Introduction to ALPs – An overview of the philosophy of athlete empowerment and inclusion in all aspects of the Special Olympics movement as well as a review of current ALPs Initiatives and goals.
Global Messenger Beginners Course – Training and presentations for athletes interested in representing Special Olympics and Special Olympics Hawaii athletes in formal or support settings.
Global Messenger Graduate Course– Follow-up training to the Beginner Course that works on refining public speaking skills, focuses speeches to get the desired action by the audience and preparation of various media/presentation situations one encounters as a public speakers for Special Olympics.
Leadership 101 – Leadership requires a personal vision and ability to communicate that vision and instill a sense of trust among the people who you have help you fulfill your vision. This course helps athletes and volunteers work together to discover their personal vision and test their communication and trust building skills.
Athlete Input Council/Congress – Provides a formal, deliberative process for the representation of athlete input in Special Olympics programming, procedures and/or governance processes.
Athletes as Coaches – Provides background and practical experiences on the role of the Head Coach and Assistant Coach in targeted sports. Athletes are trained in regular coaches education workshops/clinics and a practicum must be completed in order to become certified for Special Olympics Hawai`i.
Athletes as Officials – Provides athletes with readiness training for them to become certified Special Olympics Officials. Training is provided 1-1 and then athletes are teamed up with certified officials and given an opportunity to officiate their given sport.