We truly appreciate your family’s continued partnership as we support our teachers with enhanced professional development opportunities. Our company-wide, bi-annual Teacher In-Service Days (TISD) are an important aspect of the care we provide because we invest in comprehensive training, tools, and instruction for all our teachers. TISD is designed to further enhance their professional knowledge and capabilities while emphasizing safety and security, classroom technology, and educational strategies.
This year's Winter TISD gave staff the opportunity to learn new skills, elevate family communication with SproutAbout®, and understand the importance of emotionally supportive relationships and positive interactions. Here are the key behaviors learned:
Understanding the Power of Emotionally Supportive Relationships: Recognizing when a child is trying to communicate through their behavior and work to understand their needs by:
Impacting Children’s Learning through Positive Interactions: Turn everyday situations into powerful opportunities to learn by:
Using SproutAbout to Communicate More with Families: Increase the quality of SproutAbout communication sent to families by:
Certified Master Teacher Master Class: Master Teachers will now be able to create a strong coaching culture in their schools by:
Over the next few months, you will see each of these key takeaways at work in your child's school to positively impact the promise we deliver to you and your family every day.