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Math Institute

The California Department of Education (CDE) is offering two-day Math Professional Learning Institutes for Certified CPIN Trainers. These institutes provide a unique platform where certified CPIN trainers can gather to hear the latest updates from national researchers, deepen knowledge and expertise, discover new learning modules to deliver to the field, and receive important updates to current modules based on current trends and new information from the field. All attendees leave with a variety of tools and resources they can immediately utilize in providing CPIN training and technical assistance.

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Dates and Locations

Domain and Dates  Two Locations  Time
Math: September 18-19, 2019
  • California Endowment Los Angeles 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Day One: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Day Two 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


DAY 1 Time
Arrival/Registration  9:00–9:30 a.m.
Session 1: Dr. Doug Clements Research Highlights  9:30 – 12:30p.m.
LUNCH (On Own)  12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Session 2: New CPIN Module Roll Out  (Break included in time) 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
DAY 2 Time
Arrival 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Session 1: Adult Learning and Presentation Skills  9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
LUNCH  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Session 2:
  • Option A: Relationship Based Resource to Extend Learning with Technical Assistance
  • Option B:Inclusion Works!
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Q and A 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Session Descriptions

Day 1

Research Updates
Include important updates and extensions to the foundational research that the mathematics domain in Early Learning Foundations and Curriculum Frameworks were based upon. Leading national researcher Dr. Doug Clements will share his perspectives, current research trends, and key information about how to connect this research to the tools used by teachers daily such as the Early Learning Foundations and Curriculum Frameworks. Participants will have opportunities to discuss new information and ask questions.

New CPIN Module: Supporting Teachers to Facilitate STEM with CA Resources
This session will include a hands-on experience with the new learning modules available for deliver by Certified CPIN Leads, Instructors and Partners. In order to gain access to these new module individuals must be present at this session. Trainers will provide key information on the purpose and deliver methods of the module. Topics will include:

Day 2

Adult Learning and Presentation Skills
Provides information about Adult Learning Theory and how the key strategies are applied in the existing modules. Additionally, information about the newly updated adult learning competencies will be shared and participants will have opportunities to practice applying this information through hands on activities focused on the domain modules of the institute.

Connecting Preschool Learning Foundations, Curriculum Frameworks and Data to Support Teachers and Improve Child Outcomes.
Provides an opportunity to build upon existing knowledge of language and literacy  utilizing data to support teacher planning. Participants will gain knowledge that can be applied to training modules and technical assistance.

Inclusion Works!
This session will include a hands-on experience with the Inclusion Works! module available for deliver by Certified CPIN Leads, Instructors and Partners. Leads, instructors and partners present for this session will be certified to deliver the Inclusion Works! module.

Target Audience

To meet the need of the changing field, all CPIN certified leads, instructors and partners are invited to this  Volume 1 series. To maintain certification in volume 1 domains, trainers must be present at the respective domain institute.

Institute Prerequisite

Completion of phases 1-3 CPIN certification or completion of phase 1-2 and in process of phase 3 completion.

Professional Growth Hours

Individual domain institutes offer 16 professional growth hours. CEUs or academic credit is available upon request from CSU Channel Islands.


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For information about the forum program agenda, help with online registration, sending a replacement, or canceling, please contact Maria Lazaro by email at or by phone at 805-465-4464 or 800-770-6339.