Early Learning and School Readiness
2022 2023 State Support Team Region 5 Professional Learning
Early Learning Leadership Network
This network is an opportunity for early learning leaders (birth to age 8) across the region to engage with one another as they explore and discuss topics, such as program operations, resources, learning environments, continuous improvement, instruction, and collaboration / parent engagement. The network will support their efforts in building equitable systems for their staff, families and children to grow and thrive.
The last half hour will be reserved for any questions related to the updates and resources provided on the Early Learning Leadership Google Site. (7 hours - Ohio Approval pending)
Time: 8:30-10:30 am
- Monday, August 22, 2022
- Monday, October 17, 2022
- Monday, December 12, 2022
- Monday, February 27, 2023
Office Hour Date:
- Monday, May 22, 2023 (8:30-9:30 am)
Meeting ID: 883 3632 9633
Regional Itinerant Network
This Community of Learners will focus on how itinerant teachers can pass powerful interaction strategies to their partner teacher(s). The group will continue to extend their learning by applying the coaching practices in the book, Coaching with Powerful Interactions, in addition to strategies in the book, Powerful Interactions: How to Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning, to enhance their work in early learning classrooms and homes. Itinerants will learn the 10 different strategies for adults to use to extend children's learning, and how to apply the 3 steps of powerful interactions (Be Present, Connect and Extend Learning) to pass these on to their partner teacher to use with children. (12 hours - Ohio Approved)
Times: 12:30-3:30 PM
- Tuesday, September 13, 2022
- Tuesday, November 8, 2022
- Tuesday, January 10, 2023
- Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Meeting ID: 830 7751 8933
Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Training
The Child Outcomes Summary process is a required team report compiled by the early learning intervention specialist for students on their roster who have a preschool individual education program (IEP).
Initial Child Outcomes Summary Training
The Initial Child Outcomes Summary Training consists of Part 1 and Part 2. Participants must register for and complete both parts in order to be considered fully trained. This is a required training for all early learning intervention specialists who support and provide services to children with Individual Education Plans (IEPs). See additional details and registration below for Part 1 and 2.
Team Child Outcomes Summary Training
The Team Child Outcomes Summary Training consists of Part 2. Participants must register as a team, please be sure that a team is registered for those programs with staff taking the Initial COS training. Teams should consist of at least an administrator or supervisor and intervention specialist(s). Other members to consider would include related service providers, preschool psychologists and general education teachers within inclusive classrooms. This session will allow teams to practice reviewing completed forms and develop a plan to support staff and program improvement. Please see additional details and registration below in Part 2.
Child Outcomes Summary - Part 1 -3hrs
Part 1 consists of two pre-recorded sessions that you may take at your own pace. All activities and reflections in each session must be completed before moving on to the next one. These sessions include foundational information required for preschool intervention specialists as they complete the Child Outcomes Summary Process for students on their roster who have a preschool individual education program (IEP). They are also great for anyone wanting in-depth knowledge about the Child Outcomes Summary process. Links to the recordings and activities will be provided upon registration.
- The Essential Knowledge and Skills session gives a brief overview of the Child Outcomes Summary Process and the five essential knowledge and skills needed to complete the process.
- The Process and the Form session provides participants with an understanding of the COS process including required timelines and how to complete the form.
Child Outcomes Summary Part 2 -3hrs.
- Friday, October 14, 2022 (9am-12pm)
- Tuesday, February 7, 2023 (12-3 pm)
Meeting ID: 860 3388 7835
See schedules for Initial ELA, ELA for Support Staff, and Mini Technology Training
For more details on how to register see the KRA-R teacher's webpage.