ASQ-3™ & ASQ:SE Training Institute
Learn how to catch delays early with the #1 developmental and social-emotional screeners
We will hold registration open until the last few spaces are filled
Led by ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE expert trainer Sue Yockelson, Ph.D., the in-depth, step-by-step Institute will take attendees’ ASQ knowledge to the next level.
Equally useful for new or veteran users, this thorough seminar shows you how to
- implement ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE effectively
- score questionnaires and interpret results
- identify developmental warning signs
- discuss results sensitively with families
- understand the referral process
- work with families from diverse cultural backgrounds
You’ll also learn everything you need to know to instruct your colleagues in using ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE, including how to
- lead an ASQ-3 or ASQ:SE seminar for your own program
- coach providers in effectively administering the questionnaires and discussing results with families
- plan and implement successful trainings
June 5-June 7, 2013
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel
One Grand Cypress Blvd
Orlando, FL 32836
Days & times
Wednesday, June 5
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 6
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday, June 7
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Full attendance is required for successful completion of the Institute.
Please plan your travel accordingly.
ASQ Institute FAQs
Where will the training take place?
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
One Grand Cypress Blvd
Orlando, FL 32836
Telephone: (407) 239-1234
Fax: (407) 239-3837
What is the closest airport to Orlando?
Orlando International Airport (MCO)
With more than 31 scheduled airlines providing nonstop service from 88 domestic cities in the U.S. and 19 international cities, nearly every major destination flies into Orlando International Airport (MCO).
How do I get from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress?
There are various forms of transportation from the Orlando International Airport to the Hotel and various price points, please select the transportation that works best for you.
Some recommendations from the Hotel are listed below:
Arriving Guests: Please proceed to Ground Transportation, located one level below baggage claim and look for the Mears Transportation desk. Inform the representative that you need the shuttle to the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. After hours, you may reach a Mears Representative for assistance via phone.
Departing Guests: Advance reservations are required and can be arranged through the Mears desk each day from 7:30a.m.–8:30p.m., or via phone 407-239-1234 ext. 4149. After hours, call 407-423-5566.
Cost: Age 12 and older $21 one-way, $34 roundtrip; Age 4-11 $17 one-way, $27 roundtrip
Taxi Service (other than Mears Transportation)
Arriving Guests: Taxis are available at Orlando International Airport on the Ground Transportation Level on both the A and B sides of the Main Terminal.
Cost: Approximately $55 one-way
Orlando is the largest rental car market in the world, with most of the major car rental companies located on-airport, without the need for a shuttle bus to pick up your rental car. The rental car companies are located in Terminal A and Terminal B on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1).
How do I get from the airport to the hotel if I rent a car?
Rental car companies will provide directions and often a map of the local area.
For more specific directions to the hotel, contact the hotel concierge. http://www.mapquest.com/directions
Do I need to pay to park at the hotel?
Self- and valet-parking are available for an additional fee and are subject to applicable tax. Please contact the hotel for charges.
What time can I check-in at the hotel?
Check-in is 4:00 p.m.; if you arrive early and your hotel room is not available, you may check your luggage and enjoy the resort facilities until check-in time.
When do I need to check-out of the hotel?
Check-out is 12:00 noon; unless you are staying for an additional night, you will need to check-out on Friday, June 7 by 12:00 noon. Luggage storage is available at the hotel for a nominal fee.
Do I need to bring any ASQ materials to the Institute? / What products are required for the training?
Yes, you will need to bring the following:
ASQ-3 User’s Guide (Brookes Publishing Stock #70045, $50.00); and
The ASQ:SE User’s Guide (Brookes Publishing Stock #65331, $50.00)
You may bring the required User’s Guides from your organization or if you don’t have these materials you may purchase the required materials from Brookes Publishing by either going online to www.brookespublishing.com or by calling us at 1-800-638-3775. Institute attendees receive a 20% pre-Institute discount. We will provide you with practice forms and handouts. Participants from the same organization can share the ASQ-3 Users and The ASQ:SE User’s Guide.
Do I need to bring the ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE Questionnaires or Starter Kits to the Institute?
No, you only need to bring your ASQ-3 User’s Guide (Brookes Publishing Stock #70045, $50.00); and the ASQ:SE User’s Guide (Brookes Publishing Stock #65331, $50.00).
How can I purchase the required User’s Guides?
