Easterseals Project Action (ESPA) offers a comprehensive certification program for travel training instructors. Certified through the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida, the program provides travel trainers of all experience levels with the Certified Travel Training Instructor (ctti) credential. All credits are provided remotely by Easterseals Project Action through our comprehensive online learning portal. The program requires 60 credit hours of instruction plus a comprehensive online test and hands-on practicum.
Travel Trainers will be provided with the knowledge and skills to provide quality travel training to older adults, people with disabilities, and others in their communities. The certification program teaches travel training instructors essential, practically-relevant skills, including: performing a successful trainee assessment, customized trip planning, environmental barrier examination, task analysis, training strategies, street crossing skills, boarding/alighting processes, compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), and much more.
Please use the links on this page to learn more about the program. Email comments or questions to ProjectAction@easterseals.com.
*To register groups of 5 or more staff from the same organization/agency, please contact Kristi McLaughlin for details.