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Baby TALK’s Early Childhood Professionals Program Pilot Study: Innovations and Implications for Early Childhood Teacher Training.

Hilado, A., Leow, C. & Walsh, E. (2013)

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Funded by: Chicago Public Schools & the Ounce of Prevention

This research brief describes the Early Childhood Professionals Program, an innovative teacher training program implemented with 0-3 Prevention Initiative Center-Based programs in Chicago Public Schools Community Partnership Programs and based on the Baby TALK model. The program format that incorporated in-person professional development, homework with self-reflection components, onsite coaching and community networking components. The brief details the process, participant gains, and implications for future research, practice, and policy development in the area of teacher training. 

Special Features: Interactive training targeting Chicago Public School teachers.