Professional Development

Gain and Share Expertise

The Animal Welfare Association of Colorado is committed to providing a variety of professional development opportunities to those who serve in the animal welfare agencies throughout the state. A cutting-edge conference is offered annually each fall and other training opportunities are offered throughout the year. Sharpen your skills or share your expertise with the AWAC Professional Development Committee.

Co-chairs of the committee are Kari Kishiyama and Marissa Martino

Engaging Our Collective Strengths is the theme for the 2021 conference, join us Sept. 15-17 in Black Hawk!

Upcoming Training Events

Click on an event below to learn more and register:

Oct. 21, 1-2:3o p.m. - Techniques for Feline Friendly Handling

How to identify signs for fear, anxiety, and stress
Presented by Tabitha Kucera

AWAC Training Videos

Below are recordings of past AWAC training events

Current Scholarships Available:

Scholarships are available for AWAC members to attend training events. Watch for notifications about application processes and timelines.

Applications should be emailed to: [email protected]