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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Early Childhood Education / Professional Development Use Evaluation to Empower Teachers and Improve Children’s Education E valuating and Supporting Early Childhood Teachers is designed to help you establish best practices for teacher and staff evaluation and ensure it is used as a positive, supportive tool. By adapting what you already know about teaching children, you can effectively evaluate and support teachers to improve their performance and ultimately the quality of children’s education. The straightforward and easy-to-use techniques and tools in this book will help you: Establish best practices for evaluation so it becomes a positive experience for teachers and staff Define quality teaching and professional behavior to establish expectations and set everyone up for success yy Support development of teachers and staff to nurture their growth and empower them in their profession yy Create a workplace community where everyone can thrive and collaborate This book will strengthen your skills as a leader and leave you feeling positive, inspired, empowered, and—most important—well-equipped to start evaluating and supporting the teachers and staff you supervise. “Angèle Sancho Passe provides a comprehensive roadmap for improving teacher practices across the range of early care and education programs. Her thoughtful insights and practical checklists will revolutionize the evaluation of teachers and will directly impact children’s progress.” —Sandra Simar, Education Director, Rochester, MN, Head Start A ngèle S ancho P asse , MA, is an early childhood education consultant with more than thirty years of experience. She has served as both a teacher and a school district administrator and now shares her knowledge as a national speaker and professional development expert. Passe holds a bachelor’s degree in child psychology and family social science, a master’s degree in family education, and a professional certificate in organization development. She is also the author of Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten? and Dual-Language Learners: Strategies for Teaching English. ISBN 978-1-60554-366-6 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL $24.95