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Online via Zoom: COR Advantage Training

September 27, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Online Zoom session

Two days: September 27-28  |  Earn 6 clock hours  

The training focuses on understanding and using COR Advantage to assess development of children birth through kindergarten entry. Group activities provide opportunities for participants to learn about the purpose of the instrument and how to use it in their practice.

Read more and register.

 

Trainer Academy Information Session

September 27, 2022
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

TARSS is hosting an information session about the Trainer Academy. Come to a 30-minute Zoom session to learn more about the program and find out if it’s a good fit for you! This presentation will be recorded and available after the session.

Register for the Zoom session

Zoom Session: TARSS Course Writer--Crafting and Drafting a Course

September 28, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 |  Zoom session  |  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm  | Register by September 22

Participants learn how to describe activities involved in each of the five steps of the course writing process. They also learn how to link learning objectives directly to specific KCF indicators. In this training participants practice their skills by crafting an outline for a draft of a potential course.

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TARSS Training: Adult Learning Module 1--Delivery Skills

September 30, 2022
Online

September 30 to October 23, 2022  |  Blended online site with Zoom sessions  | Register by September 26

In this module, participants will become well equipped to deliver pre-designed curriculums. The module discusses trainer competencies, adult learning basics, and facilitation skills. It also considers the impact of culture, communication, and presence on training effectiveness. The module design also includes a Personal Development Plan (PDP) built into each section to enhance the transfer of learning and encourage self-reflection.

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Online course: Understanding Early Social and Emotional Development Using an Infant Mental Health Lens, Part 1

October 3, 2022
Online

Five-week course  |  October 3 to November 7, 2022  |  24 clock hours  |  Register by September 20

This course has a Part 1 and Part 2.

Using an infant mental health framework deepens our understanding of the social and emotional development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers within their circles of care. In this course, learn how early experiences – positive, stressful, and traumatic – may impact social and emotional development at different ages and over time. Learn to use an infant mental health framework in observations and your professional work with young children and families.

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In-person training: Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Coaches

October 7, 2022
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Monticello Community Center, 505 Walnut Street, #4, Monticello, MN 55362

Earn 4 clock hours  | Register by October 3

Motivational interviewing is a technique used to guide early education and child care providers toward improvement while also empowering them to change. Motivational interviewing coaches focus on curiosity instead of judgment. They use specific strategies to align themselves with the provider and to promote reflection.

Read more and register.

 

TARSS Training: Course Writer--Design Skills

October 13, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Register by October 8

Participants learn how the basic elements of adult learning theory impact course design, how to draft measurable learning objectives for adults and how to identify a variety of strategies and techniques that support adult learning acquisition and retention, and application.

Read more and register.

 

Online Course: RIOS™ 1: Using the RIOS™ Framework for Reflective Supervision

October 17, 2022
Online

Three-week session  |  October 17 to November 7, 2022  | 10 clock hours  |  Register by October 10

In this three-week online course, get an introduction to the principles and core competencies of RSC. Develop a foundation of knowledge about reflective supervision/consultation based in infant mental health theory and practice.

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Online via Zoom: Getting to Know Parent Aware's Observation Tool

October 18, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom

Register by October 14

Get an overview of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) framework.

Restricted to Parent Aware participants only. 

Read more and register.

 

Virtual training: Desired Results Developmental Profile (2015)(DRDP)

October 20, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Online session

Two days: October 20-21, 2023  |  7 clock hours  

The training focuses on understanding and using the DRDP (2015) to assess development of children birth through kindergarten entry. Group activities provide opportunities for participants to become familiar with the terms and format of the tool, to use documentation for rating a child’s development, and to demonstrate inter-rater reliability.

Read more and register.

 

Zoom Session: TARSS Course Writer--Crafting and Drafting a Course

October 22, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

9:00 am to 12:00 pm  | Register by October 17

Participants learn how to describe activities involved in each of the five steps of the course writing process. They also learn how to link learning objectives directly to specific KCF indicators. In this training participants practice their skills by crafting an outline for a draft of a potential course.

Read more and register.

 

CEHD Reads

October 27, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

CEHD Reads is part of the college’s First Year Experience Program, and the 2022-23 selection is Disability Visibility. The public is invited to attend a lecture and discussion.

TARSS Training: Adult Learning Module 2--Design Skills

October 28, 2022
Online

October 28 to November 13, 2022  |  Blended online site with Zoom sessions  |  Register by October 24

This module will introduce the principles of content-based training design. Participants will develop training objectives, discuss the use of the learning cycle in training design, and consider evaluation strategies for measuring the effectiveness of a training session. Participants apply their knowledge using Achieve’s Course Approval process.

