Professional Development for Iowa School Leaders

Administrative Issues in Implementing
Quality Preschool Program Standards

Audience

Early Childhood Administrators

Description

This meeting is targeted to the program administrators of Iow\'s Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs. Participants will carefully examine Standards 9 and 10, as they relate to administrative responsibilities for the physical environment and leadership, as well as Standard 6, relative to teacher and teaching assistant qualifications. The process of documenting and gathering evidence to support the implementation of Quality Preschool Program Standards will be discussed. Opportunities will be provided to examine previously completed program portfolios and to discuss common questions.

Standards for School Leaders

  • 1-Shared Vision
  • 2-Culture of Learning

Intended Outcomes

Participants will:

  • understand the implications of implementing Quality Preschool Program Standards in their district programs and
  • understand the characteristics of a developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom.

Evaluation

A survey of participants will conducted following the session.

Logistics

Date/Location/Time:

This activity will be repeated three times, so select a date/location that works best:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, AEA 267, 909 S. 12th St., Marshalltown, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.;
  • Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, AEA 267, 3712 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, AEA 267, 9184 265th St., Suite B, Clear Lake, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Costs: No Fee

How to Register

Register at AEA 267 professional development website. (Note: Persons who do not have an AEA 267 professional development account will need to set up an account before registering for the activity.)

Credit options

No Credit

Prerequisites

None, although some familiarity with Quality Preschool Program Standards will be helpful.

Professional development design

  • Training (presentation of theory, demonstration, practice, coaching, feedback)
  • Involvement in a development/improvement process

More information

Visit the AEA 267 professional development website. (Note: Persons who do not have an AEA 267 professional development account will need to set up an account before accessing this site.)

Provider

AEA 267

Primary contact

Deb Molitor, early childhood consultant/school psychologist

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