The Council for Professional Recognition is pleased to announce that Teachstone® has renewed its sponsorship support for the 2019 Early Educators Leadership Conference (EELC).
EELC is an annual early childhood education conference hosted by the Council that attracts national and international professionals and leaders in the field. This year’s conference will be held Oct. 8–11 at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Keynote speakers include the executive director of Leading for Children, Judy Jablon; the president/CEO of United Way of Greater Atlanta, Milton J. Little, Jr.; and the CEO of the Council for Professional Recognition, Valora Washington, Ph.D., CAE.
“We are delighted to have Teachstone as a three-time returning sponsor of the 2019 EELC this fall. Their participation and support will surely engage early childhood professionals who are seeking to gain more expertise in their careers through developmentally appropriate practices and educational training,” said Dr. Washington.
Teachstone will be a Gold Sponsor for the 2019 EELC.
Teachstone’s CDA with CLASS® and CDA Renewal with CLASS® have received the Council’s Gold Standard certification. In addition to meeting the Council’s Gold Standard requirements, the programs provide an introduction to the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®).
CLASS is the most evidence-based and widely used assessment of teaching quality. More than 200 research studies demonstrate that children in classrooms with more effective teacher-student interactions, as measured by CLASS, make gains in areas critical for success in school and life, including:
- Social/emotional learning;
- Social competence;
- Relationships with teachers;
- Language, literacy and mathematics; and
- Overall behavior, engagement and participation.
CLASS, which is used by organizations in all 50 states and in 50 countries around the world, has impacted the lives of more than six million children globally.