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Rush & Shelden Master Coach Training

May 25, 2021
When: July 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This is a closed training, accessible through application process with your Birth to Three program.  Pre-requisite: having completed training and TA and reached fidelity as a family coach.


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Rush & Shelden 2 day Training: Evidence Based Practices in Early Intervention

May 25, 2021
When: July 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am – July 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

This is a CLOSED training, accessible by application only, through the Birth to Three programs.  This 2 day training prepares family coaches in evidence-based practices of natural learning environment practices, coaching as a style of interaction, and primary service provider approach to teaming.  Attendance at the training also requires 6 months of monthly TA – writing and reviewing coaching logs. Pre-requisite: previous Natural Learning Environments training


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Rush & Shelden Master Coach Training

May 25, 2021
When: November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This is a closed training, by application only.  Training will be held REMOTELY.


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Rush & Shelden 2 Day Training: Evidence Based Practices in Early Intervention

May 25, 2021
When: November 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am – November 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

This is a closed training for those who applied through their early intervention Birth to Three program.  The training will be held REMOTELY.


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Rush Shelden 2 day Training: Evidence Based Practices in Early Intervention

May 25, 2021
When: June 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am – June 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

This is a closed training for those accepted through application process at their Birth to Three Program.  Will be held REMOTELY


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Service Coordination: REMOTE 6-30-21

April 28, 2021
When: June 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

Service Coordination one day training will be held REMOTELY due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/ YOU MUST EMAIL COPIES OF … Continue reading


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Service Coordination: 3-23-22

April 28, 2021
When: March 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

It will be determined if Service Coordination will be held in-person or remotely.  REGISTRATION CLOSES TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TRAINING! PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/ … Continue reading


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Service Coordination: 11- 17-21

April 28, 2021
When: November 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

It will be determined if Service Coordination will be held in-person or remotely.  REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 weeks prior to the training date! PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – MUST be completed one week PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to … Continue reading


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Service Coordination: 9-15-21

April 28, 2021
When: September 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

Service Coordination one day training will be held remotely. Registration closes 2 weeks prior to the training date.  No exceptions. PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/ YOU … Continue reading


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Service Coordination: 1- 11- 22

April 28, 2021
When: January 11, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

It will be determined if Service Coordination will be held in-person or remotely.  REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TRAINING! PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/ … Continue reading


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Part C Application Public Hearing #2

March 10, 2021
When: April 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: See below for the TEAMs link and call in number.

Here is a link to the draft FFY21 Part C Application. Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting  (https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NDJlMzQxZTMtZDQ1OS00MWE1LTkxMWYtOTg4MGU2OGZhZjNm%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22118b7cfa-a3dd-48b9-b026-31ff69bb738b%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%220e8c7542-1f45-4bc5-b1f8-5731a652f2ad%22%7d) Or call in (audio only) +1 860-840-2075,,288412702#   United States, Hartford Phone Conference ID: 288 412 702#


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Part C Application Public Hearing #1

March 10, 2021
When: April 12, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: See below for the TEAMs link and call in number.

Here is a link to the draft FFY21 Part C Application. Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting   (https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YWU0NDQ5Y2EtNTAyZC00ZTc4LThiZDctMzlkM2FlYjFjZWE1%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22118b7cfa-a3dd-48b9-b026-31ff69bb738b%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%220e8c7542-1f45-4bc5-b1f8-5731a652f2ad%22%7d ) Or call in (audio only) +1 860-840-2075,,833986018#   United States, Hartford Phone Conference ID: 833 986 018#  


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Going Deeper Into Natural Learning Environment Practices in Birth to Three: REMOTE

February 4, 2021
When: March 4, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood

This training which will be provided remotely is essential for all Birth to Three interventionists and is also a pre-requisite for attending the Rush and Shelden training.  It will provide an overview of best practices including Natural Learning Environments, Coaching as a Style of Interaction, and Primary Service Provider approach to teaming. Focus will be on developing increased competence in supporting families during their everyday activities in using strategies that address outcomes and promote child development. As one very skilled program director put it: “We really thought we were using natural learning environment practices, but through this training we realized … Continue reading


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Where Do We Grow From Here? Virtual Conference

January 22, 2021
When: April 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am – April 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

2021 Virtual Conference – April 16 & 17 Childhood Conversations and Together We Will presents: Where Do We Grow From Here? Reflections on Covid, Recovery & Rebuilding See www.childhoodconversations.com for more information.  


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Service Coordination: REMOTE 5-18-21

January 19, 2021
When: May 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

Service Coordination one day training will be held REMOTELY due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/ YOU MUST EMAIL COPIES OF … Continue reading


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Service Coordination: REMOTE 3-25-21

January 19, 2021
When: March 25, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

Service Coordination one day training will be held REMOTELY due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training: Complete all online modules, exam and receive the Birth to Three Initial Certificate Complete all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate Minimally, complete 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/ YOU MUST EMAIL COPIES OF … Continue reading


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Going Deeper Into Natural Learning Environment Practices in Birth to Three: REMOTE

October 2, 2020
When: October 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This training which will be provided remotely is essential for all Birth to Three interventionists and is a pre-requisite for attending the Rush and Shelden training.  It will provide an overview of best practices including Natural Learning Environments, Coaching as a Style of Interaction, and Primary Service Provider approach to teaming. Focus will be on developing increased competence in supporting families during their everyday activities in using strategies that address outcomes and promote child development. As one very skilled program director put it: “We really thought we were using natural learning environment practices, but through this training we realized how … Continue reading


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Going Deeper Into Natural Learning Environment Practices in Birth to Three: REMOTE

October 2, 2020
When: June 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This training which will be provided remotely is essential for all Birth to Three interventionists and is a pre-requisite for attending the Rush and Shelden training.  It will provide an overview of best practices including Natural Learning Environments, Coaching as a Style of Interaction, and Primary Service Provider approach to teaming. Focus will be on developing increased competence in supporting families during their everyday activities in using strategies that address outcomes and promote child development. As one very skilled program director put it: “We really thought we were using natural learning environment practices, but through this training we realized how … Continue reading


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Rush & Shelden Master Coach Training

June 7, 2020
When: June 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This is a CLOSED training that is accessible only through acceptance of a team member’s application from their Birth to Three program director.


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Rush & Shelden 2 day Evidence-Based Practices in Early Intervention

June 7, 2020
When: November 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am – November 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

This is a CLOSED training that is accessible only through acceptance of a team’s application from the Birth to Three program director.


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