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Online training: COR Advantage

October 21, 2021
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Online

October 21-22, 2021  |  6 clock hours  |  Register by October 18

The COR Advantage assessment provides opportunities for early childhood educators to assess children across all areas of development and use data for planning purposes, reporting, and communicating with families. COR Advantage is a Parent Aware-recognized child assessment tool used with children from birth to kindergarten.

The tool covers all areas of development, including language, cognitive, motor, and social and emotional development. COR Advantage is an all-inclusive authentic assessment.

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Online training: Putting Interactions into Practice - Foundation Course

October 27, 2021
Online

October 27, October 28, November 3, and November 4, 2021 (Series)  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by October 22

You must attend all four sessions in the series to earn clock hours.

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

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2021 TARSS RPBD Fall Retreat

October 29, 2021
9:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Virtually via Zoom

Earn four clock hours | Register by October 27

Take the opportunity to refresh and recharge your coaching practice at the Relationship-Based Professional Development (RBPD) Fall Retreat.

This event is FREE and Develop-approved. It is designed for coaches, advisors, consultants, and mentors who work with early childhood educators and programs. You’ll learn about implementing high-quality virtual and group coaching. You will also have the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and meet the Trainer And RBPD Support Services (TARSS) team at the Center for Early Education and Development (CEED).

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In-person training: Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Coaches

November 2, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn and Suites, 75 - 37th Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301

4 clock hours  |  Register by October 29

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.

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

November 8, 2021
Online

November 8 to December 20, 2021 |  28 clock hours  |  Register by November 1

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 training: Getting Ready to Recertify on Parent Aware’s Observation Tool – Coding Refresher

November 10, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Online

4 clock hours  |  Register by November 5

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

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Online training: Putting Interactions into Practice: Promoting Thinking (IS) for RBPD Specialists

December 1, 2021
Online

December 1-2, 2021  |  6 clock hours  |  Register by November 29

The session prepares coaches to help teachers strengthen concept development, quality of feedback, and language modeling in interactions and activities.

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

December 8, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota St. Paul Student Center, Room 110, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108

December 8-9, 2021  | 16 clock hours  |  Register by November 24

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

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Online training: Getting to Know Parent Aware’s Observation Tool

December 15, 2021
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Online

2 clock hours  |  Register by December 10

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

Read more and register.

 

Online training: Putting Interactions into Practice - Foundation Course

January 26, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Online

January 26-27, 2022 (two-day training)  |  16 clock hours  |  Register by January 21

You must attend both sessions in the series to earn clock hours.

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

Read more and register.

 

Online Training: Parent Aware Classroom Observation Tool--An Introduction for Directors and Administrators

January 26, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Online

Three-part series: January 26, February 2, and February 9, 2022  |  3 clock hours  | Register by January 24

Explore what the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) tool is and how it is used in Minnesota’s Quality Rating and Improvement System, Parent Aware. This training is intended for directors, program administrators, education coordinators, principals, or any other program leadership staff. Participants practice reviewing a Parent Aware CLASS® feedback report and learn about observation and scoring procedures. Participants learn how to support the connection between CLASS® and professional development for educators. This is an online class.

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Online training: Putting Interactions into Practice - Promoting Thinking (IS) for RBPD Specialists

February 3, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Online

6 clock hours  |  Register by January 31

The session prepares coaches to help teachers strengthen concept development, quality of feedback, and language modeling in interactions and activities.

Read more and register.

 

Online training: Putting Interactions into Practice - Classroom Management (CO) for RBPD Specialists

February 9, 2022
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online

4 clock hours  |  Register by February 4

Get an in-depth understanding of coaching considerations when providing feedback to teachers.

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Online training: Getting to Know Parent Aware’s Observation Tool

February 16, 2022
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Online

2 clock hours  | Register by February 14

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

Read more and register.

 

Online training: Putting Interactions into Practice - Building Relationships (ES) for RBPD Specialists

February 24, 2022
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online

4 clock hours  | Register by February 21

The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) measures emotional support in four dimensions: positive climate, negative climate, teacher sensitivity, and regard for student perspective. This training will prepare coaches to support teachers in these areas.

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

March 1, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
In Twin Cities (location to be determined)

Two-day training: March 1-2, 2022  | 16 clock hours  |  Register by February 15

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

Read more and register.

 

 

Online Training: Supporting Quality Interactions in Family Child Care: An Introduction

March 3, 2022
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Online

2 clock hours  |  Register by February 28

The training is intended for family child care providers who want to get an introductory overview of the CLASS® and how CLASS® might look like in multi-aged settings. The participants explore CLASS® concepts included in the Infant, Toddler, and PreK versions of the instrument. Participants reflect on their own practice in the context of the CLASS® and create a plan to implement in their program.

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Online training: Getting Ready to Recertify on Parent Aware’s Observation Tool – Coding Refresher

March 23, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

4 clock hours  |  Register by March 18

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

Read more and register.

 

Online training: Getting to Know Parent Aware’s Observation Tool

April 6, 2022
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Online

2 clock hours  | Register by April 1, 2022

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

Read more and register.

 

In-person training: Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Coaches

April 25, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rochester, MN (location to be determined)

4 clock hours  |  Register by April 21

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.

 

Online training: Getting to Know Parent Aware’s Observation Tool

June 8, 2022
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Online

2 clock hours  | Register by June 3

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

Read more and register.

 

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

June 13, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Duluth, MN (location to be determined)

Two-day training: June 13-14, 2022  | 16 clock hours  |  Register by May 30

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

Read more and register.