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Title Critical issues in early childhood professional development / edited by Martha Zaslow and Ivelisse Martinez-Beck.
Published Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2006.
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 Floor3  LB1775.6 .C745 2006    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 412 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "Foreword by Natasha J. Cabrera"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the context for critical issues in early childhood professional development / Ivelisse Martinez-Beck and Martha Zaslow -- Toward better definition and measurement of early childhood professional development / Stephanie M. Curenton -- Defining and measuring professional development in early childhood research / Kelly L. Maxwell, Cathie C. Feild, and Richard M. Clifford -- Estimating the size and characteristics of the United States early care and education workforce / Richard N. Brandon and Ivelisse Martinez-Beck -- Quality and qualifications: links between professional development and quality in early care and education settings / Kathryn Tout, Martha Zaslow, and Daniel Berry -- Studying the culture of quality early education and care: a cumulative approach to measuring characteristics of the workforce and relations to quality in four Midwestern states / Helen Rakes, Julia Toccata, Susan He gland, H. Abigail Rakes, Jacqueline Scott, Lana Messier, Carla Peterson, Kathy Thornburg, Becky Hoff, and Sandra Scott -- Completing the model: connecting early child care worker professional development with child outcomes / Kyle L. Snow -- Toward effective support for language and literacy through professional development / David K. Dickinson and Joanne P. Brady -- Helping early childhood educators to teach mathematics / Herbert P. Ginsburg, Rochelle Goldberg Kaplan, Joanna Cannon, Maria I. Corder, Janet G. Michelle Calender, and Melissa Morgen lander -- Self-regulation as a key to school readiness: how early childhood teachers can promote this critical competency /odrova and Deborah Longong -- Designing models for professional development at the local, state, and national levels / Naomi Karp -- Standardized observation and professional development: a focus on individualized implementation and practices / Robert Pindarnta -- Alignment in educator preparation for early and beginning literacy instruction: a state-level case example / KathleRosco'skos, Catherine A. Rosemary, and M. HeiVainerner Nikki'sC's standards for early childhood professional preparation: getting from here to there / Marylou Hysonson and H. Biggar -- Economic perspectives on early care and education / V. Jeffrey Evans -- A framework for cost-benefit analysis of professional development in early care and education / W. Steven Barnett and Pamela J. Kelley -- Early childhood professional development programs: accounting for spillover effects and market intervention / H. Elizabeth Peters and BBristolBristow -- A course for improved professional development across various programs and policies / Sisal Zaslow -- Creating and sustaining a high-quality workforce in child care, early intervention, and school readiness programs / Landsmann Ramsey and Craig T. Ramey -- Improving connections between professional development research and early childhood policies / Melissa Welch-Ross, Anne Wolf, Martha Moorehouse, and Colleen Rathgeb.
Subject Early childhood teachers -- Training of -- United States.
Early childhood educators -- United States.
Related Names Zaslow, Martha J.
Martinez-Beck, Ivelisse.
Alternate Title Early childhood professional development
ISBN 1557668256 (pbk.)
Standard # 9781557668257
OCLC number 61445783