stability and security.
  • Become a part of a rapidly growing positive, inspirational, global movement!

The course describes how to catalyze, build and facilitate a successful Transition initiative. It is packed with imaginative and inspiring ways to engage your community, and delves into both the theory and practice of Transition that has worked so well in hundreds of communities around the world.

Who should attend: 
People interested in learning about the Transition movement in greater depth and leaders already creating a Transition initiative in their community.

Participants are encouraged to do advance preparation as listed below:  

- Reading

  • The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, by Rob Hopkins
  • "Transition Primer" (free)

- Viewing

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