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Nuts & Bolts Framework Series--Empowered by Data: Fostering a Culture of Inquiry

For: Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty

In this webinar, learn how educator preparation providers (EPPs) have transitioned from a culture of compliance to an active culture of inquiry, utilizing an authentic and ongoing cycle of evidence-based improvement.


BranchED Framework for the Quality Preparation of Educators: A Diagnostic Tool Focused on Early Literacy

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

This asset-based early literacy diagnostic tool allows for Educator Preparation Providers to evaluate and reflect on their current level of literacy performance. It aligns to the BranchED Framework for Quality of Preparation of Educators and essential early literacy research, concepts, and skills.


BranchED Signature Framework: Principle Briefs

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

Each brief visits one of the design principles to ensure continued relevance to quality educator preparation and provide additional information on each based on the literature.

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State Data Resource Guide

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

The State Data Resource Guide will provide teacher preparation programs (TPPs) with links to relevant education data on at three levels: state, national, and TPP. The Resource Guide includes links to data for states served by BranchED and will be updated as new sources become available.


Institutional Data Inquiry Tool

For: Higher Education Administrator, PK-12 Administrator

The purpose of this tool is to understand more about the current data climate at your institution around three primary focus areas: (a) Data Collection & Access, (b) Data Interpretation & Dissemination, (c) Data Use. EPPs are encouraged to use this tool for initial planning, to gain insight.


Data ToolKit: Data Visualization Guide

For: Higher Education Faculty

The Data Visualization Guide is designed to help you create data visualizations to identify gaps, trends and outliers in the data. The accompanying video series is designed to help utilize an Excel Workbook to create data visualizations from data sets.


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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