Professional development practices that really improve child outcomes that's what every early childhood education program needs.
With this authoritative research volume, administrators and policy makers will discover the latest findings on best professional development practices and learn how to scale up successful efforts across an entire district or state. Based on the annual leadership symposium of the National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (NCRECE), this book is a must for anyone engaged in high-level efforts to ensure teacher quality. Through clear explanations of cutting-edge research from two dozen respected contributors, readers will investigate specific, field-tested professional development (PD) models that improved both teacher practice and child outcomes (with a spotlight on Robert Pianta's effective MyTeachingPartner framework)
233 pages. 2012