30 Hour School-Age Basics (STARS Basics, Seattle, May 30 & 31)
STARS Credits: 30
30-Hour School Age Initial Training Requirement (or STARS Basics) for working effectively with children ages 5-12. Content meets minimum Washington State Licensing requirement for new staff. This two day class, covering all 10 Basics Modules, is accompanied by 15 hours of take-home work and reading. You must attend both all day sessions and complete all homework to get credit and receive a certificate of completion.
Lunch will be provided by SOWA. Please be sure to identify dietary restrictions during checkout. Two day class (plus homework) will cover all 10 basics modules.
ATTENTION LICENSED PROGRAM STAFF: All funding used to offer free training has been exhausted for the 2018-2019 contract year. Our hope is to be able to offer this great resource again in the fall of 2019. In the meantime, if you are unable to pay for training, please click here for more information about training reimbursement from DCYF. Thank you so much for your continued participation in our workshops!
About the Instructor
Thanks to our partnership with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), providers working in licensed school-age programs can receive STARS Credits from our workshops.
Core Competency Content Area ?
- I: Child/Adolescent Growth and Development
- II: Learning Environment & Curriculum
- III: Child/Adolescent Observation and Assessment
- IV: Families, Communities, and Schools
- V: Safety and Wellness
- VI: Interactions with Children and Youth
- VII: Program Planning and Development
- VIII: Professional Development & Leadership
- IX: Cultural Competency & Responsiveness
- X: Youth Empowerment
Quality Standard Domain ?
- Family, School & Community Connections
- Ongoing Staff & Volunteer Development
- Program & Activities
- Safety & Wellness
Most SOWA workshops and webinars are STARS approved. Classes fill quickly and registrations are processed in the order received. Your registration is not complete until payment is received. If you have a question regarding payment, please contact Nerrisah Townsend at ntownsend [at] schoolsoutwashington.org or (206) 336-6903.
SOWA reserves the right to cancel any training event two business days prior to the event. In case of cancellation, registrants will be notified and registration fees refunded. If you cannot attend a training event, we will refund your registration fees only if we are contacted at least two business days prior to the event. Otherwise, no refunds will be given.