2014 ASQ-3™ & ASQ:SE Training of Trainers Institute
Mark your calendars for 25–27 June, 2014, and join us in San Antonio, Texas!
Register early to get a discount and a free copy of ASQ Learning Activities, in English or Spanish
Learn everything you need to know to instruct your colleagues in using Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) and Ages & Stages Questionnaires®: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) to screen infants and young children.
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
- teach others within your organization how to successfully use ASQ-3™ and ASQ:SE
While at the Institute, you’ll receive instruction from two ASQ experts, practice forms, case studies, and a binder with handouts for conducting trainings within your organization. Upon your successful completion of the Institute, a certificate of attendance and a USB flash drive of training materials will be sent by mail.
Who should attend
The 2014 Institute is designed for intermediate to advanced ASQ users who already oversee ASQ implementation and ASQ training within their organization; participants will leave the Institute prepared to instruct colleagues on ASQ-3™ and/or ASQ:SE. However, new ASQ users also may find the Institute beneficial to their understanding and implementation of ASQ-3™ and/or ASQ:SE. All participants will receive valuable information to advance their skill level and knowledge of the tools.
2014 ASQ Institute FAQs
Where will the training take place?
Hyatt® Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
123 Losoya Street
San Antonio, Texas, USA, 78205
What is the closest airport to San Antonio?
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) provides commercial airline service for the South Texas region. More than 8 million passengers fly into and out of historic San Antonio each year, visiting more than 30 non-stop domestic and international destinations on over 13 airlines.
SATRANS Airport Shuttle: $19.00 one way. Make online reservations or contact the hotel concierge for transportation assistance.
Taxi: $24.00 one-way per car. Seating and luggage: 6 passengers/amount of luggage depending on size of bags. Pick up for taxi is the lower level of the airport.
Car Rental: There are many car rental options at the San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Car Rental companies are located in Terminal A.
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-parking or valet-parking is available for an additional fee and are subject to applicable tax. Please contact the hotel for charges. The hotel is offering a discounted rate for participants who are not staying in the hotel but attending the meetings.
At time of publication, the rates for parking are
Self-Parking $25.00 per night
Valet-Parking $33.00 per night
Meeting only parking $15.00 per day
These rates are subject to change at the hotel’s discretion.
What time can I check-in at the hotel?
Check-in is 3:00 p.m.; if you arrive early and your hotel room is not available, you may check your luggage and enjoy the Riverwalk area 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 27 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 User’s Guide 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 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, and Thursday, June 26, 2014; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014.
For the best possible Institute experience and to successfully complete the training, please plan to stay until 12 p.m. on Friday, June 27. Certificates of completion and the flash drive of training materials will be mailed to those who successfully completed three full days of training.
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 the full Institute 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 and the appropriate hours and complete the full seminar agenda. Please try your best to plan your flights and travel for after 12 noon on Friday, June 27, 2014.
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 27, 2012, at 12:00 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 27, 2014, at 12:00 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 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.
Who are the Institute trainers?
Institute trainers are people who have been involved in the authorship, development, and /or research of the ASQ-3 and/or the AQ:SE. All have extensive significance in early childhood and early childhood intervention. Many are currently professors at universities in the United States.
Will I meet any of the ASQ-3 or ASQ:SE authors at the Institute?
Yes! Both of our Institute trainers are expert speakers and contributing authors on either the ASQ-3 or the ASQ:SE or both tools!
REGISTRATION FEES AND PAYMENT
What is the registration fee?
The registration fee for an individual is USD $925.00.
Early bird registration $875; registrations must be received by April 14, 2014. In addition to a discount, early bird registrants will receive a free copy of ASQ-3™ Learning Activities (English or Spanish).
Groups of 4 or more; $875 per person.
Do you offer group rates?
Yes, you can receive a discount on the registration fee when 4 or more persons from the same program attend and register with one payment (by credit card, check, or purchase order).
Visit www.brookesonlocation.com/asq-Institute for pricing, group discount rates, and the group registration form.
How do I pay for the training?
You may pay your registration fee with a credit card, check, or purchase order.
When you complete your registration form, 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 21285-0624USA
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 2 ½ -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. Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks will be provided for Institute participants on Wednesday and Thursday; Continental breakfast and a mid-morning break will be provided on Friday.
Upon successful completion of the Institute, certificates of attendance as well as a USB flash drive of training materials will be sent by mail.
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 San Antonio Riverwalk is offering a discounted hotel room rate; be sure to mention you are with the Brookes Publishing/ASQ Seminar and the group code ASQ when making your hotel reservations.
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 book online.
Though there are many hotels on the Riverwalk and surrounding area, we have negotiated an amazing room rate at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. If possible, please take advantage of this tremendous discounted opportunity and stay in a great hotel located on the famous San Antonio Riverwalk!
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, 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?
No, the hotel does not require a deposit; however, when you make a reservation they will ask for a credit card to guarantee the reservation.
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 June 3, 2014, will receive a 75% refund. Cancellations received after June 3, 2014, 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 June 3, 2014. 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 June 3, 2014, will receive a 75% refund. No refunds will be given after June 3, 2014.
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, 2014.
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 San Antonio?
In San Antonio, July and August tie for the average warmest months, with an average high of 95 °F (35 °C), however with the heat index June often feels hotter than the July and August months. June has a tendency to have more precipitation than some of the other months. 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 San Antonio?
The Hyatt® Regency San Antonio Riverwalk offers room service as well as four on-site restaurants and lounges offering a variety of fare from salads to BBQ ribs. Here is a complete and descriptive list of hotel restaurants.
In addition to the great dining options at the Hyatt® Regency San Antonio Riverwalk, the San Antonio Riverwalk 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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