August 2018 ASQ-3 & ASQ:SE-2 Training of Trainers Institute
August 20–22 in Rosemont, IL
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, Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2™) to screen infants and young children for developmental and social-emotional delays.
This thorough 3-day seminar shows you how to
- implement ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2 effectively
- score questionnaires and interpret results
- 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-2
While at the Institute, you’ll receive instruction from an ASQ expert, practice forms, case studies, and a binder with handouts for conducting trainings within your organization. See a sample agenda.
Who should attend
The 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-2. However, new ASQ users also may find the Institute beneficial to their understanding and implementation of ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE-2. All participants will receive valuable information to advance their skill level and knowledge of the tools.
Meet Your Presenters
Elizabeth Twombly, M.S., is Senior Researcher and Instructor in the Early Intervention Program at the University of Oregon. For more than 20 years, Ms. Twombly has been involved in ASQ research projects, including renorming for the ASQ:SE-2 and the ASQ-3. She has conducted trainings on ASQ and ASQ:SE nationally and internationally, and has provided technical assistance to states on the development of early identification and referral systems for young children.
Jane Farell, M.S., is an Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Specialist for EC CARES in Lane County, Oregon. Jane received her master’s degree from the University of Oregon Early Intervention Program. She was the original ASQ Outreach Project Coordinator, providing training and consultation on systematic use of the ASQ in 25 states.
August 2018 Institute FAQs
What you need to know about registration
When will the Institute take place?
The Institute will be held on Monday, August 20; Tuesday, August 21; and Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
Special Event: ASQ Online – Hands-On Learning Session, Thursday, August 23, 2018.
Where will the Institute take place?
Aloft Chicago O’Hare Hotel
9700 Balmoral Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
(855) 355-1102 or (847) 671-4444
What is the closest airport to Rosemont?
O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
What are my transportation options?
Hotel Shuttle – Aloft Chicago O’Hare provides 24-hour, complimentary O’Hare airport shuttle service. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes, starting at 5 AM-midnight.
For O’Hare shuttle service between midnight-5 AM., please call the hotel directly at 847-671-4444, ext. 0.
Taxi Service –
There are Taxi Stands at the lower level curb front (outside of Baggage Claim) at each terminal. Taxi service is available to Chicago and suburban destinations. Please make sure to use the designated Taxi Stands to ensure you have a licensed driver. For your protection, do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or on the departure level (second level) of the terminal roadways. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage.
Fares are based on traffic conditions, but an average fare from O’Hare to downtown Chicago is $30-40
For current fare information, please check the City of Chicago taxi passenger information website
For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call 1-855-WAV-1010
Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Shared ride fares from O’Hare include:
Downtown ($24 per person)
McCormick Place ($24 per person)
Midway International Airport ($37 per person)
UBER and LYFT at ORD
You may request a ride with Uber and Lyft by connecting to their rideshare app. Uber Black and Uber Taxi will pick up on the Lower Level.
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 or visit http://www.mapquest.com/
Do I need to pay to park at the Hotel?
At the time of printing, the Aloft Chicago O’Hare provides discounted on-site parking for $23/day with in and out privileges for overnight guests and $15 rates for local attendees. Additionally, they offer a premium parking lot option for only $35/day.
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 Aloft Chicago O’Hare Hotel for a discounted rate of $159 per night for single & double occupancy plus applicable taxes. Please see below for the specific types of rooms available as well as the discounted nightly room rates.Rooms are on a first-come, first reserved basis. The hotel may not be able to extend the discounted rates beyond the room block or the cutoff date. To qualify for these rates, please make your reservations no later than July 27, 2018, and you must identify yourself with the ASQ-3 & ASQ:SE-2 Training of Trainers Institute. You can reach the hotel by calling 1-888-627-7044.
At the time of printing, the Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable sales tax currently 14%.
Though there are many hotels in the Rosemont area, we have negotiated an amazing room rate at Aloft Chicago O’Hare. When possible, please take advantage of this discounted opportunity and stay in a great hotel.
Will I need to pay a deposit on the hotel room or will my credit card be sufficient?
Each reservation must be guaranteed with one (1) night’s room and tax, either with a major credit card, check or cash. This deposit is due at the time of reservation and prior to cut-off date. Any reservation not canceled in accordance with reservation policies will be subject to cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax, and will be charged against the individual’s deposit. An early departure fee of $50 will apply if a customer departs prior to the confirmed checkout date.
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 Rosemont area until check-in time.
When do I need to check-out of the Hotel?
Check-out is 12:00 p.m.; unless you are staying for an additional night, you will need to check-out on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by 11:00 a.m. Luggage storage is available at the hotel.
Do I need to bring any ASQ materials to the Institute? / What products are required for the training?
