Wisconsin Pyramid Model Training:

Two Day Training

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The maximum of 50 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 5
Agency Assistant: Julia Jiannacopoulos 608-745-5423
Location: CESA 5
626 E. Slifer St
Portage, WI 53901
Facility: Main Conference Room
1/16/2015 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
3/6/2015 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM


LOCATION: CESA 5, 626 E Slifer St, Portage WI (Main Rm)

TRAINERS: Joan Rice & Cindy Prendergast 

TARGET AUDIENCE: 4K, ECSE, Head Start, Child Care Providers, Administrators, Paraprofessionals, Special Education Directors

COST: $50 includes training materials & continental breakfast and lunch for both days

***NOTE: If you register a team of 3 or more from your district , we'll adjust your registration fees to only $40 per person. Contact Julia to make this adjustment or to register your group: or 608-745-5423***


Pyramid Model is an evidence-based tiered prevention & intervention framework to promote social & emotional well-being & prevent challenging behaviors. Staff are encouraged to attend in teams and we will give discounts to teams of 3 or more from the same district—see below under cost.


  • Early socio-emotional brain development
  • Strategies to build positive relationships
  • Strategies to structure the environment
  • Developing friendship skills
  • Enhancing emotional Literacy
  • Strategies to teach anger & impulse-control
  • Developing problem-solving skills
  • Intentional teaching of social-emotional skills


Checks can be mailed to: CESA 5, (Attn. Julia J.) 626 E Slifer St, Portage, WI 53901

Joan Rice - EC PST - CESA 5, 608-745-5404,

Julia Jiannacopoulos, 608-745-5423,



Teacher Standards
WES1The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for pupils.
WES2The teacher understands how children with broad ranges of ability learn and provides instruction that supports their intellectual, social, and personal development.
WES3The teacher understands how pupils differ in their approaches to learning and the barriers that impede learning and can adapt instruction to meet the diverse needs of pupils, including those with disabilities and exceptionalities.
WES4The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies, including the use of technology to encourage children’s development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
WES5The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.