Using the HighScope COR (Child Observation Record) Method of Assessment
by Carol Weisheit
February 27-28, 2013
Each day: Reg. 8:00 AM, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (Central Time)
101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign, Illinois
Description:This workshop will focus on using the HighScope COR (Child Observation Record) Method of Assessment. Participants will learn to use the
COR to identify what children are learning through their play, use the COR to identify the developmental levels in children's anecdotes, complete the Child
Development Summary, complete a COR Family Report, and use the COR to share information with parents. Please Note: This workshop does not fulfill
credit from the HighScope Educational Research Foundation. However, participants will receive CPDU, CDA, and CE credit from STARNET.
Presenter Bios:Carol Weisheit is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist with Illinois STARNET, a federal project funded through the Illinois State Board
of Education. An Early Childhood Specialist since 2002, Carol provides technical assistance and support to teachers who work with children birth to age
eight, focusing primarily on children with special needs. Carol also consults with agencies and programs on a variety of topics and is a HighScope certified
teacher and trainer. Carol was the former state director of Illinois CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), served on the National CASA Curriculum
Advisory Committee, and was a trainer for National CASA. Carol has directed child-care programs for low-income families, coordinated and taught in an
at-risk pre-kindergarten program, and served as a parent educator providing home visits to families at-risk. Carol also served as a NAEYC validator, visiting
programs all over the United States and abroad. She has a Bachelor's degree in Child Development and a Master's degree in Child and Family Studies. In
her spare time, Carol is working on a book about the perils of praise. Her husband, Ralph, is a distinguished professor at Illinois State University in the
Criminal Justice Department and their son, Ryan, is a budding jazz musician in New York City.
This training will provide 12 contact hours for the following:
- CPDUs (Continuing Professional Development Units) for teacher certification
- CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) #7
- CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
- Gateways to Opportunity credit in area(s) C
Full attendance is required to receive a certificate.
Registration form for this workshop.