Primetime for coaching: Improving instructional coaching in early childhood education

Resource Type: Other
Author(s): O'Keefe, Bonnie;
Date Issued: December, 2017
Publisher(s): Bellwether Education Partners
Description: This paper considers ECE coaching programs and research at the state, local, and federal level, for educators of children ages birth to five, with a particular focus on Head Start programs. It summarizes what we know about coaching in ECE and shares some of the challenges, lessons, and opportunities emerging from research and program experiences. Then it recommends how early learning program leaders, policymakers, funders, and researchers can encourage and implement coaching more effectively. (author abstract)
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Funder(s): Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Source: Sudbury, MA: Bellwether Education Partners. Retrieved from
Note: This resource contains state-by-state information, including fact sheets, data tables, or online tools.
Topics: Child Care & Early Education Provider Workforce > Training, Mentoring, & Apprenticeships
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