Training Schedule

Western Seminary offers 9 unique classes, each tailored to grow your understanding of coaching and your competency as a coach.

Classes are held in two-day intensive formats, starting at 8:30 AM and ending at 4:30 PM on both days.  Classes in Portland and Sacramento are  taught on a Friday – Saturday format, while San Jose classes typically follow a Thursday – Friday format. 

Instructions on Registering

** MCS 510 is a pre-requisite course for all other coaching courses.  For a description of classes, visit our Course Description page.

Portland Course Schedule

2015 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
May 15-16 MCS 213/513 A Coach Approach to Leading and Managing Stratos
June 5-6 MCS 218518 Growing Your Coaching Practice Hall
June 12-13 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Graybill
July 10-11 MCS 261/561J Positive Psychology and Coaching Hall
July 24-25 MCS 217/517 The Language of Coaching Miller
September 11-12 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Hall
September 25-26 MCS 211/511 Coaching for Change, Transition and Transformation Essary
October 9-10 MCS 216/516 Using Assessments in Coaching Hall
November 6-7 MCS 214/514 Coaching in Congregations for Spiritual Formation TBA

San Jose Schedule

2015 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
April 30/May 1 MCS 210/510 Introduction to Coaching Hall
May 14-15 MCS 215/515 Coaching and a Brain-based Approach to Learning Creswell
June 11-12 MCS 212/512 Life and Personal Coaching Essary
July 16-17 MCS 218/518 Growing Your Coaching Practice Hall
September 10-11 MCS 210/510 Introduction to Coaching Miller
October 1-2 MCS 211/511 Coaching Change, Transition and Transformation Hall
October 22-23 MCS 213/513 Coaching Approach to Leading and Managing Stratos
November 19-20 MCS 216/516 Using Assessments in Coaching Hall

Sacramento Schedule

2015 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
May 1-2 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Graybill
May 15-16 MCS 214/514 Coaching in Congregations for Spiritual Formation Thome
July 10-11 MCS 211/511 Coaching Change, Transition and Transformation Essary
September 11-12 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching TBA
October 2-3 MCS 212/512 Life and Personal Coaching Miller
October 23-24 MCS 215/515 Coaching and a Brain-based Approach to Learning Creswell
November 13-14 MCS 218/518 Growing Your Coaching Practice Hall

Supervision Class (MCS 219/519)

The Supervision is a 13 week teleconference class and is available to every campus, three times a year. Generally the meeting times are set for Tuesdays 10AM Pacific Time.  Start dates are in January, May and September.  Prerequisites: MCS 510 plus two additional MCS courses, and at least 25 hours of documented coaching experience. Contact the Campus Coaching Coordinator for more information.  NOTE: Summer 2015 meeting times are Wednesdays at 8AM Pacific Time.

Three Campuses – One Program

Western Seminary conducts world-class Christ-centered coach training at each of our three campuses: Portland, San Jose, and Sacramento. No matter where you choose to attend, your training will be conducted to the same high standards that we provide throughout the program.

When you choose Western Coaching, you get the flexibility of three West Coast locations, each located within an easy drive of an international airport and near hotels and restaurants.

Portland CampusSan Jose CampusSacramento Campus