The TCOM training and coaching philosophy is based on current best practices in adult learning. It’s important to foster a collaborative learning process with a focus on actively engaging the learner. For users of the CANS-NY, this active engagement consists of:

CANS-NY Coaching Supports

To support CANS-NY users who are attempting certification (taking the first step to effective use of the tool), the Institute has a cohort of regional CANS-NY coaches who have completed additional training to develop their skills as mentors for new and current CANS-NY users. A current listing of the coaches can be found at our Regional Coaches page. Users who are struggling with certification or who have questions about the tool are encouraged to reach out to these coaches. A coach can provide feedback on a user’s testing patterns and support his/her learning process.

Based on coaching contacts with CANS-NY users throughout the State, the coaches have found that the following strategies are very helpful for achieving reliability and effectively using the CANS-NY:




For a list of the current certified coaches and their contact information, check out the Regional Coaches page!

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