You may purchase your required materials from Brookes Publishing Co. by either going online to www.brookespublishing.com or by calling us at 1-800-638-3775. Institute attendees receive a 20% pre-Institute discount on all ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE products (except ASQ Online). See www.agesandstages.com for information on the complete ASQ product line.
What are the hours of the training?
The Institute hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on all 3 days: Wednesday, June 5, 2013; Thursday, June 6, 2013; and Friday, June 7, 2013
For the best possible Institute experience and to successfully complete the training, please plan to stay until 4 p.m. on the last day of training. Certificates of completion and the flash drive of training materials will be mailed to those who successfully completed three full days of training.
I am a new to using ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE, is this Institute for me?
Yes. The Institute will provide step-by-step guidance for all levels of use. Beginners will find the information to be beneficial to their use of ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE while veteran user’s will receive additional information to advance their skill level.
I already use ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE, what can I expect from this training?
The Institute is your opportunity to network with colleagues, have questions answered by our expert speakers, and learn how to conduct an ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE introduction seminar within your own organization.
Do I need to attend all three days of the training?
Yes, in order to receive your certificate of completion and flash drive of training materials, you must be present for all three training days from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please plan your travel accordingly.
I need to leave early on the last day to catch my flight home. Is that okay?
Full attendance is required for successful completion of the training. Please arrange your flight accordingly; the seminar ends on Friday, June 7, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.
During the training I will need to call my office for a meeting. Is that okay?
We understand that emergencies occur and that a call to the office may become necessary; outside of emergency circumstances, please try to avoid scheduling calls/meetings while you are in attendance at the Institute. If this is unavoidable, please attempt to limit these interruptions by scheduling them during breaks and lunches. As is noted, full attendance is required for successful completion of the training. Please arrange your business calls and meetings accordingly; the seminar ends on Friday, June 7, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.
What forms of payment do you accept?
The following forms of payment are accepted by Brookes Publishing:
Credit cards: Discover, Visa, Master Card, and American Express.
Check: Please make your check payable to Brookes Publishing and mail to arrive no later than 5 business days after submission of your registration form.
Purchase order: Submit your purchase order with your registration form.
After the Institute, what can I do with my new ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE knowledge?
You are being trained to return to your place of employment for the purpose of providing introduction training on ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE to colleagues within your office/organization/agency. You are not authorized to train outside of your place of employment or to charge a fee for your training.
What can I do with the handouts and flash drive that I receive at the Institute?
You may duplicate the materials for distribution at a training for colleagues within your office/organization/agency. If necessary, you may charge a nominal fee to cover the cost to reproduce training materials only.
What is the instructor's background?
Sue Yockelson, Ph.D., is co-author of ASQ:SE and co-developer of the training materials for ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE. She is a veteran ASQ trainer.
Dr. Yockelson earned her doctorate in early intervention from the University of Oregon, where she taught for many years., She has taught pediatricians, family practitioners, residents, and medical students about the importance of early identification and referral for developmental and mental health concerns, and assisted with systems development for routine developmental screening.
Dr. Yockelson consults with various local and state programs on using the Ages & Stages system for developmental and behavioral screening of infants and young children. Currently, Dr. Yockelson is on faculty in the School of Education at Brandman University in California, teaching in the special education and early childhood education programs.
REGISTRATION FEES AND PAYMENT
What is the registration fee?
The registration fee for an individual is $925.00.
Do you offer group rates?
Yes, you can receive a discount on the registration fee when 4 or more persons attend from the same program and register with one payment (by credit card, check, or purchase order). The fee for each individual in a group of 4 or more registering and paying at the same time is $875.00.
Complete the group registration form.
How do I pay for the training?
You may register and pay online.
Or you may complete your registration form and pay with a credit card, check, or purchase order. Be sure to indicate your payment type. Then mail or fax the form and payment to:
Brookes Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, Maryland 21285-0624
Do you accept purchase orders?
Yes, we will be happy to process your purchase order; please submit it with your completed registration form.
What is included in my registration fee?
Your registration fee will include a 3-day training where participants will learn how to lead an ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE seminar for their own program. Additionally, you will receive practice forms and handouts. Upon successful completion of the Institute, certificates of attendance as well as a USB flash drive of training materials will be sent by email. Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks will be provided for Institute participants.
What is NOT included in my registration fee?
