Putting Interactions into Practice: Foundation Course

DEVELOP Course ID: 84837 (in person) or DEVELOP Course ID: 198269 (virtual)

This training was previously titled CLASS® & Coaching: Putting CLASS® into Practice (PCIP).

This 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 16 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® Observer Reliability training and pass the Teachstone reliability test.

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Cost: $300 per person

This training is free for Parent Aware CLASS™ Coaches. Choose Participant type “Parent Aware Coach” when registering.

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