2021 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

October 2021

Wayne RESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training: FULL
October 22, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Muskegon Area ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 29, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 1: Ensuring Supportive Classroom Environments
October 29, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segm... More

November 2021

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA: CANCELLED
November 04-05, 2021
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
November 05, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitators, Lacea Zavala, LMSW and Sabrina Oviatt, MA.  This effective, two and a half -hour course teaches adults simple actions that can have far-reaching, positive effects for children and is proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.     Course objectives... More

2021 Virtual Early On Michigan Conference
November 10-12, 2021
Webinar

We are excited to offer The 2021 Virtual Early On Conference: Strong Foundations for the Future of Early Intervention, offering participants three days of engaging sessions by renowned Michigan and national speakers. See the program to the right and the full agenda linked below for more information. Follow the Register link at the end of the page. After you have completed your selection of sessions, you will receive confirmation of your registration. An email with the links to each o... More

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
November 16-17, 2021
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

Using Children’s Books and Storytelling to Connect Literacy and Social Emotional Development - Webinar
November 17, 2021
Webinar

Did you know that literacy and social emotional development occur on a parallel path? Well, it’s true! Early childhood professionals can connect literacy and socialemotional development activities across their daily schedules and routines. This provides children with many opportunities to practice these developing skills. Children’s books and storytelling can be fantastic catalysts to do this. This webinar will provide fun ideas and activities will be shared as we... More

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers : FULL
November 18, 2021
Webinar

This more in-depth virtual training is geared to clinicians and practitioners who are new to assessment processes or who want a deeper dive into the theory and application of this tool. In this training participants will: Learn about resilience theory and protective factors central to supporting infant and toddler resilience, Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for infants and toddlers. Discuss how these results can be used to su... More

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 2: Developing & Modeling Emotional Literacy
November 19, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segm... More

DECA Infant Toddler Assessment Training (120-minute virtual)
November 30, 2021
Webinar

The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduce challenging behaviors. Central to the DECA I/T Program is the DECA, a standardized, strength-based as... More

December 2021

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 3: Promoting & Using Friendship Skills
December 17, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segm... More

January 2022

Ottawa Area ISD- Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
January 07, 2022
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
January 14, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Delta Schoolcraft ISD- Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
January 21, 2022
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 4: Problem-Solving Skills for Children
January 21, 2022
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segm... More

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
January 25, 2022
Webinar

This is a live, 2 hour virtual training that provides a combined DECA-I/T and DECA Clinical refresher for those implementing one or both of these tools in their day to day practices. Main elements of the tool and new case studies are used to help participants dialogue and reflect to ensure DECA tools are being implemented with fidelity. Participants are required to have been trained in the DECA I/T and/or DECA Clinical by a certified trainer (MI’s Julie Helmer or Mary Mackrain or a Devereu... More

February 2022

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
February 04, 2022
Webinar

This virtual Child Outcomes training is open to individuals in all service areas and is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided rega... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
February 11, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
February 16, 2022
Webinar

This more in-depth virtual training is geared to clinicians and practitioners who are new to assessment processes or who want a deeper dive into the theory and application of this tool. In this training participants will: Learn about resilience theory and protective factors central to supporting infant and toddler resilience, Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for infants and toddlers. Discuss how these results can be used to su... More

Livingston ESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
February 25, 2022
Webinar

This virtual Child Outcomes training is open to individuals in all service areas and is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided rega... More

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 5: Understanding & Preventing Challenging Behavior
February 25, 2022
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segm... More

April 2022

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
April 08, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA
April 28-29, 2022
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

May 2022

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
May 03-04, 2022
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
May 13, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
May 25-26, 2022
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

June 2022

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA
June 06-07, 2022
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More