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Intensive Learning Communities
Intensive Professional Learning
These year long opportunities require a team commitment and system level supports from the Administrative Unit. A selection process occurs based application and assessed need in consultation with the Administrative Unit. Components of this professional learning can include:
- Coaching and mentoring support to individuals and teams
- Formation of a professional learning community (PLC) or Community of Practice (CoP)
- A blended format of workshops, webinars, and follow-up team meetings
- Use of video coaching
Evaluation, Assessment and Service Delivery Related to Preschool Aged Children and Emotional and Social Development
Teams are selected through an application process to study social emotional development in preschoolers through a series of workshops, webinars and a Community of Practice (CoP). Strategies to assess and support young children exhibiting concerns in social-emotional and behavioral development are presented and explored in depth. For more information, contact Marcia Blum.
Leadership Series Cohort
Leadership can be exercised in different contexts by anyone in early childhood. Effective leaders demonstrate emotional intelligence, perseverance, self-knowledge, are at ease with uncertainty and willing to take risks. This cohort will meet monthly for 8 sessions to explore how to exercise leadership in practice. Leaders will be selected through an application process. For more information, contact Marcia Blum.
Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment, 2nd Edition (TPBA-2) Certification and Coaching
Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment, Second Edition (TPBA2) is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow process for assessing four critical developmental domains—sensorimotor, emotional and social, communication, and cognitive—through observation of the child's play with family members, peers, and professionals. These trainings are for AU leadership teams who are already practicing TPB Assessment to fidelity and are interested in advancing and sustaining their practices.
Contact Chris Miller for information about any of the TPBA-2 opportunities.