TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES AND BENEFITS-
***important!!! Please review below the benefits that may be possible for committing to current, innovative training opportunities and what reimbursements & benefits you can receive to bring you close to the TEAM and that would augment ongoing quality for years to come. This “mind-set” can also place you in a position of honor and prestige as an academic and clinical practitioner, while our Company continues to expand our service network. This will open up many more opportunities, emphasize our perspective to early intervention, and welcome you as part of the ISS Baby Steps Team.
As a “teaching-based” ‘company, ISS ‘Baby Steps’ takes all training very seriously and sees it as a commitment to improving the services we provide to our families that are current, research-based, historically put in perspective , etc… To that end, we encourage all employees to research the most recent information in their field of employment with the Company. With that said, employees are encouraged to submit requests (and share with co-workers) any classes, seminars, research articles, training videos and/or any related training materials available for additional training to the President for approval and possible reimbursement for study outside work hours and days. In addition, these additional trainings and research of available information is considered highly respected and indicative of the commitment of the employee to – not just our organization, but to all human service organizations dedicated to family integration and development into their communities.
Educational Benefit Opportunities
|It is the policy of the Company to encourage employees to take advantage of the available educational opportunities in areas contributing to the improvement of their current job duties and performance. Accordingly, you may submit a request to enroll in a course/s, seminar or program, at the Company‘s cost or for partial reimbursement. The Company shall have sole discretion to grant these benefits, depending on the program and the needs of the Company.
Attendance at meetings, lectures, and training programs will be counted as hours worked and paid for when such sessions are:
Attendance may or may not be counted as hours worked and paid for when you voluntarily attend such programs after work hours, even though the program may be job-related. The student should make a formal request for compensation on these occasions by 1) submitting a description of the coursework, and 2) an essay illustrating the usefulness of the program within the Company to improve services. Additionally, the student agrees to be responsible to develop a training outline and present a training session for other employees within the following 60 days of training. Note: The outline and training materials must be approved by the supervisor before the training can be presented. Otherwise, since student supervision is not a requirement of the company, it is a requirement of the respective Board for supervision hours it is not generally compensated by the Company., but can be under the above circumstances.
INTERESTING RESOURCE MATERIALS
1960 – The Anatomy of Judgement: An Investigation into the Processes of Perception and Reasoning
Barbara T.Bowman, M.Suzanne Donovan, and M.Susan Burns, Editors- 2000 –Committee on Early Childhood Pedagogy Eager to Learn
Dr. Mariale Hardiman – Connecting Brain Research with Effective Teaching: The Brain Targeted Teaching ModelScarecrow Education, 2003
Hille, K. (2011), Bringing Research Into Educational Practice: Lessons Learned. Mind, Brain, and Education, 5: 63–70. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-228X.2011.01111.x
Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) – Parent Handbook r. 2009
Rinne, L., Gregory, E., Yarmolinskaya, J. and Hardiman, M. (2011), Why Arts Integration Improves Long-Term Retention of Content. Mind, Brain, and Education, 5: 89–96. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-228X.2011.01114.x
Jack P. Shonkoff and Deborah A. Phillips, Editors 2000 –Committee on Integrating the Science of Child Development – From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development