Skip Navigation
Return to Layout View | Home | A-Z Directory | my UMaine | MaineStreet | Campus Map | Calendar | Apply | Give Now | Emergency
Follow UMaine on Twitter | Join UMaine on Facebook | Watch UMaine on YouTube | Admissions | Parents & Family |

Cooperative Extension: Community Development

Site Navigation:

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, is for you.

To purchase the Training Curriculum for Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1, and accompanying CD refer to Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Curriculum and Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills CD.

What is the value of training in facilitation skills?

Training Opportunities in Maine

Level 1

Fun, creative, and thought provoking, the Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 Curriculum is a dynamic and comprehensive five-lesson facilitation training series full of activities, “lecturettes” and potential aha! moments.

Topics each training group will experience:

  • basics
  • thinking and learning style
  • group development
  • designing meetings

Level 2 Training Opportunities

Upcoming Level 2 training dates and locations

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 2, is a seven-lesson training series designed to deepen citizen leaders’ understanding of:

  • meeting climate
  • conflict theory and practice
  • trust
  • collaboration
  • juggling or balancing time
  • leadership

For more information, contact


Image Description: Print Friendly

Image Description: Jane Haskell presenting Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

Image Description: Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills participant captures the groups thoughts on a flip chart


University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Search Community Development:

Contact Information

Cooperative Extension: Community Development
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188 or 800.287.0274 (in Maine)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System