Announcing the Release of Secondary Observer Recertification!

We are happy to announce the release of Secondary Observer Recertification! Recertification is an annual requirement to ensure that your CLASS observation skills are up to date and your data are accurate. With your recertification test, you will receive Video Library access to help you prepare Access to a coding refresher video and other testing […]

Important Deadline Regarding CLASS Recertification

As of December 16, 2013, Teachstone is implementing a policy that requires CLASS observers and trainers to purchase recertification within 16 weeks of their certification expiration date. This means that all users whose certification expired on or before August 26, 2013, will no longer be eligible to purchase recertification after December 16th. For the past […]

Reflections from the 2013 QRIS National Meeting

We loved meeting so many of you at the BUILD meeting in D.C. earlier this month. It was wonderful to hear about the great work you are doing in your states to improve the quality of teaching and learning and ensure that children reach their fullest potential. The D.C. meeting provided a great forum for […]

K-3 CLASS™ materials updated

Upgrade today! We’re committed to continually improving our products and services. That’s why we’ve upgraded many of our K-3 CLASS training and education programs. Specifically, the K-3 CLASS Observation Training, Introduction to the K-3 CLASS Tool, K-3 CLASS Train-the-Trainer Program, and K-3 CLASS Video Library now contain Expanded video collections (increased variety in classrooms settings, […]

Toddler CLASS updates released

To ensure that your observations better capture the developmentally-appropriate interactions that matter for children, we’ve restructured the Toddler CLASS™ measure. The updated version contains two domains: Emotional and Behavioral Support and Engaged Support for Learning. This shift from the prior organization around three domains reflects what research results have proven—that emotional and behavioral interactions are […]