What to expect at your Responsive Classroom workshop

Unless otherwise noted, workshops begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with more detailed information about the schedule for your particular course. The typical schedule is:

Registration: 7:30am – 8:00 am

General Session: 8:00am – 8:15 am

Sessions begin: 8:30 am

Your presenter will be an experienced classroom teacher. S/he has completed a rigorous certification program that includes learning to implement Responsive Classroom masterfully in a classroom setting and learning to teach Responsive Classroom principles and practices to adults.

What to bring

Dress comfortably and expect to be active. Plan for warm weather and for air conditioning. You may wish to bring: your own bottle of water, and/or a seat cushion for your chair.


We provide morning refreshments and lunch at all trainings. Typically, lunch is from noon to 1pm. Please let us know if you have any specific dietary needs so that we can accommodate you. If you think the lunch we provide might not work for you, you may choose to bring your own.

Bookstore on Site

Workshop participants will receive 20% off orders and free shipping to anywhere in the U.S., (including AK, HI, U.S. territories, and military bases) on all orders placed at the workshop.

Credit Options

A 6-hour certificate of attendance is awarded to one-day workshop participants.

A 14-hour certificate of attendance is awarded to two-day workshop participants.

A 28-hour certificate of attendance is awarded to multi-day workshop participants. You must attend all 28 hours of the workshop in order to receive the certificate and to count the workshop as a prerequisite for further training. In addition, workshop participants can earn graduate-level professional development credit (2-credit and 3-credit options) through Brandman University. Learn more about credit options through Brandman University.