CEELO, in collaboration with the Great Lakes and Midwest Comprehensive Centers, sponsored this webinar for state and local leaders in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Participants heard from Kristy Feden, Early Childhood Supervisor, Papillion-La Vista (NE) School District and Jean R. Ubbelohde, Coordinator of Early Childhood Special Education, Millard (NE) Public Schools about tools they have developed to support principals as instructional leaders for teachers of children birth through age 5 in school and community based settings. Superintendent Julia Espe of the Princeton, MN school district and Lisa Hood, Illinois State University shared additional information and resources to support principals as effective evaluators of early childhood teachers (pre-K through grade 3).
The webinar, held November 10, 2014:
- Highlighted why training for principals was important to effective early childhood teacher practice
- Provided examples from practice