CLASS® Observer Reliability Training

Participate and learn how to become a reliable observer from certified Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) trainers. We offer training for the Infant, Toddler, Pre-K, and K-3 versions of CLASS®.

Supporting CLASS® Trainees Through Their Training and Testing

What to expect

16 clock hours

  • Receive comprehensive instruction about the tool.
  • Score video segments in preparation for the online reliability testing.

Participants must pass the Teachstone online test to become a reliable CLASS® observer. The test takes about 8 hours to complete.

Those interested in training others to become reliable observers must attend a Train-the-Trainer session offered via Teachstone.

As a Parent Aware partner, we offer the Infant, Toddler, Pre-K, and K-3 versions of this training to build capacity for CLASS® observations and coaching. Parent Aware is the Minnesota Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).

Who should attend

  • Anyone who participates in the Parent Aware (QRIS) system in Minnesota

Register for a scheduled training

Cost: $400 per person.

Time: See individual training dates for hours

Pre-K CLASS™ Reliability Trainings:

The August 30-31 training will be held at Hampton Inn and Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive South, Bemidji, MN, 56601, (218) 751-3600

Register for August 30-31, 2021, in person, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day, register by August 16 

The December 8-9 training will be held at the University of Minnesota St. Paul Student Center, Room 110, 2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108.

Register for December 8-9, 2021, in person, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day, register by November 24 

Request a training for your group

We can customize any of our trainings for your site and audience. Get in touch and we’ll work together to develop a training that’s right for you.

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