In-Person Trainings

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



We offer seven 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

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

Reflective Practice

Reflective consultation involves attending to the feelings and experiences of adults and children. Our training integrates reflective consultation theory and practice specifically geared toward Parent Aware Quality Coaching.

Steps Toward Effective Enjoyable Parenting™ (STEEP™)

Become a STEEP™ facilitator, who works with parents to help them understand their child’s development. Through STEEP™, parents learn to make decisions that ensure a safe, supportive environment for the whole family.

Seeing is Believing®

Using a filming strategy, Seeing is Believing® is a unique practice that helps parents increase their sensitivity and responsiveness to their babies’ cues.