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Providence RI: TAGteach Advanced Workshop and Level 1 Certification

  • 17 Sep 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • 18 Sep 2016
  • 4:00 PM
  • 14 Bassett St. Providence, RI
  • 11


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Increase your success with your learners, family or co-workers. Learn to teach effectively and efficiently with fun for you and your learners. Learn how to get more of the behavior you want. Take your TAGteach skills to the next level in this high intensity, hands-on workshop with TAGteach Cofounder Theresa McKeon.

This seminar will feature special guest TAGteachers Joey Iversen, Karin Coyne and Abigail Curtis so there will be a wealth of expertise and experience here for you to bask in!

CEUs: CCPDT, IAABC, KPA - 16 credits!

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What Topics Will be Covered?
This seminar/workshop will cover topics in more detail and will cover topics not covered in the Primary Seminar. The topics will be in part determined by the attendees based on their experience with TAGteach so far. You WILL get your questions answered.

Core topics will include:
  • Behavior chains and back chaining
  • Shaping
  • Know when to raise criteria
  • Reinforcement schemes
  • TAGteach without the tagger
  • TAGteach for reducing fear
  • Fixing broken communication

Will There Be Hands-On Practice?

You will get lots of practice in small groups, practicing your tagging skills in various scenarios designed to promote problem-solving skills.Your group will have the opportunity to present your solution to the group for
whole group brain-storming and critiquing.

Is This a Certification Seminar?
This seminar will provide partial requirement for Level 1 TAGteach Certification if you have already earned your Primary TAGteacher certification.

Primary TAGteacher Certification is a prerequisite for earning Level 1 Certification

To earn Level 1 certification, you must attend this seminar AND send in three 5 minute videos demonstrating you applying TAGteach principles. You must also document your TAGteach experiences and submit this documentation. There is an additional $75 fee for the certification assessment.

Click here to see the full list of certification requirements.

Can Anyone Attend?
This seminar is open to anyone, but will only count towards Level 1 certification if you already hold a Primary level certification.
This is not a beginner seminar, so you do need to know the basics and to have some experience with TAGteach so as to be able to keep up with the group. If you feel that you would benefit from this advanced workshop, but you are not a certified TAGteacher, we will suggest some training materials to ensure you are up to date on our basic approach.

OFFER: 50% Off Intro to TAGteach Online Course
We are offering a package deal of 50% off the Introduction to TAGteach Online Course with registration to this Advanced Workshop (save $150). If you wish to obtain your primary certification online prior to this seminar so that this seminar can count towards your Level 1 Certification, you can do so by taking the online course and submitting the required materials for review in advance of the Advanced Workshop.

Click here to see the full list of certification requirements.

Registration Information

Registration Information
Date: Sept 17-18, 2016

Place: Spring Forth Academy 
24 Bassett St  
Providence, RI 02903

IMPORTANT: Make sure you put zip code into your GPS/maps app, or you may wind up in the wrong city! 

We are NOT in North Providence.**

Early bird discount price: $375 USD (First 5 Registrations)
Standard registration $425 USD (Registrations 6-20)

Important! Make non-refundable travel plans after Aug 15, 2016.


What’s Your Story?
Energize yourself by collaborating with other TAGteachers.

Share your insight and learn from others during the TAGteach idea share sessions.

Practice Makes Powerful
Practice using TAGteach “on the fly” and gain the confidence to use tools anywhere, anytime.

Panning for Gold
We’ll practice the art of finding and/or creating that perfect tag point in a wide variety of circumstances.

Can I Use TAGteach Here?
Expand the use of TAGteach tools into unique environments.

Discuss and practice using TAGteach tools in home, work and play scenarios.

How Can I Tag That?
Find and tag the physical manifestation of a thought
Learn to create tag points derived from emotions, desires and decisions.

It’s All Fun and Games…
The Gamification of TAGteach: We’ll look for ways to make sure each TAGteach session is a game to win.

I’m a Learner
You deserve all the advantages of TAGteach too!
Discover why TAGteach follows all the rules in the science of behavior change and how you can benefit from self-tagging.

It’s a Hand, Not a Hammer
No need to carry a toolbox; it’s all at your fingertips.
Practice using TAGteach at a moment’s notice without props, token reinforcers, or even a mechanical marker.

TAGteach under the Radar!
Learn to use TAGteach tools with people and in places where audible markers and positive reinforcement are not widely recognized

Contact Information

Local Contact:
Katherine Ostiguy: info@springforthdog.com

TAGteach Contact Information:
Joan Orr:  joan@tagteach.com  

Directions and Travel Information



There are approximately 12 free parking spaces that we share with other businesses which are closed on the weekend. There is plenty of meter parking across the street from our building. We can make change if you need quarters.


The nearest airport is TF Green in Warwick, RI (7.8mi, estimated cab fare $30-$40). It is also possible to fly to Logan International in Boston, MA and take public transit to our location (~2 hour trip) - contact us for advice.


Several 3- and 4-star hotels within walking distance, including Hotel Providence and The Biltmore. Budget options in the suburbs (~15 minute drive) include two Motel 6s and an Econolodge.


Tea, coffee, fruit, and breakfast pastries will be provided. There is a microwave available for lunch. 

Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts within walking distance.

There are not many restaurants available for take-out lunch, so we will order and pickup take-out from Bob & Timmy’s Grilled Pizza for lunch (pizza, pasta, great salads) - please remember to bring cash if you will be participating in that order. 

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