Early Childhood Education

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Audience:  General Education, IGE and OGE Prekindergarten Teachers and Preschool-3 Teachers (Required)

Session Title: Utilizing the Early Learning Assessment Tool in Prekindergarten and Preschool

Description: This required professional learning experience will provide prekindergarten and preschool teachers with training on how to utilize the Early Learning Assessment (ELA), a formative assessment tool which aligns with the Maryland Early Learning Standards. The ELA will be used during the 2021-22 school year to inform instruction and monitor student growth.  

Time: This is a required two-day training: Part 1 on August 24, 2021 from 8:30 to 3:30 and Part 2 on Monday, August 30, 2021 from 8:30 to 3:30. 

How to Join: The join link will be sent via email by the sponsoring office.

Questions? Reach out to Amy Smith, Resource Teacher, Office of Early Childhood (apfeiffersmith@bcps.org)