Tinkergarten New Leader Cohorts

Key Dates by Cohort

The following are dates for training for each cohort of new leaders. We welcome leaders and new leaders commit and join the Tinkergarten team every day. As soon as a new leader joins, he or she can complete an initial training session designed to help you schedule and start to market and register families in his or her classes. A leader must complete the training below before he or she starts to lead his or her first class.

August 2018 Course - Apply now!

  • Ready to lead on: October 1st (Fall Season)
  • Apply by 6/20/18
  • Video submission due to Tinkergarten by midnight Monday, July 2nd - this is the last step in the application process and we ask applicants to hold off on making their demo video until they reach the final stage and have been sent the instructions
  • Online discussion 1: week of 8/6
  • Online discussion 2: week of 8/13
  • Online discussion 3: week of 8/20
  • Virtual In-Depth Training: week of 8/27


  • Discussion times available during day and evening times, Tuesday through Friday.