709. Building a Statewide System of Intentional Coaching: How Increased Awareness of Instructional Practices Develops Reflective Practitioners

Date: Wednesday July 13, 2016
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Location: Grand Salon 16 (1st floor)
Speakers: Fiorella Altare Christie, Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe
Paloma Lopez-Barcena, Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe
Raquel Diaz, University of Florida
Valerie Mendez-Fariñas, University of Florida
Alexandra Prinstein, University of Florida
Abby Thorman, University of Florida
Rachel Spector, The Children's Trust

Florida has built a statewide network of over 300 certified Early Childhood Coaches who are improving quality across programs. Learn about the evidence-based training model and discover job-embedded professional development strategies that support practitioners as they learn and implement new teaching practices and skills a coach needs to scaffold practitioners through the stages of competency. Hear from Miami-Dade’s QRIS team and how they used these professional development opportunities to transform the practices of their field staff.

Resources: application/pdf icon709BuildingAStatewideSystem.pdf