Institute attendees receive a 20% pre-Institute discount on all ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2 products (except ASQ Online). The discount code will be emailed along with your confirmation of registration, once your payment is processed. 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. At the Institute, we will provide you with a binder of practice forms and handouts. Participants from the same organization can share the ASQ-3 User’s Guide and ASQ:SE-2 User’s Guide.
Do I need to bring the ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE-2 Questionnaires or Starter Kits to the Institute?
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-2 products (except ASQ Online). A discount code will be emailed along with your confirmation of registration, once your payment is processed. 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 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 20; Tuesday, August 21; and Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Schedule is subject to change.
Special Event: ASQ Online – Hands-On Learning Session, Monday, August 23, 2018; 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Subject to an additional fee of USD $275.00 per person (see details below).
For the best possible Institute experience and to successfully complete the training, please plan to stay until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22. Certificates of completion and the flash drive of training materials will be given at the end to those who successfully complete the entire Institute. Please take into account the travel time to and from the airport when making your flight reservations and try your best to plan your travel for after 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
Where can I learn more about ASQ Online?
As part of the registration fee, there will be a one-hour overview for ASQ Online on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
For those who currently use ASQ Online and are designated as either a Provider or Administrator, this your opportunity to learn more detailed information about ASQ Online! We will be hosting an ASQ Online Hands-on Learning session on Thursday, August 23, from 9:00 AM–4:00 PM. Registration for this event is only available to Institute attendees. The additional registration fee is USD $275.00 per person. The ASQ Online Hands-on Learning session registration fee includes a continental breakfast, morning break, lunch, and an afternoon break. You may provide your own laptop or tablet for this training. Space is limited to the first 20 people.
I am new to using ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE-2, is this Institute for me?
The 2018 Institute is designed for intermediate to advanced ASQ users who already oversee ASQ implementation and training within their organization; participants will leave the Institute prepared to instruct their colleagues on ASQ-3 and/or ASQ:SE-2.
I already use ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2, 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-2 introduction seminar within your own organization.
I use ASQ Online and want to learn more, what can I expect from this training?
For those who currently use ASQ Online and are designated as either a Provider or Administrator, this your opportunity to learn more detailed information about ASQ Online! We will be hosting an ASQ Online hands-on learning session on Thursday, April 19, from 9:00 AM–4:00 PM. Registration for this event is only available to Institute attendees. The additional registration fee is USD $275.00 per person. The ASQ Online registration fee includes a continental breakfast, morning break, lunch, and an afternoon break. You may provide your own laptop or tablet for this training. Space is limited to the first 20 people.
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 take into account the travel time to and from the airport when making your flight reservations and try your best to plan your travel for after 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
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 Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. Please take into account the travel time to and from the airport when making your flight reservations and try your best to plan your travel for after 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
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 concludes at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
After the Institute, what can I do with my new ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2 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-2 to colleagues within your office/organization/agency. You are not authorized to train outside of your place of employment nor are you authorized 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 trainings 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 ASQ:SE-2. All have extensive experience 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-2 authors at the Institute?
Yes! Our Institute trainers are expert speakers and contributing authors on either ASQ-3, ASQ:SE-2, or both!
ASQ ONLINE LEARNING SESSION
What is the ASQ Online Hands-On Learning Session?
For the first time, we are offering an additional day of training geared specifically towards customers using the ASQ Online Data Management System. Our expert ASQ Implementation Specialist will provide interactive instruction on using the ASQ Online system. This training session will occur Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Rosemont, Illinois.
What is included in the ASQ Online Hands-On Learning Session?
The ASQ Online presentation will focus on the technical uses of the ASQ Online system. The Seminar covers the process of getting started with the online system from discussing roles, setting up child profiles, entering screenings, managing data, and creating mail outs. Additionally, for administrators we will cover entering new users and product key codes, assigning providers to children, reporting, and Family Access set up and administration. Participants will also receive a continental breakfast, AM Break, Lunch, and a PM Break.
Is there an additional fee for the ASQ Online Hands-On Learning Session?
Yes, there is an additional fee of $275.00 per person; the ASQ Online session is limited to 20 people and requires separate registration. Registration for this event is only available to August Institute attendees. Learn more and register for the August ASQ Online Hands-On Learning Session.
REGISTRATION FEES AND PAYMENT
What is the registration fee?
The 3-day registration fee for an individual is USD $995.00 per person.
Groups of 4 or more and paying with one organization payment, $945.00 per person.
Early bird registration $945.00 per person; registrations must be postmarked by June 11, 2018.
SPECIAL EVENT: We are offering an ASQ Online Hands-on learning session on Thursday, August 23, 2018. The cost for this special event registration is an additional USD $275.00 per person; only for registrants of the ASQ Institute. Space is limited to the first 20 people.
Do you offer group rates?
Visit www.brookespublishing.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
We will not accept nor hold any registration forms unless payment is received at the time of registration.
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
Do you accept purchase orders?
Yes, we will be happy to process your purchase order with your registration form; please submit both when completing the registration process. We will not accept nor hold any registration forms unless the purchase order accompanies the registration.
