•Tammie & Robert instruct this course. •You train your dog under their professional guidance. •Parents/guardiansofdisabledchildren,orassistantsfordisabledadultsmay assume the role of the dog’s trainer.
T.E.A.C.H.(Train&EducateACanineHelper)isaprofessionallyguided-ownertrainedcourse composed of:•Three, two-day weekends•Six weeks apartYou will receive•48 hours of class room instruction and public outings•A certificate providing evidence of your dog’s training and your handling education•A binder that contains the entire presentation•Three published books on dog training•Equipment like collar and leash and training aids•A Service Dog vest •A custom ID •Continued support (email or telephone)•Light snacks and beverages during the handler classes•The Public Access Test, to evidence your dog’s training and your handling skills
•T.E.A.C.H. is held at Committed Canine training facility in Brownstown, Illinois.•YoumustbeabletotraveltoourlocationtoparticipateinHandlerTraining,on three weekends, separted by six weeks. •See the Location page for directions as well as information on area motels
Professionally Guided - Owner Trained Program
There are three T.E.A.C.H. courses scheduled each year. See the schedule below
•$3000 tuition for the 48 hour course including training materials.•$500(non-refundablebuttransferabletofutureclass)requiredtoholdyourspotin the class.•$2500 is due on the first day of the first weekend of class.•DisabledUSmilitaryveterans(ordisabledPoliceorFIrefighters)receivea25% discountof$750:totalfee$2250.$500duetoholdyourspot,$1750duethefirst day of class)•Ifyouarenotabletoattendapre-scheduledclass,wecanscheduleaprivateclass-of-one for you for an additional $750, if our schedule permits.•Ifyouarenotabletoattendapre-scheduledclassandcansecureoneadditional student, we may be able to schedule another class session if our schedule permits.•IFYOUSUBMITTEDYOURAPPLICATIONBEFORE10/1/2021,youwillpaythe2021 prices for SPRING or SUMMER sessions in 2022.
•We recommend students bring a support individual to class. •Weappreciateifchildrenarenotinattendance,exceptadisabledchildthatis being partnered with the dog.•You must select and secure your own dog for training.•Weoffersignificantadviceregardingtheselectionofanappropriatedogonthe PrepWork page.•PleaseseethePrepWorkpageforinformationonrequirementsforthedogthat you select.•Aggressivedogswillnotbetoleratedinclass.Norefundwillbeofferedifyou bring a dog that is aggressive towards people, other dogs or small animals.2021 & 2022 Training Dates