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March 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
Dalma Sato

Come and learn about the importance and value of developmental screening, including how to give and score the ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE; how to identify strategies to involve families in the screening; how to include the ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE as part of the services you provide; and how to interpret the screening results for families.

The Ages and Stages Questionnaire, Third Edition (ASQ-3) is a parent-completed questionnaire that screens children’s development ages 1 month to 5 ½ years old.  Screening young children is an effective, efficient way for programs to catch developmental concerns and start referrals/services when it does the most good. The ASQ gives parents useful information about their child’s strengths and needs, and also gives them an opportunity to talk about any concerns or questions they may have about their child’s development.

The Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) is also a parent-completed tool with a deep, exclusive focus on children’s social and emotional development.  With this tool, you can quickly pinpoint behaviors of concern and identify any need for further assessment or ongoing monitoring.

Why Use the ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE? 

Research tells us that early care and education have a long-lasting impact on how children develop. During a child’s first five years, it is important to focus on a child’s developmental needs and take advantage of a child’s natural ability to learn. By helping families identify their children’s strengths and potential delays, you play an important role in making sure a child has the very best opportunities to learn and grow.

Note:  Priority attendance will be given to those programs who will be participating in The Big Lift andSan Mateo County QRIS Pilot.

For registration links for all ECE professional development being offered by the SMCOE in school year 2014-15, please see:


Please make checks payable to:  County Schools Service Fund.  In the memo section of your check, specify the name of the workshop(s), and if paying for multiple participants, list name of each participant.

Send payments to:

     San Mateo County Office of Education
     Attn: Dalma Sato, ELSS
     101 Twin Dolphin Drive
     Redwood City, CA 94065

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment and after priorities for registration have been considered.  Fees are non-refundable.  Priority attendance will be given to programs who will be participating in The Big Lift and San Mateo County QRIS Pilot.