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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.

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Teacher Candidate Dispositions Toolkit

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

This toolkit is intended for EPPs to support the development of teacher candidates and inform program improvement efforts. The toolkit contains both a self-assessment for teacher candidates as well as an observational tool for EPP and district level teacher educators.

Engaging in Data Dialogues

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

An essential component of Data Empowerment is engaging stakeholders in meaningful exploration and analysis of data. This resource provides a case study to demonstrate the process for meaningful data engagement and a template of the process.

Shared Governance Toolkit

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

This toolkit is intended for an EPP and school district partnership working together to build shared governance.

Survey Development and Validation Process

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

Surveys are important tools to gather data necessary to inform and improve educational offerings and support. It is vital that the tools leveraged to collect information are valid and reliable. This toolkit provides a process to assist educators in efforts to develop valid and reliable surveys.

Teacher Residency Design and Implementation Playbook

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

This playbook outlines the journey of planning and executing effective and sustainable Teacher Residency Programs at scale in a strategic and comprehensive way.

Dialogic Reading Toolkit: Building Early Literacy One Storybook at a Time

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

This toolkit is intended to help individuals recognize the value of a child’s ability, their family, and their community, while collectively working together to develop early literacy skills. The toolkit is offered in both English and Spanish.

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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