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TSDS CORE Collections
Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) Webinar
October 20, 2021   (9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)
This training will review the data reporting requirements for TSDS Core Data Collections. It will include the data loading, promotion, validation and completion processes for TSDS Core Data Collections. Learn more and register here.




Oral Language and Emergent Literacy Development in Prekindergarten
November 6, 2021   (8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.)
Developing oral language and communication skills in preschool creates a foundation for later success in reading and writing. In this session, we will discuss oral language development stages, alignment to prekindergarten guidelines, and how to intentionally plan and assess oral language development in the preschool classroom. Learn more and register here.




Engage Every Family: Five Simple Principles by Dr. Constantino
November 11, 2021 (8:30 a.m–3:30 p.m.)
Dr. Constantino developed the "Five Simple Principles to Engage Every Family" as a way to help every school harness the power of family engagement as a direct conduit to student achievement.
Each of the principles falls into a logical sequence of action. The model is designed to place into a hierarchical order by which true family engagement and the ultimate development and nurturing of family efficacy can be implemented and measured.
Join Dr. Steve Constantino as he actively engages participants in the application and deep discussion of the five principles highlighted in his book. Learn more and register here.






Emergent Reading: Small Group Activities Make and Take
April 13, 2022   (8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.)
In this session participants will explore various small group activities for targeting emergent reading skills based on student progress monitoring data. The small group lessons cover skills such as phonological awareness and letter knowledge. Attendees will leave with ready-made activities and materials to immediately use in their classrooms. Learn more and register here.




CIRCLE: Two-Day Preschool Early Language and Literacy Including Mathematics
April 19-20, 2022   |  8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Participate in the Early Language and Literacy training developed by the Children's Learning Institute, University of Texas Medical School in Houston. This training is based on recent scientific research, is interactive and provides hands-on activities which prekindergarten teachers can immediately implement in their classrooms. Each participant receives a manual containing resources that will help promote early language and early literacy development as well as mathematic skill development in young children.
Training includes the following topics: Best Practices, Social Emotional Development, Phonological Awareness, Written Expression, Language Development, Book Reading, Letter Knowledge, and Mathematics. Learn more and register here.



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