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TARSS Training: Course Writer--Design Skills

November 5, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Saturday, November 5, 2022  |  9:00 am to 12:00 pm  | Register by October 31

Participants learn how the basic elements of adult learning theory impact course design, how to draft measurable learning objectives for adults and how to identify a variety of strategies and techniques that support adult learning acquisition and retention, and application.

Read more and register.

 

Online Course: Premature Babies and Their Parents--Different Beginnings

November 7, 2022
Online

Four-week course  |  November 7 to December 5, 2022  |  20 clock hours  |  Register by October 31

Parents of premature infants are typically burdened with the struggle of holding fear, worry and grief alongside hope as they transition into a new and uncertain role. In this course, compare and contrast the similarities and unique variations of early development in full-term infants and those born well before term.

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Online course: RIOS™ 2--Advanced Reflective Supervision Using the RIOS™ Framework

November 7, 2022
Online

Six-week course  |  November 7 to December 19, 2022 |  28 clock hours  |  Register by October 31

Using the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™) as a framework, you’ll learn about the process of beginning and maintaining a reflective alliance with individuals and groups to help professionals build skills and increase self-efficacy.

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Online via Zoom: Getting Ready to Recertify on Parent Aware's Observation Tool - Coding Refresher

November 8, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Earn 4 clock hours  | Register by November 2

This refresher training is designed to support reliable CLASS® observers as they prepare for their annual reliability recertification test.

Read more and register.

 

Zoom Session: TARSS Course Writer--Crafting and Drafting a Course

November 16, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 |  Zoom session  |  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm  | Register by November 9

Participants learn how to describe activities involved in each of the five steps of the course writing process. They also learn how to link learning objectives directly to specific KCF indicators. In this training participants practice their skills by crafting an outline for a draft of a potential course.

Read more and register.

 

Online via Zoom: Getting to Know Parent Aware's Observation Tool

December 6, 2022
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Get an overview of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) framework.

Restricted to Parent Aware participants only. 

Read more and register.

 

TARSS Training: Course Writer--Design Skills

December 7, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Wednesday, December 7, 2022  |  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm  | Register by December 2

Participants learn how the basic elements of adult learning theory impact course design, how to draft measurable learning objectives for adults and how to identify a variety of strategies and techniques that support adult learning acquisition and retention, and application.

Read more and register.

 

Zoom Session: TARSS Course Writer--Crafting and Drafting a Course

December 14, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 |  Zoom session  |  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm  | Register by December 9

Participants learn how to describe activities involved in each of the five steps of the course writing process. They also learn how to link learning objectives directly to specific KCF indicators. In this training participants practice their skills by crafting an outline for a draft of a potential course.

Read more and register.

 

Online via Zoom: Getting to Know Parent Aware's Observation Tool

January 11, 2023
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Register by January 5

Get an overview of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) framework.

Restricted to Parent Aware participants only. 

Read more and register.

 

Online via Zoom: Getting to Know Parent Aware's Observation Tool

February 28, 2023
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Register by February 24

Get an overview of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) framework.

Restricted to Parent Aware participants only. 

Read more and register.

 

Online via Zoom: Getting Ready to Recertify on Parent Aware's Observation Tool - Coding Refresher

March 21, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Earn 4 clock hours  | Register by March 15

This refresher training is designed to support reliable CLASS® observers as they prepare for their annual reliability recertification test.

Read more and register.

 

In-person training: Pre-K CLASS Observer Reliability Training

March 28, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Country Inn & Suites, 2740 Snelling Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113

Two-day training: March 28-29, 2023  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by March 10

Participate and learn how to become a reliable observer from certified Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) trainers. 

Read more and register.

 

In-person training: Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Coaches

April 24, 2023
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 15739 Audubon Way, Baxter, MN 56425

Earn 4 clock hours  | Register by April 18

Motivational interviewing is a technique used to guide early education and child care providers toward improvement while also empowering them to change. Motivational interviewing coaches focus on curiosity instead of judgment. They use specific strategies to align themselves with the provider and to promote reflection.

Read more and register.

 

In-person training: Pre-K CLASS Observer Reliability Training

June 12, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pier B Resort, 800 West Railroad Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Two-day training: June 12-13 2023  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by May 26

Participate and learn how to become a reliable observer from certified Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) trainers. 

Read more and register.

 

Online via Zoom: Getting to Know Parent Aware's Observation Tool

June 13, 2023
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Online Zoom session

Get an overview of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) framework.

Restricted to Parent Aware participants only. 

Read more and register.