Enjoy this recording of Data. What is it Good For?
Data is only as good as how it is used. This webinar addresses how to use CLASS data to drive true improvements in your program. Move beyond just looking at scores themselves and use your observations as a means to impact educators’ experiences.
Dr. Angela Searcy holds a Doctorate in Education. Her research revolves around brain-based learning assessed by CLASS and its correlation to aggressive behaviors in preschool children. Currently, Dr. Searcy is an adjunct faculty member at Erikson Institute, a professional development provider for Teaching Strategies, a CLASS affiliate trainer, and a Bureau of Education and Research trainer. Dr. Searcy is also the author of Push Past It!, A Positive Approach to Challenging Classroom Behavior, and her newest book, Elevating Equity Advice for Navigating Challenging Conversations in Early Childhood, from Gryphon House Publishing.
Dorothy Sanchez is a Development Lead on Teachstone’s Social Impact Team. Her work focuses on understanding and improving the quality of early learning experiences for culturally and linguistically diverse infants, toddlers, and preschoolers by providing meaningful and responsive support to early childhood educators. Through numerous research and community-based projects, Dorothy has supported early care and education agencies, coaches, and educators in providing high-quality services to children and their families. She helped to develop and test a responsive, inquiry-based coaching approach. She worked with infant, toddler, and educators, to increase the quality of routines and experiences that support children’s social-emotional development, cognitive skills, language development, and approaches to learning. She has extensive experience in measuring and analyzing a variety of data, including classroom quality, provider relationship quality, child outcomes, and programmatic information. Dorothy also has experience in measurement development, program evaluation, and facilitation of professional development for early care and education teachers and support staff.
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