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Billie Young shares NAEYC's recommendations about coaches

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Billlie Young, Senior Advisor with NAEYC's Early Childhood Workforce Systems Initiative shares some of the recommendations in the recent NAEYC Public Policy Report "Strategic Directions: Technical Assistance Professionals in State Early Childhood Professional Development Systems" which she authored.

Billie shares her perspective on:

  • The importance of determining how we should integrate into our field's profession the emerging area of work done by early childhood technical assistance professionals (mentors, coachs, and consultants)
  • why it is important to use consistent terms
  • to clarify these roles, what the core focus of their work is and the requirements to do it.
  • The leadership implications for developing coaching programs