ELNM Update Meeting Videos
June 27, 2016
Videotaped presentations from the April 25, 2016 ELNM Update Meeting are now available on the www.earlylearningnm.org.
The videotaped presentations include a welcome by NM Public Education Department Policy Director Matt Pahl and four panel presentations on the following Early Learning New Mexico projects:
Supporting Schools in Meeting Each Child’s Needs: Through the Kindergarten Observation Tool (KOT), assessing school readiness to understand individual child needs at the beginning of kindergarten and provide early interventions for positive learning outcomes.
Investing in Communities: Identifying where children are at the greatest risk and prioritizing services to meet needs in most needed areas.
Promoting Accountability: Developing a system that integrates data from across early learning programs serving young children to measure child outcomes over time and to enable planning for early learning investments in student improvements.
Raising Quality: Ensuring a highly qualified and skilled workforce to best support children’s optimal development; and implementing FOCUS, a rating system that allows parents to identify high quality programs and supports early learning providers to improve quality.