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January 24-25, 2019
(8:30 am to 4:30 pm)


CESA 11 Head Start
225 Osterman Dr.
Turtle Lake, WI


The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASSTM) is an observational tool that provides a common lens and language focused on what matters—the classroom interactions that boost student learning. Data from CLASSTM observations are used to support teachers’ unique professional development needs, set school­-wide goals, and shape system­wide reform at the local, state, and national levels.

Who should attend?

Program directors, education managers/coordinators, mentors/coaches, or anyone else who will conduct CLASS observations in Head Start Classrooms. All participants commit to completing the CLASS Reliability test within six weeks following the conclusion of the training.

Training Format

The Class Observation Training is a two­ day training that helps you build an in depth understanding of the CLASSTM observation tool and explains how to use the tool to accurately observe and code classrooms. Explicit instruction and guided practice using authentic classroom videos helps to prepare for the CLASSTM reliability test that follows this training.


$350 per person payable to Wisconsin Head Start Association which includes:

  • CLASS Observation Participant Package
  • CLASS Observation Training Participant Guide
  • CLASS Manual Score Sheet
  • CLASS Master Code Justifications
  • MyCLASS account
  • Subscription to the CLASS Video Library
  • Pre­training video
  • Reliability test (8 weeks of access)
  • Reliability performance report
  • Year-long CLASS Observation Certification (contingent on passing the reliability test)
  • CLASS Observer certification card (contingent on passing the reliability test)
  • Teachstone support

*The price increase from past CLASS events has been applied due to the rising cost of Teachstone materials, rates and access which took effect in October, 2018.


Brenda Hall has over 35 years of experiences in the field of Early Childhood Education inclusive of home childcare, home visitor, preschool teacher, mentor teacher, education manager, and director. She currently works as an Early Childhood Specialist providing training and technical assistance to Head Start programs. She holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and a Master Degree in Education from Concordia University, St. Paul, MN.

Hotel Room Block

Due to the low maximum number of participants included in this training, no room block is available. However, to assist you in lodging, below is a list of the two closest Hotels to the venue

Country Lodge
3 blocks from venue.
Casino adjacent!
Currently selling at around $79 p/n.
Holiday Inn Express
30 minutes from venue.
Currently selling at around $115 p/n.

Deadline to Register

January 1st, 2019


Contact Brian at or Wendy Bowe at


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