Neither your transportation nor your hotel accommodations are included in the registration fee. Each attendee will need to secure his/her own transportation to and from the Institute as well as lodging while at the Institute. Evening meals and entertainment are not included in the registration fee.
The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is offering a discounted hotel room rate; be sure to mention you are with the ASQ Seminar and the group code BROOKES PUBLISHING when making your hotel reservations. Or make your hotel reservation online.
Are hotel accommodations included in the registration fee?
No, for the Institute, you will need to make your own hotel reservations.
A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress for a discounted rate of $149.00 per night and a $10 per room per night resort fee plus taxes. To qualify for these rates, please make your reservations no later than May 14, 2013, and specify the code BROOKES PUBLISHING. You can reach the hotel by calling 1-407-239-1234 or book online.
Many other hotels are located nearby. Email us for a list of suggestions,
Are hotel accommodations for single or double occupancy?
The discounted rates are for single or double occupancy (1 or 2 people) and do not include applicable state and local taxes, surcharges, resort fees, parking, or other incidental fees. An additional fee of $25.00 per person will be added for the third and fourth person staying in a room.
Will I need to pay a deposit on the hotel room or will my credit card be sufficient?
All hotel reservations will require an advanced deposit equivalent to one-night room, resort fee and applicable tax. If you chose to pay the advanced deposit by check, the reservationist will provide instructions for sending your deposit by mail. If you provide a credit card, it will be charge the equivalent of one-night room, resort fee, and applicable tax. Prior to sending or bringing an organization check to the hotel, please inquire as to their check acceptance policies.
What does the resort fee include?
The $10 per room per night resort fee provides use of resort activities and amenities including: wired and wireless guest room Internet, unlimited access for local, 800 or 888 calls, and in-state credit card calls, intra-property transportation, unlimited use of the Health Club, 9-hole Pitch & Putt course, golf driving range access, court time at the Racquet Club, basketball, volleyball, rock climbing wall, and all water sports including non-motorized boats (Hydro bikes, sail boats, paddle boats, and canoes), as well as resort bicycles, and quadricycles.
Also included is limited theme park shuttle to Disney, Sea World, and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure. Hours for transportation may change based on seasonal park hours, shuttle times available at the hotel concierge.
ATTENDANCE AND CANCELLATION
I registered for the training but now I am unable to attend, what should I do?
If you find that you are unable to attend the Institute, all cancellations must be received in writing by mail, fax, or email. Cancellations received prior to May 14, 2013, will receive a 75% refund. Cancellations received after May 14, 2013, will not receive a refund.
If you find that you must cancel however you wish to send a substitute in your place, the substitute must be declared and a new registration form must be completed at least 3 business days in advance of the training.
What is your cancellation policy?
Brookes Publishing Co. reserves the right to cancel the Institute and will inform registrants by May 14, 2013. Should the training be cancelled, full refunds will be issued for the price of the registration fee only. Brookes Publishing Co. will not be responsible for airline tickets or hotel reservations that were booked in conjunction with the Institute.
If you need to cancel, you must notify us in writing (mail, fax, or email). Cancellations received by May 14, 2013, will receive a 75% refund. No refunds will be given after May 14, 2013.
Would I be able to obtain training elsewhere if I am unable to attend this June’s Institute?
Yes, through the Brookes On Location program, you can arrange for a trainer to come to your location on the date of your choice. For pricing and more information, email email@example.com or call 1-800-638-3775.
Do you offer discounts on purchases after the Institute?
Yes, while at the Institute attendees will receive a 10% discount certificate toward future purchases of any ASQ-3 or ASQ:SE products (excluding ASQ online) when ordered by August 31, 2013.
What should I wear to the training?
Institute attire is casual professional; we recommend dressing in layers as the meeting room temperatures may be cooler or warmer than the temperature outside. You may want to bring a sweater or light jacket to the training.
What is the weather like in Orlando?
In early June Orlando is typically hot but also wet. June is typically the wettest month of the year and has temperatures ranging from the low 70s to the low 90s. Be sure to check the weather forecast before packing your suitcase. A light jacket and umbrella are always recommended, just in case.
What are my options for dinner in Orlando?
The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress offers room service as well as six on-site restaurants and lounges offering a variety of fare from sushi to steak. Here is a complete list of hotel restaurants.
In addition to the great restaurants at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, the Orlando area is known for amazing dining options for even the most discerning palate. Here is a complete listing of local dining options.
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