Explore our Resource Portal
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.
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.
Universal Screeners: An Introduction to Universal Screeners for Literacy
This research brief focuses on universal screeners for literacy, what the research says about universal screeners, and what the best practices are for using them in grade PK-2nd grade.
Brief: Inclusive Instruction
In this brief we highlight the design principle titled: Inclusive Instruction, as defined by BranchED. We believe inclusive instruction minimizes or removes barriers to learning or assessment and supports the success of all learners, while ensuring that academic standards are not diminished.
Brief: Data Empowerment
In this brief, we highlight the design principle titled: Data Empowered, as defined by BranchED. We believe quality educator preparation is predicated on an active culture of inquiry in which stakeholders and education partners engage in authentic and ongoing cycles of evidence-based improvement.
Student Data Privacy and Data Ethics Scenarios
These materials aim to help pre-service and in-service educators understand privacy risks and ethical concerns that arise in school-based situations and to provide guidance on how to mitigate risk and harm by discussing the legal obligations and best practices for protecting student data privacy.
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.