EARLY LEARNING

Early Learning & School Readiness

 
The Early Learning and School Readiness Team at State Support Team Region 4 is committed to improving results for young children in preschool through grade three. The staff provides early learning and school readiness support that are focused on high-quality instruction through technical assistance and professional development.

The team also conducts specialized work in the area of improving results for young children that includes.

  • Implementation of Early Learning Content Standards;
  • Support implementation of Step Up To Quality guidelines;
  • Assessment measures and techniques, including assessment for progress monitoring and program planning as well as initial assessment;
  • Transition from IDEA Part C to preschool and preschool to kindergarten;
  • The use of data for program, class and individual planning;
  • Early literacy and interventions;
  • Models of service delivery, including consultation;
  • Increasing capacity of programs to support social/emotional development;
  • Curriculum and instruction for high-quality programming;
  • Compliance with federal and state special education laws and regulations;
  • Transition
  • Development and implementation of Interagency Agreements for providing of services to preschoolers with disabilities;
  • Program evaluation;
  • Leadership development and program planning

The services are designed to support all regional entities-including public and private preschools such as Early Childhood Education, Preschool Special Education, DD’s, Head Starts and community-based child-care programs. 

 

Fall Webinar Dates for ELA and KRA Data Managers
 
ELA Data Manager Webinars: Data Managers supporting the Early Learning Assessment (ELA) using the KReady online system are invited to participate in online webinars hosted by Johns Hopkins University and the Management Council. These are optional and not required and will be recorded and posted online later.

Aug 10

10:00am - 11:00am

This webinar is for data managers using the KReady Online Assessment System to report Early Learning Assessment (ELA) scores and data. This session will feature a general overview of the KReady System and address information regarding Access, the Bulk Loader and Data Formatting. (60 mins).

Hosted by Management Council

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8233364453842840835


 Sep 7

3:00pm - 4:00pm

This webinar is for data managers using the KReady Online Assessment System to report Early Learning Assessment (ELA) scores and data. This session will feature a general overview of the KReady System and address information regarding Access, the Bulk Loader and Data Formatting. (60 mins).

Hosted by Management Council

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4471453589128197891


KRA Data Manager Webinars: Data Managers supporting the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) are invited to participate in online webinars hosted by Johns Hopkins University and the Management Council. These are optional and not required and will be recorded and posted online later.

Aug 8

11:00am - 12:00pm

The purpose of this KRA Data Manager webinar is to provide a refresher for existing data managers on the functionality available to them within the Ready for Kindergarten (KReady) online system for uploading teacher, student, and enrollment data and for accessing reports. In addition, the webinar will provide new data managers with the knowledge they need to access the system and will provide them with an overview of all district administration features. This webinar will also highlight any new technology enhancements for this year’s KRA administration. Hosted by Johns Hopkins University

  1. Call the toll-free number – 888-651-5908
  2. Enter the participant code – 1523587
  3. You will be placed into the call. To mute your phone press *6. https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/eccas_tech

 Aug 10

3:00pm - 4:00pm

This webinar is for data managers using the KReady Online Assessment System to report Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) scores and data. This session will feature a general overview of the KReady System and address information regarding Access, the Bulk Loader and Data Formatting. (60 mins).

Hosted by Management Council

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3548313522052147459


 Sep 7

10:00am - 11:00am

This webinar is for data managers using the KReady Online Assessment System to report Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) scores and data. This session will feature a general overview of the KReady System and address information regarding Access, the Bulk Loader and Data Formatting. (60 mins).

Hosted by Management Council

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4305012817450365187


Need More Information?

Elizabeth Sailer
Elizabeth.Sailer@education.ohio.gov
614-387-2205

Kim Davis
Kimberly.Davis@education.ohio.gov
614-752-1219

Christina Tomazinis
Christina.Tomazinis@education.ohio.gov
614-466-7002

Contact Information

 
Teresa Brown 
Consultant
Cell:  440-759-8559
 
 
Krista Dickens
Consultant
Cell: 440-251-1906