TRAINING EVENT POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND HELPFUL INFORMATION
◆ Participants must register at least two weeks in advance of the event unless otherwise noted.
◆ Those not registered (including children) will not be permitted into the training space.
◆ Any fees must be paid in advance in order to guarantee registration at the training event.
◆ Refunds will not be given for “no shows” or those cancelling prior to the event.
◆ A $25 fee will be charged on all returned payments.
◆ Registrations may be considered for transfer to another individual if given at least two weeks advance notice. NOTE: Registrations for Health and Safety courses may NOT be transferred.
◆ Training spaces (including virtual spaces) will be closed after the first fifteen minutes of the training. Entrance will not be permitted after this time.
◆ Trainers have the right and responsibility to refuse credit for attendance to anyone who does not stay for the entire session, or who does not participate fully. Participants missing any portion of the training may be asked to leave the (virtual) training space.
◆ Awardees of EIP scholarships will be responsible for refunding EIP should they not attend any or a portion of the training event.
◆ If the format of an event (ex: face-to-face to in-person) is changed to a virtual event, no refunds will be given.
◆ If an event is canceled due to a natural disaster, public health crisis, or other act of nature, refunds will be given. Every effort will be made by the Network to reschedule events affected by these circumstances.
◆ The Network utilizes the Zoom platform for virtual training. Participants are expected to have updated software and be familiar with the platform features. To learn more about using Zoom, including how to join and use controls, please review this handout from Goucher College.
◆ For virtual events, participants may not attend while driving a motor vehicle. Those who do so will be removed from the training, and no refund will be given.
◆ For virtual events, participants must have their cameras on (and must remain in the frame), sign-in in the chat box, and actively participate in all polls, breakout groups, and other activities. If you do not have access to a camera or have questions about these requirements, contact Timothy@Networkforyouthsuccess.org.
At this time, we do not require COVID-19 vaccinations or negative COVID-19 tests to attend events. We are continuing to monitor and follow all local, state & federal guidance, which is subject to change.
Scholarship funding to participate in this training may be available through the Educational Incentive Program (EIP). For more information or to apply for a scholarship, please visit www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu. You may also contact EIP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-295-9616. If you have received an EIP voucher, please sign it in the awardee spot and mail it to the Network (415 River Street, Troy, NY 12180) along with your registration.
Photo Release for attendance at Training Events
I hereby release and hold harmless Network for Youth Success from any reasonable expectation of privacy or confidentiality associated with the images specified above. I further acknowledge that my participation is voluntary and that I will not receive financial compensation of any type associated with the taking or publication of these photographs or participation in Network for Youth Success marketing materials or other Network for Youth Success publications. I acknowledge and agree that publication of said photos confers no rights of ownership or royalties whatsoever. I hereby release Network for Youth Success, its contractors, its employees, and any third parties involved in the creation or publication of marketing materials, from liability for any claims by me or any third party in connection with my participation.
Policies relating to other events
◆ New York State School-Age Credential- Distance Learning
◆ New York State Accreditation
◆ CRELO events