11th Annual National Training Institute on Effective Practices
Addressing Challenging Behavior: Supporting Young Children's Social/Emotional Development

2014 National Training Institute on Effective Practices:
Addressing Challenging Behavior. April 23-25, 2014

The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC) and the Pyramid Consortium are pleased to bring you this unique and inspiring professional development experience. NTI's format is designed to provide an in-depth learning experience built around the Pyramid Model. The Institute brings together experts from around the country who skillfully present three-hour workshops offering practical, ready-to-use information on social and emotional development. It is an unparalleled opportunity to increase your skills, build a network of colleagues, and become part of a growing professional community who use the Pyramid Model. Learn more about the Institute.

Breakfast with the Pyramid Model Consortium!

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Thursday, April 24 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Want to learn more about the new Pyramid Model Consortium services? Grab your breakfast and join the Executive Director of the Pyramid Model Consortium, Rob Corso, for a casual information session. All are welcome.

About the Pyramid Model Consortium

The mission of the Pyramid Model Consortium is to promote the high fidelity use of the Pyramid Model for supporting social and emotional competence in infants and young children. The consortium continues the work of the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) and the Technical Assistance Center on Social and Emotional Intervention (TACSEI) by offering training, technical assistance, information dissemination, and capacity building efforts related to the implementation of the Pyramid Model.

Sunrise Yoga in the Garden

Thursday, April 24 7:00 am – 7:30 am*
Friday, April 25 7:00 am – 7:30 am*

Get energized and ready for the day! Enjoy a gentle yoga session in the serene Vinoy Tea Garden, led by NTI presenter and yoga instructor, Jessica Carroll. No experience necessary.

We look forward to seeing you there!

*Pending weather conditions

New this Year!

  • New Toolkit sessions: Toolkit sessions are short presentations (45 minutes) that are focused on one practice, strategy, or element of implementation. We will offer three rounds of our toolkit sessions Vinoy hotel facadeon Friday morning. They will offer NTI participants a variety of choices for learning very focused content.  The sessions will be designed to offer information relevant for coaches, administrators, leadership teams, and practitioners. View agenda.

  • Fabulous new location! The historic Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida! Learn more.

Sponsored by:

Florida Center for Inclusive CommunitiesUniversity of South Florida College of Behavioral and Community SciencesPyramid Model Consortium


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center NCQTL logo Pyramid Plus St. Petersburg Clearwater Visitor Bureau

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Due to overwhelming demand, our conference is now sold out!

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April 23-25, 2014


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The Vinoy®
Renaissance St. Petersburg
Resort & Golf Club

501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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