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STAR NET Region IV Training Calendar 2020-2021

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STAR NET Region IV Training Calendar At-A-Glance 2020 – 2021
Illinois STAR NET Statewide Webinar At-A-Glance 2020 – 2021

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Teaching Strategies GOLD®: Introduction for Teachers – Webinar Series (3/10/21 & 3/17/21)

March 10 @ 1:00 pmMarch 17 @ 1:00 pm

Registration Form (PDF): Click Here
Register Online: Click Here

Registration deadline is three business days before the webinar.

Description: This session is an introduction to Teaching Strategies GOLD® Online, a web-based, developmentally appropriate assessment system for children birth through 3rd grade. Through video clips, small group work, and facilitator led discussions, participants will explore the structure, features, and functionality of the tool and practice using it to follow the four-step assessment cycle which links assessment and curriculum to strengthen classroom practice and improve outcomes for children. By the end of the session participants will have the basic skills needed to begin implementing Teaching Strategies GOLD® Online. There are prerequisites for this workshop.

Required Prerequisite:
Log into your MyTeachingStrategies Account.
Click on the DEVELOP tab at the top of the screen.
Click on MY COURSES at the top (in the grey banner on the screen).
Click on the free courses titled:

  • Introducing MyTeachingStrategies (2 hours total)
    ~Getting Started with MyTeachingStrategies (30 min)
    ~Exploring the Teach Area (30 min)
    ~Exploring the Assess Area (30 min)
    ~Exploring the Develop, Report, and Families Areas (30 min)
  • GOLD® Introduction (2 hours total)
    ~Getting Started (1 hour)
    ~A Closer Look (1 hour)
  • Objectives for Development and Learning (2 hours total of the 10 hours)
    ~Exploring the Objectives (1 hour 10 min)
    ~One other Area of Development of your choice (1 hour)

As you complete the trainings you will have the option to GET CERT.  Please email a copy or screenshot of your certificate(s) to: by 2pm on Friday, March 5, 2021.
A copy of this certificate is needed before you can attend the Full Day Webinar portion of the training series.

Note: Approximately three weeks before the webinar, registrants will receive an email to confirm receipt of their registration request and important instructions that should be viewed prior to the day of the session.

Presenter(s): Stephanie Herling

Webinar Session Dates(s): March 10, 2021 & March 17, 2021
Webinar Log-In: 12:45PM – 1:00PM
Webinar Session(s): 1:00PM – 4:00PM

This training will provide 12.0  professional development hours (clock hours) for the following:
* Educator License Renewal for ISBE
* CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 7. Observing/Recording Behavior
* CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
* Gateways to Opportunity credit in area(s) C. Observation and Assessment

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March 10 @ 1:00 pm
March 17 @ 1:00 pm
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