CFE Coaching Fellowship Program

Help us find the next generation of BIPOC coaches.

The CFE Coaching Fellows Program is dedicated to providing one of the most comprehensive coaching training programs running today. Our coaching fellows are taught by some of the most knowledgeable coaches in the country.

We help BIPOC professionals become exceptional certified coaches, with no prior coaching experience. Our coaches see each session with their clients as an opportunity to transform, inspire and create a lasting impact.

Our Partners

Co-Active Training Institute

We’ve partnered with The Co-Active® Training Institute (CTI) on this endeavor. For nearly 30 years CTI has been working with humans and organizations around the world to transform how the world relates. Through ground-breaking models and teaching methodologies, CTI delivers learning experiences that transcend traditional notions of training and empower leaders to discover their deepest expressions of leadership. With a network of certified Co-Active trainers and partners that span almost every continent, CTI is distinguished in its ability to deliver consistent quality training across the globe.

As a partner in this fellowship program, CFE ensures that every CTI instructor has been vetted as having a combination of lived experience as a marginalized population and/or extensive training in anti-racism. This partnership provides a unique experience by building a cohort of fellow BIPOC candidates who will be certified in CTI’s world class curriculum.

iPEC Coach Training Program

iPEC is honored to join in partnership with CFE to provide coaching certification through the Fellowship program. Backed by thirty (30) years of research and a proven track record of success, iPEC’s Core Energy Coaching process goes beyond traditional coaching methods to uncover inner blind spots and cultivate new perspectives which support individual success on a sustainable level.

Coach Training Program Overview
iPEC’s signature Coach Training Program provides 320 hours of ICF ACTP approved content, providing attendees with the essential accredited training hours needed up to and including the MCC level application. This live program is structured around three modules coupled with peer coaching and group sessions and live webinars. The program is delivered virtually and can be completed in 7-9 months.

This program awards three different certifications:
Certified Professional Coach, Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (to deliver our unique attitudinal assessment) and our advanced degree in coaching, Core Energy DynamicsTM.

Rooted in over 30 years of science-backed research and tested methodologies, our curricula produces life-changing results. Every ingredient of how we deliver the learning – our trainers, their presentation, hands-on learning, real-time relevant practice, and carefully curated takeaways for immediate use – comes together to create one cohesive, exceptional learning environment and experience.

Professional Coach Training – including three certifications

  • Three live modules (offered virtually)
  • Ongoing live webinars between the modules (combined with iPEC’s global open enrollment students)
  • Peer coaching and peer group sessions, mentor coaching sessions, and access to Success Coaches for individualized support
  • One final exam for certification and ICF accreditation purposes
  • All program materials

Fellowship Program Features

Cohorts will be made up of 18-23 Black, Latinx, and Indigenous fellows from diverse industries.

Cohorts are led through one 4-day and four 3-day intensive trainings over the course of 5 months.

After the initial 5 months, the certification process will take place over the following 6 months. During this time, cohorts will be divided into “Pods” of 9, where they will meet for 90-minutes once a week for 6 months. They will also be required to be actively coaching 5 paid clients.
All fellows will be certified and trained by CTI staff, with at least one BIPOC identified instructor.
CFE will provide additional courses related to diversity, equity and inclusion, spread out over the course of the program.
All training will be delivered virtually.
Fellows will emerge as certified Co-Active coaches and will immediately be able to begin implementing their coaching training in their organizations.

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Please read our FAQ for details on our values and fellowship eligibility requirements.

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