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-2 introduction 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 each day. Upon successful completion of the Institute, you will receive a certificate of attendance as well as a USB flash drive of training materials on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
What additional training is available?
For those who currently use ASQ Online and are designated as either a Provider or Administrator, this is your opportunity to learn more detailed information about ASQ Online! We will be hosting an ASQ Online Hands-on Learning session on Thursday, August 23, from 9:00 AM–4:00 PM. Registration for this event is only available to Institute attendees. The additional registration fee is USD $275.00 per person. The ASQ Online registration fee includes a continental breakfast, morning break, lunch, and an afternoon break. You may provide your own laptop or tablet for this training. Space is limited to the first 20 people.
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 Aloft Chicago O’Hare is offering a discounted hotel room rate; be sure to mention you are with the ASQ-3 & ASQ:SE-2 Training of Trainers Institute when making your hotel reservations. Or make your hotel reservation online by selecting the following link: http://www.aloftchicagoohare.com/.
CANCELLATION OR SUBSTITUTION
I registered but now I am unable to attend, what are my options?
1) Send a substitute: If you wish to send a substitute in your place, there will be a $75 administrative fee. Both the administrative fee of $75 and the registration form for the new individual must be completed and sent to our office by email no later than June 11, 2018. After June 11, 2018, we are unable to accept substitutions and the participant may either transfer to another seminar in 2018 or cancel their registration and forfeit their payment.
2) Transfer to another Institute: We would be glad to accept your registration into another Institute based on availability. There will be a $300.00 transfer fee to transfer to another Institute. Additionally, if the registration fee for the new Institute is higher (for instance, the early bird registration has passed) you will be responsible to pay the difference between the original registration fee paid and the current Institute’s registration fee. The transfer fee of $300.00 must be paid prior to being approved for the transfer.
3) Cancel: If you must cancel your attendance completely, all cancellations must be received in writing by mail, fax, or email. Cancellations received prior to June 11, 2018, will receive a 75% refund. Cancellations received after June 11, 2018, are non-refundable.
Would I be able to obtain training elsewhere if I am unable to attend the August Institute?
Can I buy product at the Institute?
Yes, we will have products on display available to take home with you or ship home! We offer 10% plus free shipping during the Institute. After the Institute, you will receive a discount code for 10% off any purchase after the Institute.
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-2 products (excluding ASQ Online) when ordered by December 31, 2018.(Free shipping is only for purchases AT the Institute.)
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 Chicago?
Chicago’s summers are hot and humid so thankfully air conditioning is always available! Daytime temperatures may reach the low-to-mid 80s but temperatures often come with high humidity causing the temperatures to feel warmer. Lows are in the mid-to-high 60s.
What is there to do in Rosemont after a long day of training?
There are many local attractions in the Rosemont area, including shopping, dining, museums, and parks in the surrounding areas; some recommendations near Aloft Chicago O’Hare include:
MB Financial Park at Rosemont is a 200,000 square-foot entertainment and dining complex that opened in 2012 and is home to 12 venues offering upscale international cuisine, live music, comedy, state-of-the-art film, bowling and more. This new entertainment district is a one stop suburban destination for big city dining, entertainment, nightlife, and family fun. The common area is used for various outdoor seasonal activities, including a climate controlled NHL sized ice rink that is erected in the winter months for Skating in the Park. Check out the area by clicking on the map found here. The Aloft Hotel is connected by skywalk to MB Financial Park.
Transportation to the MB Financial Park: You can also hop on the Entertainment Circulator shuttle, which transports visitors around for free between the CTA’s Rosemont Blue Line Station, MB Financial Park, Fashion Outlets, and Convention Center.
Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM–12:00 AM
Friday and Saturdays from 8:30 AM–3:00 AM
Sundays from 10:00 AM–9:30 PM
Fashion Outlets of Chicago – Fashion Outlets of Chicago is the Midwest’s ONLY two-level indoor shopping experience, offering over 130 outlets. www.fashionoutletsofchicago.com
Chicago – is just a quick ride on the Blue Line into the Windy City
Looking for more to do? Some recommendations from the Aloft Chicago O’Hare can be found here: http://www.aloftchicagoohare.com/things-to-do-in-rosemont-il and
What are my options for dinner in the Rosemont area?
The Aloft Chicago O’Hare Hotel offers room service as well as an on-site restaurant, and lounge.
In addition to the great dining options at Aloft Chicago O’Hare Hotel, the Rosemont area has some amazing dining options for even the most discerning palate.
Chicago is one of the gastronomical centers of the universe! Take an evening or two to try some of the cities famed delicacies. Here’s the “Top 10” for Chicago as recommended by TripAdvisor.
If you wish to stay nearby, here is a list of the “Top 10” recommendations by TripAdvisor for the Rosemont area. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g36630-Rosemont_Illinois.html
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