This newsletter arrives to your inbox during our Fourth Annual EarlyEdU Alliance® Institute for Faculty and State Teams (May 20 - 22). EarlyEdU Alliance member faculty and stakeholders, state partners, and leaders in the field of early learning and workforce development from around the globe are sharing ideas, innovating, and learning new strategies for teaching and learning.
Teachers set the tone when it comes to creating a caring classroom community. Watch Teacher-to-Teacher Talk (Head Start/ECLKC) and learn how teachers working on teams can engage in ongoing and effective communication. This in-service suite demonstrates how respectful and friendly communication between educators helps build a foundation of caring in the classroom.
Explore Season 2 of Circle Time Magazine (CTM); a unique professional development series that offers a web-based talk show and online resources with each episode. Episode 1 focuses on fostering social and emotional skills in the classroom — Relationships are Key! You can download the print version of the magazine here.
Modules and More: Social and Emotional Learning
This month’s selection highlights the importance of compassionate support for young children and teaching practices that create a sense of belonging for everyone in the classroom. Go to the Modules and More page on our website to download and use the videos in your work. The videos will be available for one month and then added to the Media Library. Access to the complete library is available to EarlyEdU members only. Please consider Joining the EarlyEdU Alliance.
Give Feedback: A Message to the Early Childhood Field
NAEYC has released Public Draft #2 of Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators which includes a first draft of the leveling of the standards and competencies to the ECE I, II, and III designations. Read the draft and submit your feedback by June 14, 2019.
Opt-In to Faculty Finds
EarlyEdU is now distributing this complimentary resource developed and compiled by Camille Catlett for effective preparation of early childhood professionals, providing both content and links to additional professional resources. Faculty Finds is distributed six times annually, and all resources are free.
Custom Coaching Companion: A Customized Video Uploading and Annotation Tool to Increase and Enhance Coaching.
Join us this month to see a demonstration of the Custom Coaching Companion from Leslie Janes, State Implementation Specialist for EarlyEdU, and find out how various coaching systems are using the tool to support teachers and improve child outcomes.
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Time: 10:00-10:30 a.m. PST /1:00-1:30 p.m. ET
Register for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.