CLASS™ & Coaching: Putting CLASS™ into Practice

This two-day training prepares participants to work with adults on Pre-K and K-3 Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) concepts and practices.

What to expect

This training is 14 clock hours.

    • Translate CLASS™ terminology into simpler language.
    • Take part in a study that deepens understanding of CLASS™ instructional support dimensions.
    • Explore a strengths-based coaching model of observation, feedback, and goal-setting.
    • Practice strengths-based strategies using video, reflection, and feedback.

Participants who complete this training may be eligible to join our CLASS™ Online Learning Community. The community offers advanced learning opportunities for coaching and the CLASS™ for Parent Aware CLASS™ coaches.

Who should attend

Individuals who work in early childhood professional development, including:

  • Coaches
  • Supervisors
  • Coordinators
  • Trainers
  • Consultants


Before registering, participants must complete a two-day CLASS™ observation training and pass the Teachstone reliability test.

New to coaching and relationship-based professional development? We offer a Coaching 101 course as a prerequisite to this training. Fill out our request a training form to learn more.

Register for a scheduled training

Cost: $200 per person

Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm both days

This training is free for Parent Aware Coaches and Professional Development Advisors. Choose Participant type “Parent Aware Coach or PD Advisor” when registering.

February 26-27, 2020. Register by February 24. University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, Room 110 St. Paul Student Center, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108. Directions and parking.

Register for February 26-27

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