B-3 Community and Program Planning Workshops - December 11 and 12, 2017, Decatur and Palos Hills, respectively.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Annual Conference: November 15-18, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Hood and Pam Rose presented on Maximizing Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching in Early Childhood Teacher Evaluations (PreK-3rd Grade): Using the Results of the Danielson Framework for Teaching Validation Study to Improve Teacher Evaluation Practices.
Webinar: October 24, 2017 - Participants learned how to adopt, adapt or add leadership best practices in the evaluation process for supporting teachers in their earliest grades. They were supported in the use of a step-by step early learning teacher evaluation process that is based upon the Danielson Framework for Teaching. The Framework was brought to life through the use of Illinois classroom-based authentic and high leverage early learning teaching videos and artifacts.
Workshop: Sharing a Vision Conference - October 25, 2017, Peoria, IL: Early childhood teachers and leaders spent a day interacting with the 2013 Danielson Framework for Teaching and aligning and applying the Danielson components and indicators with principles of developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood classrooms. Teachers learned how to be advocates and collaborators in their teacher evaluation process, and leaders grew their observation and feedback skills.
Webinar: Part One - September 11 & 18, 2017 and Part Two - September 25 & October 2, 2017 by The Center: Early Childhood Professional Learning for PreK teachers and leaders.