Training Opportunities

To schedule a training for your agency, please fill out the Teacher Training Request Form. For DRDPtech training, please use DRDPtech Training Request Form.

Teacher Training Opportunities

Provided by the Desired Results Training and Technical Assistance Project (click on each title below for more information):

Additional Training Resources

Desired Results Developmental Profile (2015) - DRDP (2015) Fee for Service Teacher Trainings

Learn about:

  • Format of DRDP (2015)
  • Use of documentation and evidence to rate measures
  • Importance of inter-rater reliability

Cost: 

  • First 20-30 Participants (minimum of 20 participants is required): $3000
  • Any additional participants 31-50: $80/person.
  • Total cost per group of 50: $4,600.00

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Training Dates, Location, and Registration: To schedule a training for your agency, please fill out the Teacher Training Request Form.


DRDPtech© Training (Pacific Daylight Time)

Onsite trainings: Fill out the DRDPtech Training Request Form to schedule a DRDPtech training for your agency
Free webinars* - The DRDPtech webinar provides a general overview of DRDPtech including how to rate measures and run reports. (Note: The same information is presented in all DRDPtech webinars.)

* Once you have registered for a Webinar, the host approves the request and a confirmation email is sent with instructions for joining the meeting. Learn more about participating in DRDPtech Webinars.


Meaningful Observation for the DRDP*

Learn about:

  • The Purpose of Observation
  • Observing and Collecting Evidence
  • Organizing an Observation System
  • Reviewing and Reflecting on Documentation; Rating the DRDP (2015)

*Previous attendance at a DRDP (2015) teacher training or a working knowledge of the DRDP is recommended.
Cost:

  • First 20-30 Participants (minimum of 20 participants is required): $3000
  • Any additional participants 31-50: $80/person.
  • Total cost per group of 50: $4,600.00

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Training Dates: Please fill out the Teacher Training Request Form to schedule a training for your agency.


Sharpening Your DRDP Skills

This training is for teaching staff that have not attended a DRDP (2015) or Meaningful Observation training. Sharpening Your DRDP Skills is designed for staff who have experience using the DRDP and would like to learn more about the English language development (ELD) measures, increase observation skills, and learn some time saving tips. For teachers who have already participated in the DRDP or Meaningful Observation trainings, Desired Results recommends the Planning with Data one-day training.

Cost: 

  • First 20-30 Participants (minimum of 20 participants is required): $3000
  • Any additional participants 31-50: $80/person.
  • Total cost per group of 50: $4,600.00

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Training Dates: Please fill out the Teacher Training Request Form to schedule a training for your agency.


Planning with Data Teacher Training*

This full day training provides the opportunity to learn about:

  • Using DRDP results to plan for individual children and groups of children
  • Looking in depth at how to plan for small and large groups of children as well as individualize for specific children
  • Utilizing the foundations and framework in the planning process

Cost: 

  • First 20-30 Participants (minimum of 20 participants is required): $3000
  • Any additional participants 31-50: $80/person.
  • Total cost per group of 50: $4,600.00

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Training Dates: Please fill out the Teacher Training Request Form to schedule a training for your agency.

* Please bring a copy of Preschool Learning Foundation, Vol. 1 and Preschool Curriculum Framework, Volume 1 and Classroom/Individual child data.


California Department of Education's California Early Childhood Online (CECO)

The courses provided on the California Early Childhood Online (CECO) Web site enable teachers to increase content knowledge and ability to provide developmentally appropriate experiences for children in their care.


California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) 

Trainings include Preschool English Learner Guide, Preschool Foundations, Focus on English Language Development (ELD), Preschool Curriculum Development and much more! See CPIN calendar of events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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