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Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT): Reliability Training Workshop

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Date: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 8:30am to Friday, October 29, 2021 - 3:30pm

Prerequisites:

  1. Training in EC-PBIS Modules
  2. Training in coaching and actively coaching a program in implementation

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about the TPOT, a measure for examining the level of support provided by classroom teachers for preschool social-emotional learning;
  2. View and score video examples of teacher behaviors that support the social-emotional development of preschoolers and become familiar with our easy-to-use datasheet;
  3. Have the opportunity to meet certification standards for carrying out and scoring TPOT assessments.
NOTE: There will be four (4) workshop sessions. Participants should only sign up for one (1) session.

The workshop dates include the following:

Workshop Dates Registration Deadline
October 28–29, 2021 October 7, 2021
December 8–9, 2021 November 17, 2021
February 15–16, 2022 January 25, 2022
April 28–29, 2022 April 7, 2022
To register for one of the TPOT Reliability Training Workshops, please complete the registration form.

Day 1

Time Topic
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Overview and Instrument Structure
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Observation Item Discussion and Scoring Practice
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Observation Item Discussion and Scoring Practice
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Interview Item discussion and Scoring Practice

Day 2

Time Topic
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Questions/Observation Tips
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Checkout Video and Interview (Done separately)
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch and Scoring
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Aim to submit certification scores by 2:00 p.m. (Flexible)

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 27, 2021 at 2:16pm.