The Professional Development Committee’s purpose is to create a well-constructed and accessible early childhood system for education professionals in Tarrant County, which will strengthen the quality of early learning for all children.
The Alliance has identified the following strategies to elevate early childhood professional development quality.
Strategy A: Professional Development Registry Campaign
Recruit, educate, and empower early education providers through the Tarrant County Registry Campaign
Strategy B: Career Pathway
Develop stackable trainings and credit bearing professional development opportunities for early education professionals to progress on a career pathway
Strategy C: Instructional Quality Initiative
Roll out a public private partnership with local school districts, charter schools, nonprofits, and researchers to improve the quality of classroom instruction, mentoring and coaching, using the Classroom Assessment Scoring System assessment tool