2017 National Meeting

479. Lessons Learned from Implementing an Innovative Professional Development System for Practitioners, Community of Practice Facilitators, and Certified Early Learning Coaches

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Coronado C
Speakers: Raquel Diaz
Lara Glaser
Valerie Mendez-Farinas
Abby Thorman

The University of Florida has implemented a robust statewide system that has delivered over 100,000 hours of professional development in less than two years and dramatically improved CLASS scores, and is being implemented in other states. Examine how: innovative online/blended learning experiences are fostering reflective teaching practices, collaborative inquiry, and facilitative leadership; over 400 Community of Practice facilitators and over 350 early learning coaches have been certified; and extensive partnerships are facilitating statewide implementation.

Resources: application/pdf icon479 PPT.pdf