Peoria Superfest 2014

 Peoria Superfest “Train the Trainer”  Sept 19, 9:00AM-3:0oPM, Peoria Red Cross

Peoria Superfest will have the same schedule with vendor set up on Friday Sept 19 and and early Saturday morning September 20.  See the rest of the website for more details.

On Friday, September 19, Gordon West will be here in to provide a “Train the Trainer” session at the Peoria Red Cross located at 311 West John Gwynn Blvd, Peoria, IL 61606.

 Ham Radio Instructor Training – TEACHING TECHNICIAN CLASS , by Gordon West , WB6NOA 

Gordo will demonstrate all his 40 years of techniques for teaching the TECHNICIAN CLASS with plenty of live demos , too , and details on WHERE to get those simple class props !

Specifically, the where’s and how’s of ….

   How to produce class announcements and brochures
   Where to get free wall maps and band charts 
   Weekend vs. evening week day classes 
   How to get students to PRE STUDY the book !
   How to get students to get the book ! 

That first impression , the class room layout of tables and demo gear . Name tags , easy parking , and how to line up a great facility for free .

Free access to PowerPoint slides covering EVERY Technician class Q and A – but don’t put ‘em to sleep with PP alone….. LIVE DEMOS will add zing to every hot topic !

Using the free audio outtakes to demo modes – you will have them on a CD gordo will give out , inside the new technician class book given to each active instructor attending this session .

Team teaching – interview your presenter , to stay on the time lines . Do some CW , too , for fun !

Gordo will show off some of his lively live demos , from the safe handling of lasers to the blazing pickle  . 

Instructor certificates and instructor patches will be given out at the end of this session . All elmers welcome , including ALL hams who have ideas on classroom teaching techniques, or who may want to teach , for the first time , their OWN class ! 

After the training is over you are invited to attend a dinner at the Lariat Club located at 2232 W Glen Ave in Peoria.   You must contact Fritz Bock at or 309-256-2297 and let him know you are planning to attend the dinner.  Seating is limited so contact Fritz now.  You will be responsible for your own dinner cost.