NCMPS Workshops and Training

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A full-day professional development training that introduces a system and protocol for building a child-centered professional culture. Child Study emphasizes meeting the needs of all children, resolving difficulties early, and using a wide range of data to support student development. Paying by check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request to pay by check, use this form. You will not be registered until your check has been received. Please do not make travel plans or other commitments. Once your check has been received, we will enter your registration for the event and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact payments@public-montessori.org. Photos and Video: NCMPS may take photos or record video during this event. By participating in this event, you consent to your likeness being used for promotional purposes without compensation, and you release NCMPS from any liability related to this use. If you do not want your likeness used in this way, you may inform the event staff, and NCMPS will make its best effort to prevent such use. Read More

A professional development session that introduces a system and protocol for building a child-centered professional culture. Child Study emphasizes meeting the needs of all children, resolving difficulties early, and using a wide range of data to support student development. This Introduction gives an overview and of the philosophy and protocols of Child Study, and prepares participants for further guided exploration in a school setting. It is an ideal session for those exploring or needing a refresher for the approach. All sales are final. Paying by check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request to pay by check, use this form. You will not be registered until your check has been received. Please do not make travel plans or other commitments. Once your check has been received, we will enter your registration for the event and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact payments@public-montessori.org. Photos and Video: NCMPS may take photos or record video during this event. By participating in this event, you consent to your likeness being used for promotional purposes without compensation, and you release NCMPS from any liability related to this use. If you do not want your likeness used in this way, you may inform the event staff, and NCMPS will make its best effort to prevent such use.   Read More

DERS orientation is a 3.5 hour online asynchronous course that prepares you to understand how the DERS can be used as a tool for classroom observation and continuous improvement. Participants will learn to identify classroom indicators which support development and understand how to read a report. The orientation includes six modules, which learners complete with the support of a DERS trainer. 1) Opening Activity: Observation 2) What and Why: Measuring What Matters 3) DERS Scoring Guides 4) Scoring Discussion 5) Reading and Understanding a Report 6) Closing Reflection Before beginning the course, please view this short video tutorial on how to use our online learning portal: All sales are final.  Paying by invoice or check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request an invoice, use this form. You will not be registered until your invoice is paid. Once your invoice has been paid, we will enter your registration and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact payments@public-montessori.org. Read More

The Developmental Environmental Rating Scale Subscription Annual Renewal gives users 365 days of access to the DERS app for Observation The DERS offers objective, research-based guidelines for observation.  Administrators can use the tool to observe in classrooms, peers can use it for mutual support, and teachers can use it in their own environments. Assessment The DERS gives objective feedback on the presence of elements essential to high quality developmentally based education.  Schools can use the tool for internal assessments of classroom effectiveness. Improvement The DERS can be used repeatedly throughout the school year.  Reports give constructive, positive feedback, driving improved practice and better outcomes for children.     All sales are final.  Paying by invoice or check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request an invoice, use this form. You will not be registered until your invoice is paid. Once your invoice has been paid, we will enter your registration and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact payments@public-montessori.org. Read More

The Developmental Environmental Rating Scale Subscription Annual Renewal gives users 365 days of access to the DERS app for Observation The DERS offers objective, research-based guidelines for observation.  Administrators can use the tool to observe in classrooms, peers can use it for mutual support, and teachers can use it in their own environments. Assessment The DERS gives objective feedback on the presence of elements essential to high quality developmentally based education.  Schools can use the tool for internal assessments of classroom effectiveness. Improvement The DERS can be used repeatedly throughout the school year.  Reports give constructive, positive feedback, driving improved practice and better outcomes for children. Read More

DERS training is a 6-hour online asynchronous course that prepares you to use the DERS effectively as a tool for classroom observation and continuous improvement. Participants will learn to identify, evaluate, and record classroom indicators which support development.   You may begin this course upon enrollment; users will have 60 days to complete the training and certification process. If after 60 days you have not completed the course, you will need to start again at the beginning. Your DERS subscription will begin on the first of the month following enrollment and will expire 356 days from that date. If you do not complete training within that year, you will need to re-enroll in the DERS training. Annual recertification through our DERS Recertification course, currently priced at $110, is required to maintain your subscription.   The training includes ten modules, which learners complete with the support of a DERS trainer. 1) Opening Activity: Observation 2) What and Why: Measuring What Matters 3) Using the App 4) Training Score Report Submission 5) DERS Quiz 6) Guided Practice  7) OPTIONAL Practice Observation 8) Certification Task  9) DERS and Coaching 10) Closing Reflection   Upon completion, DERS Observers will receive a one-year DERS Subscription and a DERS Observer Certificate.   All sales are final.  Paying by invoice or check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request an invoice, use this form. You will not be registered until your invoice is paid. Once your invoice has been paid, we will enter your registration and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact payments@public-montessori.org.   Read More

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