Attend the ONLINE course

The flexible option for teachers from a school that has a certified F&F Course Instructor on staff

(An exception may apply;
see what is included below)

What is included in the ONLINE option?
  • Online course instruction is designed and led by the program’s co-author, Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D.
  • Course materials and training are current (updated 2020-2021)
  • The online course is open six weeks so participants can enjoy the flexibility of a self-paced course
  • Discussion board activities for participants from across the country invite diverse interaction
  • Assignments and discussion boards engage participants deeply, allowing time for greater reflection and connections
  • Instructor feedback is individualized and timely for every participant
  • Two scheduled, optional Zoom sessions give participants direct access to this program’s co-author and course instructor
  • Participants familiar with the online Architecture of Learning course will recognize and follow this course’s format easily
  • Course materials—The Architecture of Learning: Designing Instruction for the Learning Brain (book); Foundations & Frameworks Basic Course Book (2021 update); Foundations & Frameworks Toolbox (2021 update)—are included in the online course enrollment fee
  • Online course enrollment fee: $490 per person (this includes a course fee of $355 and a required course materials fee of $135)

Successful completion of this course certifies a participant to implement Foundations & Frameworks in his/her own classroom. This online course does not qualify a participant to attend the Advanced F&F Course for Course Instructor Certification (see below for one exception).

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EXCEPTIONS

If your school has received F&F Basic Course instruction previously, and you have not attended the F&F Basic Course but intend to become your school’s certified F&F Course Instructor: yes, you are welcome to take the F&F Basic Online Course combined with plans to attend the F&F Advanced Course the following year.

OR

If you are a participating in a curriculum review for your school, have never received instruction in Foundations & Frameworks, are considering it for adoption, and would like an in-depth understanding of the program: yes, you may benefit from attending the F&F Basic Online Course. However, attending this course will not qualify you to attend the F&F Advanced Course for Instructor Certification. The F&F On-site course option qualifies teachers for the F&F Advanced Course.

Please contact us with any exception inquiries.

Schedule the 
ON-SITE course for your school

The option for schools planning a first-time F&F program implementation

What is included in the ON-SITE option for schools?
    • Course instruction is designed and led by the program’s co-author, Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D.
    • Course materials and training are current (updated 2020-2021)
    • The on-site course is five, consecutive six-hour days
    • In-person discussions foster common language and knowledge base among your staff, and explore how implementation can meet the school’s mission
    • Assignments and discussions engage participants deeply, allowing time for greater reflection and connections
    • Instructor feedback is individualized and timely for every participant
    • Course materials—The Architecture of Learning: Designing Instruction for the Learning Brain (book); Foundations & Frameworks Basic Course Book (2021 update); Foundations & Frameworks Toolbox (2021 update)—are included in the online course enrollment fee
    • On-site course fee consists of a Trainer Fee: $5950 Trainer Fee (this includes ALL travel, lodging, and meals), AND a Per-participant Fee as follows (this includes a course fee and a materials fee):
      $245 per participant fee for 15 or more participants; $315 per participant fee for 9-14 participants; $385 per participant fee for 5-8 participants. If 4 or fewer participants, contact us for customized pricing.

      For example:
      The TOTAL cost to train 12 teachers would be: $5950 + (12 x $315) = $9730

      NOTE: This fee gives the school one year of free access to the Foundations & Frameworks Basic Course video library AND the Architecture of Learning video library.

     

    • RECOMMENDED IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT OPTION:
      One 1-1/2 to 2-day, in-person implementation support visit by Dr. Washburn in the school year following course completion for training in Beginning Reading and Content Area Reading, plus classroom visits and feedback.
      Approximate Fee: $4850 (includes all travel, lodging, and meal expenses; fee dependent on current travel rates)

     Lead the HYBRID course for your school

    The sustainable option for schools that have a certified F&F Course Instructor on staff

    What is included in the HYBRID option for schools?
    • Course instruction is designed by the program’s co-author, Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. and led by the school’s in-house certified Foundations & Frameworks Trainer
    • Course materials and training are current (updated 2020-21)
    • The Foundations & Frameworks course can be scheduled at the school’s convenience and completed in five six-hour days
    • Activities prompt direct discussions that foster a common language and knowledge base among your staff 
    • Assignments and discussions engage participants deeply, allowing time for greater reflection and connections
    • Instructor feedback is individualized and school-specific for every participant
    • One-year subscription fee: $345 per school
      Fee includes: one-year access to the Foundations & Frameworks Basic Course video library AND the Architecture of Learning video library
    • Course materials ($135 per participant)— The Architecture of Learning: Designing Instruction for the Learning Brain (book); Foundations & Frameworks Basic Course Book (2021 update); Foundations & Frameworks Toolbox (2021 update)—are NOT included in the hybrid subscription

     

    • RECOMMENDED IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT OPTION: One 1-1/2 to 2-day, in-person implementation support visit by Dr. Washburn in the school year following course completion for training in Beginning Reading and Content Area Reading, plus classroom visits and feedback.
      Approximate Fee: $4850 (includes all travel, lodging, and meal expenses; fee dependent on current travel rates)