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Price includes all live sessions for Part I in December and Part II in February. Part I will be held on December 12th and December 14th. Part II will be held on February 27th and February 29th.
This program is possible due to the generous support of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative. Contact us for your discount code. Team Discounts:
This program is designed to be taken in two parts to allow for knowledge and skill building, and time for application of the knowledge and strategies, before coming back together to debrief on challenges with implementation and a chance to go deeper into the learning.
In this two-part program, Nonie Lesaux and Stephanie Jones, Faculty Directors of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, explore leadership practices that foster data-use mindsets and strategies to promote effective, collaborative, and sustainable data work. Participants will explore new ways data can be leveraged to drive quality improvement in early learning settings.
In most educational settings, including those serving young children, data are collected and used largely for compliance purposes. But with the right knowledge, strategies, and tools, everyday information collected in settings serving young children can be used to drive higher-impact practices, more effective leadership, and overall quality.
In this two-part program, participants will learn about using data to drive sustainable quality improvement in early education systems, settings, and classrooms. This program is designed as a two-part series to help participants build core knowledge and learn skills and strategies for effective data use, with the added opportunity to try out an initial plan in their setting with the support of the Zaentz team and their peers. After the implementation period, we will come back together as a learning community to debrief the successes and challenges of implementation and go even deeper into the learning.
We know that professional learning is most effective when it is relevant to the real challenges leaders face, offered in the context of a community of peers, and sustained over time. This program is designed in two parts to respond to these realities and maximize opportunities for deep, collaborative learning, application, and reflection.
Sessions include a combination of interactive lectures, collaboration opportunities, and small group reflection and planning sessions. See details below for Part I and Part II of this program.
In Part I of this program, participants will:
Live sessions will take place on Tuesday, December 12th and Thursday, December 14th from 12 to 3 p.m. (ET). Each live component will be a combination of a group plenary session, which is recorded, followed by a facilitated reflection and discussion portion, which is not recorded. Please note that we strongly encourage live participation, as these sessions will be a good opportunity to engage with your colleagues and faculty in the program.
In Part II of this program, participants will:
This program is open to all participants registered for Part I (described above). Live sessions will take place on Tuesday, February 27th, and Thursday, February 29th, from 12 to 3 p.m. (ET). Each live component will be a combination of a group plenary session, which is recorded, followed by a facilitated reflection and discussion portion, which is not recorded.
Nonie Lesaux focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of children from diverse linguistic, cultural and economic backgrounds.
Stephanie Jones focuses on the effects of poverty and exposure to violence on children’s development and assesses the impact of social-emotional learning interventions.
Professional Education is excited to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for your successful participation in this program. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally and internationally recognized unit of measurement for non-credit continuing education programs. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Professional Education offers IACET CEUs for learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
Requirements to be eligible to earn CEUs:
Upon successfully meeting all requirements outlined above, you will be notified via email that you have A) earned the certificate of completion for the program and B) are now eligible to earn CEUs. This email will contain the link to complete the required reflection assignment if you wish to receive CEUs, along with a submission deadline and time frame for receiving your CEUs. After submitting your reflection assignment, we will notify you via email of your CEU status, and if you have met all requirements, you will be able to download and view your CEU certificate at this point in time.
Note: Professional Education is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes the quality of continuing education and training.