Certification Criteria

To submit your certification documentation for review please pay the appropriate fee as indicated below and send your documentation to Anne Wormald at annew@tagteach.com.


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Level 1 Certification

Requirements:

  • Complete a 2-day TAGteach Level1 Certification seminar live event
  • OR 
  • Complete the Introduction to TAGteach online course  (cost $300USD)
  • Pay the $75 assessment fee and submit the following to annew@tagteach.com:
    • completed journal as specified in the course
    • completed worksheets as specified in the course
    • Three videos:
      1. A video showing you reciting the TAGteach Fundamentals with cue cards
      2. A video showing you reciting the TAGteach Session Script with cue cards
      3. 5-8 minute video showing you applying TAGteach principles as specified in the course.

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Evaluation fee for Level 1 certification (from online course): Click to pay $75.00  

This fee is to cover the cost of evaluating your journal, worksheets and video and providing personal feedback. It is additional to the cost of the actual online course.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of TAGteach principles including: 
  2. Use a marker as data and positive reinforcement
  3. Understand, formulate, and implement the Focus Funnel 
  4. Create proper tag points using the WOOF protocol
  5. Integrate the TAGteach tools into an existing lessons

Level 2 Certification

Required if using the TAGteach member logo on any form of advertising
Prerequisite - Level 1 TAGteach Certification

Evaluation fee for Level 2 certification: Click to pay $75.00

Requirements:

  • Attain Level 1 Certification seminar as outlined above. 
  • Perform and provide written documentation of 10 hours of TAGteaching using an approved audible marker. 
  • Submit a training journal documenting your progress to annew@tagteach.com.
  • Be a member in good standing with TAGteach. You must remain a member in good standing to retain your certification.
  • Attend a 2-day advanced workshop.
  • Five videos (1 and 2 exempt if you already submitted these):
    1. A video showing you reciting the TAGteach Fundamentals with cue cards
    2. A video showing you reciting the TAGteach Session Script with cue cards
    3. Submit 3 videos showing you conducting 3 different TAGteach sessions (max length 5 min each) to annew@tagteach.com. At least one of the videos must show you using the full TAGteach Session Script.
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  • If your work is confidential and videos are not allowed, you can set up a role play to simulate your sessions. Please send an email to annew@tagteach.com to discuss prior to submitting your videos.

Please contact annew@tagteach.com if you require any clarification before submitting your videos.

Objectives:

  1. Gain experience using TAGteach tools
  2. Decide when, where, how and why to use the focus funnel and tag points and self tagging
  3. Learn to recognize when student and or teacher need a higher rate of reinforcement
  4. Improve the use and timing of the audible marker

Level 3 Certification

Required to be considered to be eligible to use materials created by TAGteach in presentations or any form of consulting

Prerequisite - TAGteach Level 2 Certification

Evaluation fee for Level 3 certification: Click to pay $100.00

Requirements:

  • Have been active in the application of TAGteach in one or more fields for at least nine months.
  • Document a minimum of twenty-five additional hours using TAGteach tools.
  • Provide a class/course syllabus for your chosen field, including: how you will introduce and integrate TAGteach into the program. 
  • Attend a second TAGteach seminar or Workshop and present your work with TAGteach tools to attendees.
  • Complete the Introduction to TAGteach online course and submit journals, worksheets and video (you will get free enrollment).
  • Five videos (1 and 2 exempt if you already submitted these):
    1. A video showing you reciting the TAGteach Fundamentals with cue cards
    2. A video showing you reciting the TAGteach Session Script with cue cards
    3. Submit three 5-8 minute videos of you using TAGteach in 3 different applications (the videos you submitted for Level 2 will suffice if they showed different applications). If you have already submitted videos, then at the most you will have 2 more to submit.
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  • Be a member in good standing with TAGteach. You must remain a member in good standing to retain your certification.
  • Sign a contract with TAGteach International. 

Objectives:

  1. Become proficient at using TAGteach tools
  2. Explain and demonstrate the use of: the audible marker, focus funnel, tag points, point of success, value-added and causation tag points and reinforcement plans
  3. Be able to evaluate an existing teaching and learning procedure and identify ways in which to improve it with TAGteach
  4. Identify student behaviors that demonstrate frustration or fatigue and how to alleviate using TAGteach tools. 
  5. Create a "game" atmosphere while teaching using TAGteach tools

TAGteach Faculty

Required to present TAGteach Certification seminars

Admission to the TAGteach Faculty is by invitation only. TAGteach Faculty members are highly qualified and experienced in the practical application of TAGteach and in the teaching of these skills to others.

Faculty are actively using TAGteach on a regular basis and have applied it in several different fields.

Faculty have attended numerous live TAGteach training event and have led these events.
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