NEW! Leading towards Quality in OST Programs Series!

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Leading towards Quality in OST Programs Series!

All CEUs in this series support directors in leading towards quality programming. Each course meets requirements for QRIS, including Level 2 requirements for Site Coordinators in item 3B.2.2. Pick which topic you want to learn more about – infusing literacy, engaging families, including all children – or take them all to receive a certificate issued by Region 6 EPS!

Courses are accessible to all levels of staff at youth development programs. Group coaching opportunities will be offered to focus on implementing practices at your program through shared learnings, resources, and peer support.

Sign up for all 6 sessions and save!

To be able to receive all 6 courses for a discounted fee of $15 per course (regularly priced at $25 per course) you must register for 2 or more sessions at one time.
 
 

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IPDPs: Empowering Staff to Reach Professional Development Goals
Starting November 30, 2016

Online Course

This training is for Directors, Supervisors, and anyone who currently manages or aspires to manage adults. Craft staff IPDPs (Individual Professional Development Plans) that align to QRIS requirements. Discover strategies for conducting IPDP meetings and creating IPDPs that empower staff to reach professional development goals as well as motivating staff to work toward program improvement goals. Learn about different ways that staff are motivated and about building and maintaining a sense of inspiration in your program. Craft a plan for collaborative IPDP creation and implementation and staff motivation.

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School Age Portfolios: Bringing Student Progress to Life
Starting January 4, 2017

Online Course

Discover the benefits of child portfolios and learn best practices for creating, maintaining, and using portfolios. Explore use of anecdotal records to deepen communication about child progress and strengthen your program’s support for each child. Engage in creative dialog and find strategies to incorporate portfolios and anecdotal data into your program without over-burdening the staff. Create an implementation plan for using portfolios and anecdotal data to improve child outcomes and strengthen your program.

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All Means All: Supporting Children with ADHD
Starting February 1, 2017

Online Course

Develop specific expertise in working with children who are experiencing the unique challenges associated with ADHD. Learn about supporting ADHD for all ages of child. Explore behaviors associated with the three types of ADHD diagnosis. Learn about the diagnosis and common symptoms, concrete, specific strategies, tools, and activities to support children with ADHD. Overcome frustration, resistance, and poor self-esteem; build tools for focus, calmness, and success. Build an understanding of the unique challenges faced by families with a child who has ADHD and connect to, dialog with, and support families. Opportunities to practice skills and tools are a key element of this course.

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Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners
Starting March 1, 2017

Online Course

Building on existing relationships with families, strengthening links with schools, and connecting with community resources, agencies, and businesses. Approaches to relationship-building and addressing common barriers. Strengthen the program’s role as a center of the local community. Implement workshops for families and meet QRIS standards

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Hands-on Strategies to Spark a Love of Reading
Starting March 27, 2017

Online Course

Spark a love for reading! Support language development for infants, toddlers, and pre-literate children. Support school-year learning for school-age children. Halt summer learning loss in your summer program. Discover how to infuse literacy throughout all areas of your program. Learn fun, alternative ways to boost literacy. Explore the stages of literacy development and the Massachusetts Common Core (Curriculum Frameworks). Discover how to develop and implement exciting literacy activities. Don’t love reading? You can still be a literacy expert! Find out how you can make learning and literacy feel like playing!

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Understanding Triggers and Crisis De-Escalation
Starting April 24, 2017

Online Course

Prevent problem behaviors before they arise, and help children build self-awareness and self-regulation skills. Make any situation into an opportunity for learning, insight, and growth.

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