Teaching Strategies named Top Workplaces USA 2023
February 6, 2023
Teaching Strategies has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area.
Teaching Strategies has been named to the GSV 150
January 27, 2023
Teaching Strategies has been named to the GSV 150, a list of the world’s most transformative companies in digital learning and workforce skills, for the third consecutive year. It was chosen from over 4,000 private education technology companies and is one of just a dozen early childhood education companies to receive recognition.
New Live, Online Coaching Program Helps Early Childhood Administrators Rapidly Onboard and Prepare New Educators
November 9, 2022
Teaching Strategies launches the Teacher Acceleration Program, an eight-week, online coaching and training program available through the Professional Development Teacher Membership, to assist early childhood programs struggling post-pandemic.
Educators who have access to high-quality PD are less likely to leave new survey reveals
October 24, 2022
Teaching Strategies seeks to understand retaining and supporting early childhood educators and their wellbeing through professional development.
In a new national survey from Teaching Strategies, 20% of early childhood educators say they are considering a job change.
October 24, 2022
“What we see in the data is an opportunity to intentionally create meaningful learning opportunities and career pathways that support educators and enable them to flourish,” said Teaching Strategies CEO John Olsen. “When we support educators where they are, we support children, families, and society at large.”
45% of early childhood educators report high burnout, stress
October 24, 2022
Access to professional development is key to early childhood educators job satisfaction. “The findings confirm what we have suspected: If we are to retain passionate educators, we must not only fairly compensate them for their critical work but we must make high-quality, flexible opportunities for professional growth more accessible,” said Teaching Strategies CEO John Olsen in a statement.
New Survey Examines the Connection Between Professional Learning and Job Satisfaction for Early Childhood Educators
October 6, 2022
In a new survey of over 2,300 early childhood educators, conducted by Teaching Strategies, educators who have access to high-quality professional development are less likely to say they plan to leave the field.
Free Curated Toolkit For Early Childhood Educators Provides Research-Based, Practical Support to Start the New School Year
August 11, 2022
Teaching Strategies has released a free toolkit of resources to support early childhood educators prepare for the 2022-2023 school year. The toolkit is designed for all teachers, despite their level of experience, but will prove especially helpful for teachers entering the profession.
NAEYC’s updated “Developmentally Appropriate Practice” position statement emphasizes the importance of engaged, joyful learning. In this piece, Nicol Russel, Vice President of Implementation at Teaching Strategies and mother to a 5-year-old daughter, shares an example from her own life that demonstrates what engaged, joyful learning looks like during a time when many early learning programs around the country are struggling, and educators, families, and children are navigating virtual school and social distancing.
Children born in the COVID era could be talking, walking and interacting later and less frequently. Experts like Nicol Russell, vice president of implementation research at Teaching Strategies, tell USA Today that early intervention is critical and provide tips on what to do if you think a child isn’t hitting recommended developmental milestones.
How to teach your child to behave, play well with others and overcome pandemic awkwardness
June 16, 2022
Young children who have known little other than a pandemic world are struggling to socialize and regulate their emotions, writes reporter Alia Wong for USA Today. Nicol Russell, vice president of implementation research for Teaching Strategies, is among the early childhood experts to weigh in on what to do about challenging behaviors and how to acclimate children to a post-pandemic society.
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