Senior Action Learning Coach (SALC)


CALCs (or PALCs) who have at least 100 hours of WIAL coaching experience and have been cleared to teach all WIAL certification programs.


SALCs will coach Action Learning teams, and have a strong desire to teach others to be Action Learning Coaches. SALCs will frequently develop an affiliate or a chapter to an affiliate in a given region. A PALC who does not have to complete a second project to progress to SALC.

Summary of SALC Requirements

Participate in Foundations
Participate in CALC1 & CALC2
1 long term project. Minimum 4 sessions over several weeks.
Minimum 100 hours experience (50 coaching)
Minimum 1 year as CALC
Lead Leading with Questions OR Introduction to AL
Lead Foundations
Lead CALC1 & CALC2
Lead Intensive CALC
Additional Requirements
SALC Application

Summary of Annual Requirements to Maintain SALC Level

Submit proof of Action Learning Hours
Attend at least 1 WIAL Sanction event (or volunteer)
Volunteer actively with local Affiliate or on a WIAL committee (or attend WIAL Sanction event)
Submit a Success Story or Publish on Social Media
Lead at least 1 Foundations or CALC or Intensive
Successfully Mentor a CALC
Validity Period: 1 year
Renewal through an online form

Authorized to do on Behalf of WIAL

Coach Action Learning
Lead Foundations
Lead Intensive
Mentor CALCs and PALCs

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