Poverty Simulation Facilitator Training - St. Louis

11/13/2017 01:00 PM - 11/14/2017 04:00 PM CST


  • $360.00  -  EARLY BIRD - Poverty Simulation Training
  • $180.00  -  EARLY BIRD - Third half off


Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel
7730 Bonhomme Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105
United States


The Missouri Community Action Network (CAN) is pleased to offer Poverty Simulation Facilitator Training. This training is highly recommended for organizations using the Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) kit.

The facilitator training will allow participants to become familiar with the components of the CAPS kit, the facilitation process, and tips for conducting an efficient and effective simulation. Participants will also experience the poverty simulation on the first day of training. This will help your organization effectively utilize the simulation to educate your community about poverty.

Dates and Times:

November 13, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

November 14, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis, 7730 Bonhomme Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105

Agenda and other details: Limited to 80 participants.  Lunch is provided on the second day.

Click here for the agenda  (details subject to change).

For more details about the Community Action Poverty Simulation, please visit our web site http://www.communityaction.org/povertysimulations/

Event Registration:  Registration includes training, all materials, and lunch on the second day.  Breakfast is complimentary with hotel reservations. 

Click the button at the top of this page to register and pay online via credit card or by check.  Registration deadline is October 27, 2017.


Registration fee:  $410.00.  Early-bird $50 discount! Register by October 13th and pay only $360.00.  Discount will be automatically applied at time of checkout.  For every two participants you register for the training, you can register a third participant for HALF OFF ($205.00)!   Be sure to follow directions and only use half off ticket for each 3rd registrant (attendee 3, attendee 6, etc.).  If used improperly, registration will be cancelled and recharged at the appropriate rate.

There is no cost for this training if you are employed with a Missouri Community Action Agency and you register by the early bird deadline of Oct 13, 2017.

Missouri CAA staff that register after that date will incur a $50 registration fee.  CAA attendees will need to login to their Neon account to receive the CAA discount.


Hotel Registration:  A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of November 12, 13, and 14.  To make room reservations with the Sheraton Clayaton Plaza Hotel online, follow this link.  To book over the phone, please call 1-888-627-8535 and indicate that you are attending the Missouri CAN Poverty Simulation in St. Louis, MO.  Hotel and conference registration guarantees you complimentary breakfast, guest room internet access, and overnight parking. Single and double room rates are $129.00 plus tax. The deadline for reservations at the Sheraton is October 13, 2017. 


Transportation:  For driving directions to the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel of St. Louis, please click here.  The Lambert St. Louis International Airport also lists local taxi and shuttle services contact information here. To arrive via the Metrolink, head northwest on Lambert International Blvd and board the Red Line train headed southeast toward North Hanley.  After 7 stops, get off at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere station.  Then, board the Blue Line train headed west toward Skinker.  Stay on the train for 4 stops, and exit at Clayton.  Head north on S Central Ave, turn left on Bonhomme Ave, and the hotel is on the right.


Who to Contact: For any questions regarding the Community Action Poverty Simulation, facilitator training, or accommodations for person with disabilities, contact Missouri CAN at 573-634-2969 or email us povertysimulation@communityaction.org

Cancellation policy:  All cancellations must be in writing, and there will be a $50 cancellation fee for ALL registrations cancelled after October 27, 2017. The cancellation fee is waived if there is a substitution

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