Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) Trainer
Opens 2020 Feb 21 00:00 (MST)
Description

Certified Scrum Developer Trainer candidates and applications must meet the following requirements: 

  • Scrum Alliance Certifications 
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must be an active Scrum Alliance certificant in good standing (free of Scrum Alliance Code of Ethics complaints or violations).
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must hold, and have visible on their Scrum Alliance profile, an active CSP-D certification.
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must hold, and have visible on their profile, an active Scrum Alliance certification for the course they are applying to instruct (CSD, A-CSD, and/or CSP-D).
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must have a CSD offering approved before submitting to provide A-CSD; must have an A-CSD offering approved before submitting to provide CSP-D.
  • Instructional Experience
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must clearly describe their instructional path and goals, including their differentiating personal approach. [WAIVED for CST].
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must validate at least 60 months of technical experience in a Scrum/Agile setting, including key learnings and impacts to your trainings.
      • Experience may include:  education, training, or certification(s) that show proficiency in technical practice(s), and/or role-based work experience, actively working as a Developer on an Agile Team, and/or using code in an Agile environment.
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must have instructed or co-instructed at least 7 courses within the last 60 months.  These courses may be certified or uncertified, and should have a technical focus.
      • At least one of these courses must be co-instructed with a previously approved CSD Trainer.
  • Mapping and Course Materials
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must submit mapped CSD training materials, which validate the most recent version of the Scrum Foundations and CSD, A-CSD, and/or CSP-D learning objectives.  
      • Note:  applications to offer CSD must also map to and include all current Scrum Foundations learning objectives [Scrum Foundations mapping is WAIVED for CSTs].
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must provide a thorough course offering overview for the submitted course, painting a portrait of the student experience.  This overview must detail the minimum 16 hours of instruction per course.
      • Please credit all sources where appropriate and request appropriate permission(s) for photos, illustrations, etc. Please include with your application a list of sources to be acknowledged.  It is YOUR responsibility as the candidate to make sure that you have appropriate rights and licenses to any materials you use.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must provide at least two letters of recommendation from those who can directly validate the candidate’s expertise in training and breadth and depth of technical Agile/scrum knowledge. [WAIVED for CST or CSAT].
  • Community Involvement/Engagement [WAIVED FOR CST, CSAT and/or CAC]
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must have participated in at least one Scrum Alliance event (Global or Regional Scrum Gathering, or Agile Coaching Retreat) within the last 60 months.
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must provide evidence of at least 2 instances of active community engagement in the national/international scrum community for at least 60 months prior to application.  
  • Training Skills Assessment (TSA)
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must successfully complete a Training Skills Assessment (TSA) after all course materials are approved. [WAIVED FOR CST or CSAT].

Additional Information/Resources:

If you have previously submitted an application via this platform and would like to access an archived submission, please contact applications@scrumalliance.org to have your application re-opened. Your application fee is valid for one year from date of original submission. After one year, your application will expire and you will need to re-submit and re-pay the application fee. 

Scrum Alliance General Application Appeal Process can be found here.

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Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) Trainer


Certified Scrum Developer Trainer candidates and applications must meet the following requirements: 

  • Scrum Alliance Certifications 
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must be an active Scrum Alliance certificant in good standing (free of Scrum Alliance Code of Ethics complaints or violations).
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must hold, and have visible on their Scrum Alliance profile, an active CSP-D certification.
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must hold, and have visible on their profile, an active Scrum Alliance certification for the course they are applying to instruct (CSD, A-CSD, and/or CSP-D).
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must have a CSD offering approved before submitting to provide A-CSD; must have an A-CSD offering approved before submitting to provide CSP-D.
  • Instructional Experience
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must clearly describe their instructional path and goals, including their differentiating personal approach. [WAIVED for CST].
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must validate at least 60 months of technical experience in a Scrum/Agile setting, including key learnings and impacts to your trainings.
      • Experience may include:  education, training, or certification(s) that show proficiency in technical practice(s), and/or role-based work experience, actively working as a Developer on an Agile Team, and/or using code in an Agile environment.
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must have instructed or co-instructed at least 7 courses within the last 60 months.  These courses may be certified or uncertified, and should have a technical focus.
      • At least one of these courses must be co-instructed with a previously approved CSD Trainer.
  • Mapping and Course Materials
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must submit mapped CSD training materials, which validate the most recent version of the Scrum Foundations and CSD, A-CSD, and/or CSP-D learning objectives.  
      • Note:  applications to offer CSD must also map to and include all current Scrum Foundations learning objectives [Scrum Foundations mapping is WAIVED for CSTs].
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must provide a thorough course offering overview for the submitted course, painting a portrait of the student experience.  This overview must detail the minimum 16 hours of instruction per course.
      • Please credit all sources where appropriate and request appropriate permission(s) for photos, illustrations, etc. Please include with your application a list of sources to be acknowledged.  It is YOUR responsibility as the candidate to make sure that you have appropriate rights and licenses to any materials you use.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must provide at least two letters of recommendation from those who can directly validate the candidate’s expertise in training and breadth and depth of technical Agile/scrum knowledge. [WAIVED for CST or CSAT].
  • Community Involvement/Engagement [WAIVED FOR CST, CSAT and/or CAC]
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must have participated in at least one Scrum Alliance event (Global or Regional Scrum Gathering, or Agile Coaching Retreat) within the last 60 months.
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must provide evidence of at least 2 instances of active community engagement in the national/international scrum community for at least 60 months prior to application.  
  • Training Skills Assessment (TSA)
    • A CSD Trainer candidate must successfully complete a Training Skills Assessment (TSA) after all course materials are approved. [WAIVED FOR CST or CSAT].

Additional Information/Resources:

If you have previously submitted an application via this platform and would like to access an archived submission, please contact applications@scrumalliance.org to have your application re-opened. Your application fee is valid for one year from date of original submission. After one year, your application will expire and you will need to re-submit and re-pay the application fee. 

Scrum Alliance General Application Appeal Process can be found here.

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