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Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Family Engagement: Enhance, Unify, and Amplify

For: Community Based Organization, Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement shared their highly anticipated Family Engagement Core Competencies. Based on over 3 years of research, these competencies bring together the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that family facing professionals can utilize.


Promotora Project Book List

For: Community Based Organization, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

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 Tool for EPPs and Partner Districts

For: Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator

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.


Brief: Community of Learners

For: Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator

In this brief we highlight the design principle titled: Community of Learners, as defined by BranchED. We believe quality educator preparation is catalyzed by a broad-based Community of Learners comprised of teacher educators, PK-12 and other community members, and workforce development personnel

Research Brief

Curriculum Literacy Guide

For: Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher

The Curriculum Literacy Guide provides guidance for teacher prep programs to support teacher candidates to become critical consumers of curriculum, making a real difference by narrowing opportunity gaps and accelerating student learning at scale.


Nuts & Bolts Webinar Framework Series--Growth, Connection, Support: Bringing Together Learners to Create Community

For: Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty

In this webinar you will hear from teacher educators and their district partners who have coalesced to ensure equitable educational opportunities for both PK-12 learners and teacher candidates, leading to improved outcomes for all.


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.

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