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Youth Engagement & Leadership Development (YELD) Facilitator

NECA in partnership with Cadre Consulting and Training has launched the Youth Engagement and Leadership Development (YELD) Facilitator credential, a 12-week course for professionals who work with youth or young adults in a variety of settings. Using e-learning technologies, interactive instructor involvement in combination with the transformative learning approach the course provides innovative concepts, strategies, and methods that are designed for positive youth development.  

What is the Youth Engagement and Leadership Development Credential?

The Youth Engagement and Leadership Development Facilitator training is a unique and challenging experience for professionals who have a desire to work with youth and provide impactful programs and services.  The course provides youth-focused competencies, evidence-based curriculums, and programs in the context of philosophical frameworks,  approaches,  and strategic interventions.  Our approach challenges and expands the consciousness and personal beliefs about youth engagement and leadership.  The credential is designed to ensure positive youth outcomes in redirecting at-risk-behaviors, ensuring future-readiness, encouraging students to move from struggling to spectacular, and providing guidance to college-bound students. 

Why get aYouth Engagement and Leadership Development Credential?

The YELD Facilitator certification for professionals who have a passion to positively impact youth achievement and success through meaningful engagement and leadership development.

What are the Benefits of becoming a YELD Facilitator?

Evidence-Based  Curriculum & Programs

Youth Development Resources   

 Coaching and Support

Professional Development Resources


Next Regularly Scheduled Training start dates:   

As soon as enough students register. Make a commitment to the future!

Summer/Fall 2021 


Click here to learn more:

 www.yeldfacilitator.com and www.yeld.online


Click here to Register!

Registration will close as soon as we reach the Maximum Class size of 12 Tuition Paid Students. Contact Dr. Cheryl West  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you have any questions or need to confirm your seat in an upcoming class. 

Group Training - We are able to begin a course within a week at any time an institution has a group of 6 or more to be trained.