AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING
PROGRAM IS AS EASY AS
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Working with hundreds of school districts nationwide, we’ve learned that
implementing a training program can be easy if set up correctly.

STEDI Skills Training Suite™

STEDI Skills Training Suite™

We Train Subs & Professionals

SubSkills™

ProSkills™

AdminSkills™

SubSkills Online Training
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Adv. Classroom Management
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Adv. Teaching Strategies
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Adv. Special Education
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Cust. Support 8-4:30 PM MST
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Paraeducator Training
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Specialist Training
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Classroom Teacher Training
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Remote Teacher Training
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Parenting Magic
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Fill-Rate Course
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Fill-Rate Academy
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District Specific Content
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SubSkills™ Training Package

WANT TO HIRE THE BEST PEOPLE TO BE SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS? SEE OUR TRAINING DEMO.

Districts can choose if they want to pay for the cost of training themselves, or if they want the job applicant to complete the training (having the skills they need) prior to applying for a substitute teaching position with your district.

SubSkills™ Online Training

NEW OR EXISTING SUBSTITUTES: 

 

An 8-hour basic skills training course for substitute teachers

  • Classroom Management (Behavior Management, Staying on Task, Skills Training, Avoiding Traps, and use of Starter Activities)
  • Teaching Strategies (Brainstorming, KWL Chart, Reviewing Strategies, and Teaching with Technology)
  • The Professional Teacher (Appropriate Attire, Lesson Plan, Seating Charts, End of Day, and the Substitute Teacher Report)
  • Special Education (Classroom setup, Interactions, Terms and Laws, Different Abilities, Success in Special Ed, and Quick Review)
  • Orientation & Legal Issues (Safety, First Aid, Ethical & Legal, Sexual Harassment, Bullying, Protecting Students, Crisis Mgmt.)
  • Fill-in Activities (Over 150 lesson, starter, and fill-in activities that can be downloaded and saved)
  • The SubAssessment Test (Four (4) attempts, with a recommended 85% passing score)
  • A SubDiploma Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the SubAssessment test)
  • SubSkills Alumni Facebook Group (Participants who completed the training share advice and experiences and ask for help)

Advanced Teaching Strategies

EXISTING SUBSTITUTES:

 

A 3-hour refresher professional development course for substitute teachers

  • Brainstorming, KWL Chart, Quick Write, Venn Diagrams, Concept Mapping, DOVE Rules, T Chart, Questioning Strategies, Bloom’s Taxonomy Questions, Fan-n-Pick Strategy, Cooperative Learning, Jigsaw Learning, and Corners.
  • An Assessment (Four (4) attempts, with a recommended 85% passing score)
  • A Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Assessment)

Advanced Special Education

EXISTING SUBSTITUTES: 

 

A 3-hour refresher professional development for substitute teachers

  • Working with Paraprofessionals, Attitude & Respect, Terms & Laws, Adapting Lesson Plans, Human Behavior, Stay on Tasks, Whisper Technique, Write and Erase, Give Me Five, Captivate & Redirect, Positive Teacher-to-Student Interactions, Setting Clear Expectations, Student Behavior, Establish Consequences, and Handling Intense Situations Non-Coercively.
  • An Assessment (Four (4) attempts, with a recommended 85% passing score)
  • A Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Assessment)

WANT TO PROVIDE TRAINING TO OTHER PROFESSIONALS WITHIN YOUR DISTRICT? SEE OUR TRAINING DEMO.

Research shows that organizations who provide training to their employees receive benefits such as reducing complaints and turnover, increasing fill rates and subpools, building self-efficacy among staff, providing job fulfillment and enjoyment, and allowing student learning to progress.

SubSkills™ Training Package

  • Basic and advanced/refresher training courses for Substitute Teachers, covering classroom management, teaching strategies, professionalism, and special education, as well as orientation and legal issues.

Paraeducator Training

EXISTING PARAEDUCATORS: 

A 3-hour professional development course

  • Classroom setup, Interaction with Students, Responsibilities, Special Terms & Laws, Teaching, Meeting Student Needs, Four-Principles of Human Behavior, Stay on Task, Behavior Management, Expectations, Avoid Traps, Working with Teachers, First Aid & Safety, OSHA Guidelines, School Nurses, Child Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Being Sensitive, Protecting Students, and Don’t Cross the Line.
  • An Assessment (Four (4) attempts, with a recommended 85% passing score)
  • A Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Assessment)

Specialist Classroom Management

EXISTING SPECIALIST: 

A 4-hour professional development course

  • Human Behavior, Expectations, Stay on Task, Positive Interactions, Behavior Management, Avoid Traps, Lesson Kickstarters, Graphic Organizers, Questioning Strategies, Group Work, Reviewing and Other Strategies, Appropriate Attire, Intro to Special Education, First Aid & Safety, Child Abuse Reporting, Sexual Harassment, Diversity Training, Bullying, and End of Day Activities.
  • An Assessment (Four (4) attempts, with a recommended 85% passing score)
  • A Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Assessment)

Teacher Classroom Management

EXISTING TEACHERS: 

A 5-hour professional development course

  • Setting Expectations, Model Your Expectations, Identify and Teach Routines & Procedures, and Skills such as: Observation, Stay on Task, Increase Positive Interaction, Respond Non-Coercively to Consequential Behavior, Avoid Trap, and a Self-Evaluation
  • An Assessment (Four (4) attempts, with a recommended 85% passing score)
  • A Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Assessment)

