177. Infant/Toddler Quality Indicators and the Workforce: Exploring What Works, Lessons Learned, Questions and Concerns, and Related Resources
|Date:||Thursday July 16, 2015|
|Time:||10:15 AM - 11:45 AM|
|Location:||Woodrow Wilson Ballroom|
|Speakers:|| Lanier DeGrella, Child Care Services Association
Sarah LeMoine and Maria Mayoral, ZERO TO THREE
Discuss ways QRIS can and do focus on the unique needs of infants and toddlers. Hear about national trends, assessment tools, and new resources that target critical competencies for infant/toddler educators, especially those serving children from high-needs populations. Discuss strategies implemented in North Carolina since 2004, including those from the recent Early Learning Challenge Grant activities. Share and explore successes, remaining challenges, and considerations for the future.