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Equal Start Professional Development

Equal Start Professional Development

EQUAL START PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Creating and supporting actions which improve the skills and knowledge of early learning professionals in order to help create a high-quality learning environment for young children.

Action What It Is Commitment Contact
Supporting the creation of training opportunities for pre-school teachers and aides Work with individual schools to define content and needs and then arrange support and logistics for offering courses of interest that will improve skills and knowledge of pre-school staff Typically a few hours per week (possibly more when a course is actually presented) Mel
Mentoring staff in preschool by experienced teachers

Provide guidance and strategies to preschool staff for improving their skills

Typically a few hours per month Mel

Mentoring of students in local community college early learning certification programs by experienced teachers

Provide guidance and strategies to students seeking careers in early childhood education

Typically a few hours per month Mel

Tutoring by professionals with strong language and math skills of students in local community college early learning certification programs

Provide enrichment and support to enable success in difficult classes Typically 5-10 hours per month Mel
 
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