CLASS® Observation Supports

Strengthen key observation skills to deepen understanding of effective teacher-child interactions across diverse settings.

CLASS® Observation Support Series

A growing library of topics that strengthen specific observation skills critical to effectively measuring interactions across a diversity of settings
Free for Observers
Certified observers receive access to these on-demand training at no additional cost through myTeachstone.
Focused Learning
Each topic offers a learning experience tailored to a specific area of expertise.
Impactful Outcomes
Learning experiences are designed to offer new strategies to build more effective observation practices.
Age Neutral
Topics offer support across various age levels, birth through secondary, with some being more targeted than others.

Reduce personal biases that are brought to an observation.

CLASS® Observation Support: Reducing Bias helps observers:

  • Explore types of biases
  • Recognize their own biases
  • Identify where bias may affect CLASS® scores
  • Practice new strategies to reduce biases during an observation

Increase confidence in observing settings that serve children with disabilities.

CLASS® Observation Support: Settings Serving Children with Disabilities helps observers:

  • Expand knowledge of interactions that are supportive of children with disabilities
  • Recognize and reduce bias 
  • Learn best practices when observing in settings serving children with disabilities

Expand understanding of effective teacher-child interactions.

CLASS® Observation Support: Settings with Dual Language Learners helps observers:

  • Recognize interactions that are supportive of dual language learners
  • Understand what makes settings with dual language learners and their educators unique
  • Practice new strategies to effectively observe in these settings

Build Confidence in CLASS® Observations

Interested in a live virtual facilitated training?

All trainings from the CLASS Observation Support Series are available to be virtually facilitated by a CLASS Expert. Contact us to learn more.