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Pre-K and K-3 CLASS™ Awareness and Overview Training

Training Description

“What’s all this about CLASS™?!” In this overview session, CEED trainers describe the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS™) framework and the impact of teacher-child interactions on children's social emotional and academic outcomes. Participants will:

  • Examine the 10 dimensions of the instrument
  • Understand potential uses of the CLASS™
  • Reflect on strengths and areas to grow in providing academic and social support to promote student learning

Trainings are scheduled by request and can take place on-site in childcare programs, community locations, or at CEED.

Out-of-state participants are welcome at this training.

Possible audience size: Minimum: 10; Maximum: Up to 80

Cost: $25 per person

Hours: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Register for Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017: University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, CEED Blue Room, Learning & Environmental Sciences Building (LES), Suite 425, St. Paul, MN, 55108. Register by Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Register online. Directions and parking.

Schedule a Training for Your Group

  • Two-hour training in metro area: $250 plus mileage (Price per additional hour: $100)
  • Two-hour training in greater Minnesota: Pricing will be determined through consultation with CEED staff.

Complete the Training Services Request Form or contact Kristina Erstad-Sankey at 612-625-6397 or

Fees and Terms

Related Resources

CEED Quality Interaction Video Library

Purchase a subscription to view and download video clips that provide Minnesota-specific examples of strategies and teaching and which measure concepts of quality interactions. For use in quality coaching by Minnesota Center for Professional Development approved early childhood professional development providers only. For Minnesota residents and organizations only. 

Read more about the Video Library and purchase a subscription.

CLASS™ Modules

Choose between viewing these learning modules for free or earning a continuing education certificate for 1 clock hour towards professional development by completing a pre- and post-test and viewing a learning module.


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