Teaching Online: Principles, Techniques, and Strategies

REMOTE OR PERMANENT TEACHERS: 

A 2-hour professional development course

  • Learn about Desired Results, Evidence & Assessment, and what a Learning Plan could be
  • Establishing Goals for Teacher and Students, Transfer Learning to Remote and Online Situations
  • Understand Learner Engagement, Mindset Change, Learning Communities, Growth Mindset, and Using Technology
  • Help Students Learn How to Learn Online, Utilize Various Remote Tools to Teach, Learn, and Achieve Goals
  • A Certificate (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Assessment)

Fill-Rate Course

ADMINISTRATORS, HR DIRECTORS & MANAGERS: 

A 4-hour online training for school district staff who oversee substitute teacher programs

  • Increase Fill-rates, Reduce Complaints, Understand Aspects of Substitute Teaching, How Welcome & Manage Substitutes, Training vs. Orientation, Ideal Substitutes, and Require Training, SubTaskForce, Substitute Teacher Pay, How Many Substitutes?, Establish Staffing Goals, Teacher Shortages, Recruiting Issues, Use of Fill-in Activities for Substitutes, and Create an Action Plan
  • Certificate of Achievement (Available as a downloadable PDF document upon completion of the Quiz)

Parenting Magic Foundations Course

PARENTS OF STUDENTS:

A training for parents (The At-Home Teachers)

Ask Yourself These Questions:

  • Why Are Family Relationships So Different and Much More Difficult? What is a Relationship Matrix? Do I Have A Strong Relationship With My Kids? Do I Have Positive or Negative Interactions With My Kids? What is Relationship Banking? Do I Praise My Kids Enough? Do I Know How to Invite DAVE to the Conversation? Am I Listening With Both Ears?

AdminSkills™ PACKAGE

WANT TO PROVIDE EXCLUSIVE TRAINING FOR YOUR SUBMANAGERS? SEE OUR DEMO.

ProSkills™ Package

DISTRICT PROFESSIONALS:

Includes the SubSkills™ Package for non-certified individuals

  • Trainings for new and existing substitutes, as well as professional development training exclusively for district paraeducators, specialists, and full-time professional teacher staffs.

Fill-Rate Academy™

ADMINISTRATORS, HR DIRECTORS & MANAGERS:

An online 11-session training program designed for school district staff who oversee substitute teacher programs

Session One: Overview, Expectations, SubTask, and Surveys

  • SWOT Analysis, Surveys, SubTaskForce, SubShortage, and Teacher Attendance

Session Two: Overview of Recruiting, Training, Retaining Substitute Teachers

  • SubPay, How Many Substitute Teachers are Needed?, Establish a Staffing Goals

Session Three: Recruiting Substitute Teachers

  • Recruiting Substitute Teachers, Recruiting Materials, Hiring Procedures & Website, Wording for Your Website

Session Four: Training Substitute Teachers

  • Skill Level of a Substitute Teacher

Session Five: Retaining Substitute Teachers

  • Communication, Video, Surveys, SubWeek

Session Six: Reducing Substitute Teaching Budgets

  • Payroll, Demand for Substitute Teaching, Onboarding & Orientation

Session Seven: Recognition

  • Identify Possible Incentives, SubReady/SubFriendly

Session Eight: Spring Surveys and Results

  • Surveys include: Permanent Teacher Licence Rates, # of Hours Worked Weekly, Districts Hiring Substitutes Rates, Districts Hiring Certified and Non-certified Substitute Teacher Rates, Average Pay for Substitutes in Rural, Suburban, and Urban locations, % of Districts Who Pay Substitutes More This Year Than Last Year, Absenteeism Rates, Fill Rates, and Complaint Rates

Session Nine: Reviewing and Establishing Effective Practices, Policies, and Procedures

  • Policies & Procedures: General Areas, Creating a SubTaskForce, Teacher Attendance, Performance Reviews, Teacher Incentives, Required Training vs. Offered Training, Annual Orientation, Budget Increases or Decreases, Prioritize, and Research.
  • Practices: Include Substitutes in PD, Communicate with Substitutes, Appreciation & Recognition, Screening & Purging Processes.

Session Ten: Substitute Teacher Orientation

  • Purpose of Orientation: Transfer of Information, District’s Liability, Motivational, Paperwork
  • Substitute Teacher Wants to Know and Needs to Know: Pay, Opportunities, and Policies & Procedures 
  • Online Orientation: Delivers Same Content, Signed Verification, Done Before Enter Classroom, Can Be Done Anytime
  • On-site Orientation: Interactive, Q/A, Paperwork, Meet Applicants, Specific Dates & Times
  • Orientation Ideas: Activity, Scavenger Hunt, Teach Each Other, Move Around, Model Teaching, Review Orientation 

Session Eleven: Review and Goals for the School Year

  • SubTaskForce, Surveys, Training, Recruiting, Retaining, Fill-rates, Reports, and Budget

Additional Resources Include: SubGuide’s for Introductions, Recruiting, Screening, Training, Biggest Impact, and Evaluating Substitutes

District Specific Content

SCHOOL DISTRICT ONBOARDING COMPANION:

Additional content may be added for your job applicants, existing substitutes, and staff to access

  • May include district on-boarding videos, PDF’s, photos, electronic signatures, etc. within training package

Reserved for districts with 30,000+ student enrollments

We Train Individuals To Be Educators Not Babysitters