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Strategic Directions: Technical Assistance Professionals in State Early Childhood Professional Development Systems

Based on surveys, focus groups, and interviews, this policy brief identifies how states are creating policies for developing, supporting, and monitoring Technical Assistance professionals. There are recommendations on developing: (1) common terminology; (2) standards and competencies; (3) career pathways; and (4) data and evaluation systems. A separate policy advocacy tool enables states to identify progress.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Billie Young
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30 pages
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