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USI-Aim4Excellence National Director Credential Renewal Package (PAS)

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This USI-Aim4Excellence National Director Credential Renewal Package (PAS) package is due 270 days from the date of purchase.

All components must be complete within 270 days, or you will be locked out of the package.

CQI: How Change Influences People and Processes will cover the following topics.

  • CQI Goals
  • Opening Activity and Pre-Assessment
  • CQI in Action
  • CQI Cycle Phases
  • CQI Cycle Foundations
  • CQI Documentation
  • Summary and Post-Assessment

CQI: Supportive Leadership Through Collaborative Learning will cover the following topics.

  • Cohorts and Communities of Practice
  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Exploring Your Role as a Facilitator
  • Ready, Set, Go: Preparing to Activate Learning
  • Putting Learning into Practice

CQI: Coaching for Success will cover the following topics.

  • What do you mean when you say, “I am a trainer?
  • What are the goals and priorities of coaching?
  • Digging Deeper to Anchor Process Features of Quality
  • Why does high quality matter to children at risk?
  • Foundation Concepts and Skills of Coaching
  • Planning for the Practical Aspects of Coaching
  • Creating an Individual Development Plan
  • Coaching Practices that Work

Getting Ready for the Business Administration Scale (BAS) will cover the following topics.

  • Understand the rationale for focusing on the quality of business and professional practices
  • Learn how using a formal assessment tool helps you make good decisions based on data
  • Understand the content of the BAS
  • Learn how to score the BAS
  • Prepare for a formal BAS assessment
  • Learn how to use data from a BAS assessment to create a quality improvement plan

While you do not need to purchase the BAS book to complete this module, you may find it helpful to have one as a resource as you participate in this module.

BAS books can be purchased from several vendors, which you will find listed on the McCormick Center website.

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

Additional Information
For technical assistance as you move through the modules, contact the Aim4Excellence HelpDesk via or call at 844-378-2464.