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7 Steps to Successful Developmental Screening
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Lauren Armour, National Consultant, Curriculum Associates
Hosted by Martha Goodale, Director of BRIGANCE, Curriculum Associates
Sponsored by Curriculum Associates, creators of BRIGANCE
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The goal of this edWebinar is to provide practical tips to help your program get the most from developmental screening. Early childhood educators will leave this recorded edWebinar with specific, concrete actions they can take next time they screen. These steps to successful developmental screening will allow you to:
- Ensure screening is conducted with validity
- Help all children be successful
- Communicate screening results to families
- Use results to inform instruction
If your program wants to do more than simply check the box when it comes to your screening, please watch! This recorded edWebinar will be of benefit to preK and kindergarten teachers, school leaders, and preK program administrators.
About the Presenter
Lauren Armour serves as National Consultant for Curriculum Associates. She earned her B.A. from Framingham State University (Framingham, MA). After teaching for several years, she began working for Curriculum Associates, training educators in the United States and Canada, designing and delivering workshops, and presenting at state and national conferences. Lauren began her graduate studies at Suffolk University in Boston and eventually moved to Colorado, where she finished her studies at Regis University in Denver, earning a master’s in adult learning and development. Currently, Lauren leads the professional development efforts for district and statewide BRIGANCE® implementations, including Kentucky, Nevada, and Mississippi.
About the Host
Martha Goodale serves as Director of BRIGANCE at Curriculum Associates. She oversees the strategy and development of Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE Early Childhood assessment tools and instructional materials. Martha is currently working on developing the next iteration of the criterion-referenced and norm-referenced versions of the Inventory of Early Development, tools that assess the developmental skills of children from birth through seven years, and the Early Childhood Screens, age-specific developmental screeners that provide insight into the skills of infants up through first-graders. Martha has more than 25 years of experience in early childhood education and in assessment and curriculum development. She received her degree in early childhood education from the University of Virginia. Martha has taught kindergarten, first, and third grades; and was the director of an early literacy home-visitation program for 2-, 3-, and 4-year-olds and their families. Martha is the mother of three very interesting grown daughters and has five adorable, curious grandchildren under the age of six.
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