Training For Transiton - Sautee, GA

Sautee Nacoochee Center Sautee, GA
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 2:00am - Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 9:00am

Contact for registration: Don Porterfield (706) 754-7167

Cost: $175 before Oct. 15, $225 after Oct.15.

Meals: Lunches on Saturday and Sunday provided. Let us know in advance if you would like a vegetarian alternative. Coffee, teas, juice and water available at all times. Granola bars, fruit and nuts provided for both days as well.

Note: Friday night, the 4th will be a community-wide Transition Talk at the Nacoochee Presbyterian Church (across the road from the Sautee NacoocheeCenter) at 8 p.m


This two-day course is an in-depth experiential introduction to Transition for those considering bringing Transition to their community.  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, 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!

Who should attend: 
People interested in learning about Transition Towns 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

Don Hall
Don Porterfield
(706) 754-7167

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