Chapter 14 – Teacher Training

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Identify two basic needs for teacher training.
  • Summarize steps for planning a teacher training program.
  • Explain how to recruit students for a teacher training program.
  • Summarize guidelines for conducting teacher training sessions.
  • Summarize guidelines for placing trained teachers in the church.
  • List ways a teacher may be evaluated.

INTRODUCTION

Jesus trained the disciples and upon conclusion of the training said…

For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest Me…
(John 17:8)

The Biblical plan of spiritual multiplication is teaching faithful men who are able to teach others also (II Timothy 2:2). If you are to fulfill this plan, you must constantly be training teachers. This lesson concerns the subject of teacher training. In this chapter, two basic needs for teacher training are discussed and practical steps are given for planning a training program. Guidelines are also given on how to recruit students for the training, how to conduct the sessions, and for placing trained teachers in the church.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.