In-Person and Online Trainings

Register for a scheduled training or work with our team to customize a training for your site or group.



We offer 12 trainings on the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®), an assessment tool designed to assess classroom quality in preschool through 3rd grade classrooms.

Desired Results Developmental Profile (2015)

Gain experience with the Desired Results Developmental Profile, a Parent Aware-recognized assessment tool that helps measure a child’s development across time.

Environmental Rating Scales (ERS)

Prepare to work with programs to improve their scores on the ITERS-R, ECERS-R, and FCCERS-R.

Introduction to the Minnesota Executive Function Scale (MEFS™)

We’ve partnered with tech start-up Reflection Sciences to conduct on-site trainings on the MEFS in Minnesota. The MEFS is a game-like app that early educators can use to measure executive function and early learning readiness in children. In this training, learn why executive function is critical to school achievement and get a demo of the MEFS assessment.

Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Coaches

Get an overview of motivational interviewing and its principles. Apply the skills and strategies you learn during practice interviewing sessions.

Six Principles of Quality Coaching (self-paced)

This self-paced online course provides Parent Aware Quality Coaches an overview of the principles identified by the Minnesota Department of Human Services and used by observers to assess the quality of the coaching relationship in Parent Aware.