Teaching Pyramid Observation System for Infant-Toddler (TPITOS) Reliability Training


Session Dates

Monday May 10, 2021 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM - Webinar
Tuesday May 11, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM - Webinar

Teaching Pyramid Observation System for Infant-Toddler (TPITOS) Reliability Workshop prepares participants in the use of the instrument to gather information on Infant-Toddler teacher implementation of the Pyramid Model practices. Participants will learn the process for using the tool, practice completing it with a standard observation and receive feedback about whether they have provided reliable results.


Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe TPITOS, a measure for examining the level of support provided by classroom teachers for infant/toddler social-emotional learning;
  2. Identify and score video examples of teacher behaviors that support the social-emotional development of infants and toddlers and become familiar with our easy-to-use datasheet;
  3. Define and meet certification standards for carrying out and scoring TPITOS assessments.
  4. Describe how the TPITOS can be used to measure teacher support of social-emotional

Target Audience

Early Childhood Educators, ECE Directors, PAPBS Network Facilitators, PBIS Core Leadership Team Members, Early Intervention Teachers or Providers.

Topics Covered: Early Intervention

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Molly Martz, at 717-901-2151, or mmartz@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Infant/Toddler Staff Training Hours
PQAS Childcare Training Hours
No credit


Dr. Kathryn Bigelow, Dr. Dwight Irvin

Event Contact:


Molly Martz

Content Contact:

Sue Zeiders