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A Vision for Change: Supporting Early Childhood Professionals’ Cross-Sector Collaboration Through Universal Competencies

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Early childhood system professionals’ capacity for collaborative relationships and partnering impacts the early relationships and experiences that build the social, emotional, and cognitive development of very young children. Learn about one state’s vision, model, and competency-based approach to strengthening early childhood professionals’ capacities for collaboration across early childhood systems.
Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Brandy Fox, LCSW, The Pennsylvania Keys; Christina Nigrelli, MA, EdS, ZERO TO THREE; Kristen Greene, PhD, ZERO TO THREE

P-5 Competency Domains: 

  • P-5 (8) Service Planning, Coordination, and Collaboration
  • P-5 (6) Leadership to Meet Family Needs and Improve Services and Systems
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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.

Instructional Leadership in Infant and Toddler Settings

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Leading infant–toddler care and education programs during times of uncertainty requires leaning on relationship-based practices more than ever. It also requires flexibility, responsivity, and planning to ensure that leaders support staff and families to maintain and strengthen secure and trusting relationships that promote infant–toddler learning and development. This Issue Intensive will explore what it means to be an instructional leader in an infant–toddler educational setting in 2020. You will learn about leadership strategies that promote effective and responsive teaching practices and learning environments for infants and toddlers inclusive of center-based, home-based, and family child care. The session will also share effective strategies for developing and relying on relationship-based policies and practices that will help you lead with a social justice and equity lens, particularly during uncertain and stressful times.


Faculty & P-5 Competency Domains

Faculty: Allyson Dean, EdD, ZERO TO THREE; Cathy Tsao, PhD, WestEd; Cheryl Williams-Jackson, PsyD, Modesto Junior College

P-5 Competency Domains:

  • P-5 (3) Relationship-Based Practice
  • P-5 (6) Leadership to Meet Family Needs and Improve Services and Systems
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Presenters have affirmed that they do not have proprietary interest in products, instruments, devices, services or materials discussed in this event, and have confirmed that they have not been compensated in relation to this presentation.