High-quality early education and child care helps children achieve success in school later. The Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) is a Parent Aware-recognized child assessment tool that measures a child’s development across time. It’s used with children from birth to kindergarten and is completed twice yearly.
The tool covers all areas of development, including language, cognitive, motor, and social and emotional development. The DRDP (2015) is an all-inclusive tool and can be used with children with disabilities and English language learners.
What to expect
Virtual training (two sessions)
This training is 7 clock hours over two sessions (2 sessions x 3 hours plus one hour of homework). You must attend both sessions.
The training focuses on understanding and using the DRDP (2015) to assess development of children birth through kindergarten entry. Group activities provide opportunities for participants to become familiar with the terms and format of the tool, to use documentation for rating a child’s development, and to demonstrate inter-rater reliability.
Who should attend
- Family child care providers
- Teachers in child care centers
- School districts
- Special education programs
Register for a scheduled training
This training is MDE-sponsored and free for programs participating in Parent Aware and the Kindergarten Entry Profile (KEP) Initiative.
NOTE: All online trainings are delivered via Zoom. You will be sent Zoom login information prior to the training.
This training is 7 clock hours.
September 28-29, 2021: Online, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm for two days, register by September 24
A registration link to register at the Minnesota Department of Educatino will be added here when available.
Our two-day trainings give participants an overview of DRDP and how it can be used to document child development.
- Day 1 (Desired Results Developmental Profile-2015) introduces practitioners and administrators to DRDP use, terms, and layout.
- Day 2 (Meaningful Observation) focuses on strategies to document and rate child growth using the DRDP.
The training introduces four new English language development measures for English language learners.
More information about the tool is available at Desired Results for Children and Families, California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division.
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