upcoming events.

Due to the spread of COVID-19, we will not be taking in-person meetings or providing in-person trainings. We miss being able to connect with you in person, which is why we are continuing to expand the online learning opportunities we offer.

Webinars

July 16, 2020 | 1:10pm EST

See and Be Seen

During this webinar, participants will become familiar with best practice for observing children/youth, learn how to create anecdotal records and moderate data, learn about the Adult Rating of Child Behavior, and discuss observation in virtual settings.

Speakers: Charles Smith, Managing Consultant at QTurn + Lorraine Thoreson, Manager of 21st Century Learning Centers, MDE

This session is part of the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant ProgramĀ  Summer Symposium.

July 23, 2020 | 11:00am EST

Management Practices Self-Assessment

During this session, Project Directors will learn how the Management Practices Self-Assessment (MPSA) is used in an annual CQI cycle in the state of Michigan and be encouraged to think about how that example might be adapted to use in their own state and local 21st CCLC program.

Speakers: Charles Smith, Managing Consultant at QTurn + Lorraine Thoreson, Manager of 21st Century Learning Centers, MDE

TBD

Guidance for Afterschool Learning at a Distance

Guidance for Afterschool Learning at a Distance is a set of quality standards for program/site managers while they are implementing distance (online or off-line) programming during the Coronavirus pandemic. This webinar is an opportunity for participants to learn about the standards, self-assessment rubric, manual and resources, as well as participate in the development process by asking questions, sharing experiences and providing expertise.

Speakers: Charles Smith, Managing Consultant at QTurn + a member of the Michigan Afterschool Partnership

Trainings

Adult Rating of Child Behavior

Available Fall 2020

Guidance for Afterschool Learning at a Distance

Available Fall 2020

Bi-monthly zoom chat

Sept 10, 2020 | 11:00 am EST

Guidance for Learning at a Distance – how to utilize the Guidance to prepare for uncertainty

Speakers: Charles Smith, Managing Consultant at QTurn + Leanne Roy, Technical Consultant at QTurn

Sept 17, 2020 | 11:00 am EST

Introducing QTurn White Paper #1: A Framework for Socio-Emotional Skills, Supports, and Equity

Speakers: Charles Smith, Managing Consultant at QTurn + Steve Peck, Senior Technical Consultant at QTurn, Terri Slaughter, Consultant of QTurn