CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Teachstone® the industry-respected Accredited Provider status. IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
"Over the past 7 years, Teachstone has trained and supported tens of thousands of education professionals across the globe. We're excited to offer CEUs for our courses and continue supporting the teachers and staff who make such a difference in children's learning," said Rebecca Berlin, Teachstone's interim CEO and Chief Strategy Officer. "Our new partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high training standards."
"We are pleased to welcome Teachstone as one of our newest Accredited Provider organizations," said Lori Schnaider, IACET Chair. She added, "Teachstone joins over 600 organizations around the world that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education and training to ensure the highest possible standards are met."
Teachstone will begin by offering CEUs for two of their training courses: Pre-K CLASS Observation training and Making the Most of Classroom Interactions (MMCI) - Teacher and plans to add additional programs to the list in the coming year.
To achieve Accredited Provider status, Teachstone completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ten categories of the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs.
About Teachstone Training LLC: Teachstone® was founded in 2008 to deliver the Classroom Assessment Scoring System®(CLASS®) nationwide and around the globe. Developed through years of research, the CLASS observation tool measures the interactions between teachers and children, which have been shown to drive learning and lifelong achievement. Teachstone helps organizations conduct classroom observations and provide professional development so that teachers improve and children learn more. Learn more about CLASS and how we can help you improve child outcomes: [email protected] or call 877-401-8007.
About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET accredits education providers that meet strict continuing education guidelines originally created in 1968 and recently updated by the IACET Council for Standards Development (ICSD). IACET accreditation is the standard learners seek for quality when they choose a provider. IACET's Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. Find out what accreditation can do for your organization: www.iacet.org, email [email protected] or call 703-234-4065.