September 12 - November 14
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Camp Fire Staff
Camp Fire Resource Center- North Fort Worth
This six day course is focused on increasing the skill of early childhood professionals who facilitate the professional growth of early education teachers.
This course is ideal for mentors, coaches, directors, assistant directors, and any others who impact the work of early childhood education teachers. There is no pre-requisite for taking this course- it is open to anyone.
Course topics include:
September 12, 2017
Mentors: Who We Are & What We Do - Explore the mentor role, characteristics and different perspectives of the mentor lens.
September 19, 2017 - **this class only is 9am - 1pm
DAP: Infants, Toddlers and Pre-K. Review the importance of developmentally appropriate practices and discuss the connections to the state guidelines.
October 10, 2017
Mentor Model & Approaches and Teacher Self-Assessments- Discover the mentor model for working with teachers and the mentoring approaches to get the greatest results. Also, explore ideas for teacher self-assessments.
October 17, 2017
Strength-Based Coaching, Gradual Release Model & Facilitating Change - Learn how to focus the mentoring visits on teacher strengths and facilitate lasting change in instructional practices with the Gradual Release of Responsibility.
November 7, 2017
Classroom Visits with Focused Observations - Preparing for the visit is a key element of a mentoring role. Discuss observing classroom practices during classroom visits and initiating the coaching conversation.
November 14, 2017
Reflection - Asking the right questions can guide teachers in becoming reflective in their daily instruction. Discuss closing the visit and developing the action plan.
Fee: $500 for full course or $80 if you wish to attend a single day
Each class includes a one hour lunch break on your own.
To register call 817-831-2111 ext. 145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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