Foundations of Coaching in Early Childhood: Partnering with Parents and Professionals is a video training resource for early childhood coaches, based on the 5 key characteristics of coaching as outlined by Dathan Rush and M'Lisa Shelden. These characteristics can be applied to a number of early childhood settings. 

Chapter 1: What is Coaching?

Chapter 2: Joint Planning

Chapter 3: Observation

Chapter 4: Action/Practice

Chapter 5: Reflection

Chapter 6: Feedback

Chapter 7: The End

This video series was created by the following partners:

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
All Our Kin
Connecticut Alliance of Regional Educational Service Centers
Connecticut Head Start
UConn University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

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