Teaching Excellence: Connect4Quality
Connect 4 Quality is the framework that describes the Coalition's activities designed to promote quality programs with highly qualified teachers. Because Coalition partners are funded to help facilitate program improvement and assisting programs in achieving their ExceleRate rating, current Coalition efforts focus on promoting Teaching Excellence. This includes:
- facilitating a network of professional development providers
- coordinating a "Teacher Think Tank",
- Sponsoring teacher to teacher professional development events
- Sponsoring a twice a year Teacher Institute open to teacher from all early childhood sectors
- Cosponsoring a recognition program for newly credentialed educators.