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Children's Specialist 2 Assessment (2-Day)

Dates: Thursday, December 7, 2023 - Friday, December 8, 2023 from 8:30 am - 4 pm MT (2 Days)
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Event Type: Certificate Assessment

Location: Snowbird (Upper Level of the Creekside Lodge, Entry 1)
Snowbird will require reservations for parking this year, and bus service will be more limited. If you register for a Snowbird event, please plan your travel and reserve your parking early. Please check the website for most up to date parking and public transportation:

Host Division: Intermountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $310.00 (available through Wednesday, November 22)
- Last Chair Rate: $335.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, CS 2 quiz must be passed prior to registration, CS 2 workbook requirement, CS1 certification required, Certification level 2 in primary discipline

Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 23, 2023, 11:59 pm MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Course Overview: The Children's Specialist 2 (CS2) is a 2-day interactive, assessment-based certificate event. The event covers teaching children of all ages from the beginner/novice through the advanced zones with an emphasis in working with EACH CHILD IN A GROUP as well as the group of children as a whole.

Course Learning Outcomes

The CS2 Learning Outcomes follow the Learning Connection Model's outline with children's specific criteria:

People Skills

  • Engages in developmentally appropriate communication to meet each child's needs, the group's needs and the needs of the parents.
  • Manages intrapersonal and interpersonal situations with each child, the group of children as a whole and their parents in a developmentally appropriate manner.

Teaching Skills

  • Uses provided information about children and parents to plan agreed upon learning experiences through the advanced zone.
  • Delivers individualized learning experiences that have developmentally realistic outcomes.

Technical Skills

  • Identifies & compares distinct characteristics of cognitive, affective, and physical growth, including psychomotor development for individual children, relative to snowsports, through the advanced zone.
  • Prioritizes and individualizes cause and effect relationships influenced by child growth, stages of psychomotor development and equipment options and prescribes solutions for multiple fundamentals through the advanced zone.

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