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Check & Connect Student Engagement Intervention | Institute on Community Integration
Institute on Community Integration CEHD

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LIVE! Online Check & Connect Preparation and Implementation Training

Tuesday, October 8 and Thursday, October 10, 1-4:00pm CT

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  1. Day

  2. Introduction

  3. The C&C Model

    History, Overview, Research, and Core Components

  4. Step 1:

    Determine Indicators of Student Disengagement

  5. Step 2:

    Identify Students at Risk of Disengagement or Dropping out

  6. Step 3:

    Select or Hire Mentors

  7. Step 4:

    Organize Existing Resources for Intervention

  8. Step 5:

    Process for Introducing C&C to Staff, Families & Students

  9. Day

  10. Step 6:

    Use "Check" Procedures and the Monitoring Form/C&C App

  11. Step 7:

    Implement "Connect" Interventions

  12. Step 8:

    Strengthen the Family-School Relationship

  13. Step 9:

    Monitor the Person-Environment Fit

  14. Step 10:

    Provide Mentor Support & Supervision

  15. Step 11:

    Evaluate Program Implementation

  16. Closing

    Next Steps for Implementation

Who Should Attend

Preparation & Implementation training is designed for education administrators and lead staff (decision-making stakeholders) interested in preparing for and implementing Check & Connect. Note that this training is not intended for Check & Connect mentors.

This LIVE! Online training option is ideally suited for sites —

On-site Preparation & Implementation training is also available. The cost for on-site training is determined based on number of participants. To request on-site training, please complete the Training Inquiry form or contact us at 1-866-434-0010 or by email at

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The cost for LIVE! Online Preparation and Implementation Training is:

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The training will be delivered through Zoom, an interactive online training platform.

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