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Brief: Data Empowerment

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

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.

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

Live from the Classroom: Highly Effective Teachers of Color Share Expertise

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

The Teacher Video Project was designed so Teacher Candidates of Color could have opportunities to see highly effective Teachers of Color who come from similar racial, ethic, and linguistic backgrounds in action.

Early Literacy Bilingual Family Engagement Research Brief

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

This brief synthesizes the importance of early literacy for bilingual students, emphasizing its cognitive, linguistic, and socioemotional benefits. It highlights the role parents paly in their child's early literacy development and suggests strategies for supporting families at home.

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.

Using Equity Reviews to Assess and Address Opportunity Gaps in Teacher Preparation Programs

For: Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty

This report chronicles the history and purpose of BranchED’s Equity Reviews. Learnings from four prototype reviews conducted at predominately white institutions are provided as well as considerations and opportunities for undertaking like reviews in the future.

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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