Application Information for 3-day Trainings

If you are interested in attending any one of the 3-day training events, please follow the steps below.  

Step 1: Complete the 3-day training event fillable application form. Submit only one application per research team.

Step 2: You will be asked to choose in priority order which 3-day training you'd prefer to attend. The 3-day trainings are held on the following dates:

Training  Application Due DateAcceptances Sent 
Tues. June 14 - Thurs. June 16, 2016
Portland, OR
Portland State University

May 16, 2016
May 20, 2016
Tues. August 9 - Thurs. August 11, 2016
Washington, DC

June 27, 2016
July 1, 2016
Mid June 2017
Chicago, IL
Location and exact dates TBA


Space in the 3-day training events will be filled as applications are reviewed (on a rolling basis).  Submitting your completed application as early as possible will provide you with more choices in which training event you can attend. 

Step 3: Within the form, choose one research team member to be the contact person.  

Step 4: Within the form, be prepared to include description of your research team's:
  •  experience conducting research 
  •  focus (what brings your research group together)
  •  interest in conducting PIAAC research 
Step 5: Send the completed application and a 1-2 page version of each research team member's research-related CV to with the subject line PIAAC 3-day training.  

Acceptance Specifics

Candidates selected for participation will receive the training event agenda, information about travel arrangements, and a list of activities to complete in advance of the training upon notice of acceptance. If your research team is selected to attend a three-day training event, will receive a stipend to cover hotel costs and a per diem allowance for food for each day of the training event.  A limited number of travel scholarships are available to research team members who can demonstrate they have exhausted all other means of travel support.  Information about travel scholarships and the scholarship application will be sent once research teams have been accepted to attend a 3-day training event.