Thank you for your interest in having your online non-credit training recognized in Vermont! The questions below will help us determine your eligibility for approval. Once we receive your response to this form, we will activate a review team to review your training, complete a rubric, and determine if we can approve your training. We strongly encourage you to download the guidance document HERE which outlines all information you will be asked to provide in this Request for Approval. 

Please note: Online trainings offered by an accredited institution of higher education or by IACET-Accredited organizations are automatically approved by Northern Lights at CCV, if the institution or organization meets all of the additional criteria for approval [add link]. Please contact Northern Lights if you believe you meet the criteria for automatic approval.

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* 1. Organization Name

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* 2. Website

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* 3. Contact Person

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* 4. Phone Number

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* 5. Email

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* 6. Please provide directions for how our 3-4 member review team should access the free training module to complete the review

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* 7. Please create and upload a document that lists the trainings or modules you wish Northern Lights to approve and includes the following: core knowledge area(s) addressed by each training or module; audience(s) for which each training or module is appropriate; and any additional notes about each training or module. Please see the guidance document for additional detail about how to respond to this question. 

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* 8. Please describe how your training is grounded in research and follows developmentally appropriate practices.

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* 9. Please list the learning objectives for this training.

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* 10. Training participants must receive documentation includes the four criteria required for verification (see guidance document for detail). Please describe how your training completion documentation includes these components or upload a sample training certificate (see #11)

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* 11. If you would prefer to upload sample training certificate (see #10 for detail) please do so here:

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* 12. How is the participant’s learning evaluated? Please describe how your organization provides clear and specific evidence of successful completion of the training including the pass rate for successful completion of any quizzes.

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* 13. For instructor-led trainings, please provide the following information:
  1. Instructor qualifications to teach this content;
  2. Instructor qualifications to teach in an online format;
  3. Number of students on the instructor’s caseload at any one time;
  4. Whether or not the instructor is a member of the Vermont Instructor Registry and if so, at what level.

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* 14. If CEUs are awarded for successful completion of any/all of your trainings or modules, please provide the following information. Are the CEUs you award:
  1. Approved by IACET?
  2. Approved by an appropriately accredited institution of higher education (please include the name of the institution)?
  3. Approved by another organization (please include the name of the organization)?

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* 15. The following information is optional, but is helpful to our review team if you are able to provide any/all of this information:
  • Work setting of the target participants for the training (family child care, center-based child care, Head Start, public school, home visitor, etc);
  • Modalities included in the training (writing, narration, videos, graphics, etc.)
  • Reading level of the training
  • Training level (introductory, intermediate, advanced)
  • Education and credentials of the person(s) who designed the course content
  • Continuing Education Units awarded or other relevant content
  • Training cost
  • Operating system and Internet speed requirements
  • Approximate time needed to complete training

Completed Requests for Approval will be reviewed on a rolling basis and Northern Lights will make every effort to review and respond to requests within 60 days.

If you have any questions, please contact us at northernlights@ccv.edu.

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