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Getting Ready for the PAS

Course Number
GRPAS
Price
100.00
Overview

This online module is designed to provide you with an overview of the Program Administration Scale (PAS). Learn how formal assessment of your leadership and management practices can help you identify program strengths and target areas for improvement. You’ll spend time exploring what each item of the PAS measures, have the opportunity to practice scoring, prep for a formal assessment, and learn how to use the PAS to create a program improvement plan.

You will earn 8.0 Professional Development clock hours upon successful completion of this module.

For additional information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page before registering.


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Objective
  • Understand the rationale for focusing on the quality of administrative practices
  • Learn how formal assessment is a useful tool for identifying strengths and targeting areas for improvement
  • Understand the content of the PAS
  • Learn how to score the PAS
  • Prepare for a formal PAS assessment
  • Learn how to use data from a PAS assessment to create a quality improvement plan

Additional Information
This module must be completed in 90 days, from the date of purchase.

While you do not need to purchase the PAS book to complete this module, you may find it helpful to have one as a resource as you participate in this module.
 
PAS books can be purchased from several vendors, which you’ll find listed on the McCormick Center website.  

If you are purchasing a PAS book, be sure to order the most recent edition, which looks like this image. 


Course Hours
8.00