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PSU’s Graduate School of Education Can Support Your Early Learning Hub’s Development and Implementation

We are committed to communities in which all young children and their families thrive.

The Graduate School of Education assists early childhood educators and social service providers by providing training, professional development, consultation, organizational facilitation; modeling exemplary early childhood practices; tracking professional development; and providing data identification, collection, and analysis.

We would love to work with you in one of the following ways:

Consultation on:

  • Hub development
  • Collective impact, logic models, and theories of change
  • Coordinated care
  • Characteristics of quality programs
  • Program assessment
  • Development of staff coaches
  • How to make effective referrals
  • Community asset identification

Training/Professional Development in:

  • Home visiting 
  • Reflective practice—creation and supervision
  • Social services
  • Integration of community health
  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum (birth to age 8)
  • Developmentally appropriate assessment (birth to age 8)
  • Inclusion of students with special needs
  • How to work with diverse students and families
  • Training of trainers models
  • Guided behavior

Information on:

  • Trainings offered by county 
  • Trainer and training availability
  • Training of trainers 
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Scholarships for eligible professionals

Facilitation of:

  • Building functional teams
  • Identifying indicators/targets
  • Identifying common values

Data and Research Services in:

  • Design and/or identification of data sources, systems, and datasets (e.g., identifying key data questions)
  • Aggregating data on Oregon Registry Step levels for workforce members working in facilities licensed to provide child care 
  • Aggregating data on education levels of workforce members by county (for those who have submitted that information to the Oregon Registry)
  • Data collection (e.g., surveys, focus groups, informant interviews, direct observations, written documents, and artifacts)
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis (e.g., data screening and preparation for analysis, descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses)
  • Dissemination (e.g., implications, visual graphs, charts, and tables)
  • Third-party evaluation—quantitative and qualitative

 

 

 

 

    For information on our early childhood services, faculty, and consultants, visit pdx.edu/ceed/nwecc or contact Diane Brunkow at 503-725-5913 to discuss our partnership opportunities and fees in more detail.

    For a listing of all of our early childhood preparation programs, click here.