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Document Number: 9889

What Do We Mean by Professional Development in the Early Childhood Field - This report provides a framework to help trainers and decision-makers determine what is needed to create effective professional development experiences by outlining the “who” (the adult learners and their contexts, including their qualifications, personal backgrounds, and work environment), the “what” (the desired knowledge and skills for the learners to develop and how they are related to research, state policies, and expected child and family outcomes), and the “how” (best practices or research-based methods for professional development). National Professional Development Center on Inclusion, 2008)...

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