Creating Courses with Impact

Number of CEs


Course Type


NY Sponsorship


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Multiple amounts of CEs

This course is only taught in one format for its full value of Ces

Course Description

Education is the center of the massage industry. None of us would have reached the current point of our careers without those before us that taught and mentored us. Join the ranks of massage educators and pay it forward with this teacher training program.

Learning Objectives

Students will learn the NCBTMB requirements for becoming an instructor.
Students will identify the requirements for courses.
Students will identify learning styles.
Students will identify methods to appeal to learning styles.
Students will identify strategies for engagement.
Students will identify the strategy that fits their students and teaching style best.
Students will list ways to evaluate students.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate teaching strategies.
Students will demonstrate techniques for engagement.
Students will demonstrate how to answer hard questions.
Students will demonstrate appealing to multiple learning styles.
Students will demonstrate the use of technology in the classroom.
Students will demonstrate show, do and observe for effective learning.
Students will demonstrate preparing handouts and tools for preparing for courses.
Students will demonstrate projecting their voice and breaking the ice with their students.

Course Outline

8:00 - 8:20 Meet and greet, introduction to course and what to expect, students receive class materials.
8:20-9:00am Why do you want to teach CE? What are your strengths/weaknesses/skills? Inventory worksheet on strengths. Define imposter syndrome. How to overcome imposter syndrome as the number one reason LMBTs give up on their teaching dreams.
9:00am- 9:10am Break
9:10am-10:50am Begin to go over NCBTMB course requirements and how to become a CE instructor. Using the NCBTMB website
10:50am-11:00am Break
11:00am-12:00pm Using the online platform versus teaching live. Advantages and disadvantages. Make a class list of materials that would be used for both.
12;00pm- 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm- 2:00pm .Teaching styles, learning styles, ways to engage students and the attention span.
2:00pm-2:10pm Break
2:10pm- 3:30pm Brainstorming for Content. Mind maps with ideas for courses using their strengths and skills. Outlining your course: How to write objectives. How to write outcomes. How to plan your course outline.
Preparing for the course. Preparing hand outs.
3:30pm-3:40pm Break
3:40pm-4:40pm Presentation Skills, How to answer tough questions, How to evaluate course effectiveness, How to market your course, How to build an email list, How to plan your year for teaching CE
4:40pm Evaluations, recap, certificates

Will students be given course material when they attend each course?


Will students receive a syllabus before each course, explaining the information that will be taught?


How will each student be evaluated?

  • Written

  • Case study presentation

  • Observation

  • Resolution of problem presentation

Live Courses/Webinars

  • Lecture

  • Class participation

  • Lab/hands-on work

  • Webinars – Please include the course timeline in the Course Outline section above.