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The BranchED portal is designed to support both teacher educators and PK-12 partners in their professional development. Whether you’re seeking information on a particular topic, looking to take an online course, or to stay current with our evolving library of resources, we’ve got something for you.
Complexities in the Classroom: Vignettes for Teacher Candidates
This handbook, developed by a team of teacher educators and their PK-12 partners, consists of a series of vignettes and accompanying protocols to engage teacher candidates in exploring classroom complexities.
Nuts & Bolts Webinar on Innovative Pedagogies: Humanizing Pedagogy
This webinar features Dr. María del Carmen Salazar and Dr. William Anderson who will discuss her experience with and development of pedagogical practices that humanize learners.
Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Looking Back, Looking Around, Looking Forward: The Ecosystem Approach to Education
This engages a panel of three extraordinary educational leaders: Dr. Ira Murray, Mr. Jermar Rountree, and Mr. Kurt Russell who discuss history of schools, the current landscape, and the future of classrooms. They also highlight an ecosystem approach focusing on communities.
Promotora Project Book List
The Promotora Project is a family engagement project that seeks to empower a group of Teacher Candidates and community liaisons, or what we call Early Literacy Promotoras, to support the early literacy development of Spanish speaking children. The following is a list of books that each team used.
Vacancy Data Toolkit for EPPs and Partner Districts
This toolkit offers EPPs and District Partners a common vision of high-quality educator preparation and an approach to implementing evidence-based practices. The corresponding tool (excel workbook) is designed to look at three consecutive years of data and to generate data visualizations.
Vacancy Data Tool for EPPs and Partner Districts
The vacancy data tool (excel workbook) is designed for EPPS and their District Partners to look at three years of data. EPP and district data are entered directly into the workbook which automatically generates visualizations that highlight gaps and surpluses in selected concentration areas.
BranchED seeks to support individual educator preparation programs (EPPs) and the field at large in reimagining and redefining “quality” preparation programs such that attention to issues of diversity and equity are explicit, embedded, and inextricably linked to high-quality performance.
The Resource Portal was created to support our community by providing resources such as instructional materials, online modules, podcasts, practice-based learning opportunities, research briefs, teaching video library, tool/toolkit, and webinars.