Regional Desired Results System Training (Invitation Only)


The California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division's (CDE/EESD) Desired Results (DR) Regional Training will offer hybrid training for administrators. The hybrid training model includes one-day, in-person training in both September, October and April with online training throughout the year for completion. The in-person training sessions consist of an eight-hour day offered in three separate locations. The administrator training incorporates an overview and in-depth information about the Desired Results system; the implementat ion of the system at the classroom, program, and agency levels; reporting including analyzing self-evaluation data and using data for quality improvement; and additional support on specific components of the Desired Results system.

Participants also complete selected online modules found at \Wl (CECO). For experienced administrators, EESD offers the opportunity to attend a full-day session in September and October, as well as webinars in the spring on the program self-evaluation. The online training session for experienced administrators includes methods to support implementation of the Desired Results system, updates, and new products and jo b aids. Registration is required.

The full-day session in September or October will consist of four breakout session opportunities. Participants may register for two sessions which will include the following topics:

  • Using CDE Publications and Resources for Training Staff
  • Supporting Teachers in Using DRDP Data, the Foundations and the Frameworks to Support Children's Learning and Development.
  • Utilizing CDE Training Resources to Train Staff to Support Dual Language Learners
  • Overview of the Desired Results System (Required for New Administrators)

Registration for administrators will be on a first come, first served basis determined by the following priorities:

  • New California State Preschool Program (CSPP) contract awardees
  • Recommendat ion of CDE/EESD Field Services Office (FSO) consultant
  • New program directors and site supervisors
  • New administrators responsible for conducting the agency's professional development

The in-person, one-day training session dates for administrators are as follows:

  • Sacramento, September 28, 2017
  • Fresno, October 5, 2017
  • Los Angeles, October  10, 2017

The online training session dates for administrators are as follows:
Online sessions:  9:00-11:00 a.m. OR 3:00-5:00 p.m.
November 8, 2017
January 17, 2018
March 7, 2018
Attendance is required for all dates

The FINAL in-person, one-day training session dates for administrators are as follows:
Sacramento, April 11, 2018
Fresno, April 18, 2018
Los Angeles, April 25, 2018

The online training session for experienced administrators will be offered once in May 2018. May 2, 2018: 9:00-11 :00 a.m. (Cohort 1) or 12:00-2:00 p.m. (Cohort 2)
Administrators may select one of the cohort sessions.

Please note these training sessions are limited to CDE/EESD funded agencies receiving this letter.

College credit:
Credit for one academic unit ($100) or 1 continuing education unit ($75) is available for the new administrator trainings. Academic unit requirements include attendance at all sessions, completion of selected online modules, completion of a final report, and an assignment.

Online registration instructions for administrators:
Please complete the online registration no later than Friday, September 22, 2017. Registration directions are enclosed. Confirmation letter and venue information will be sent in August and September.

2017-18 Desired Results Regional Administrators Training:





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