Synapse Early Learning Systems is pleased to offer the following consulting services. Contact us for more information, and to get started!

Leadership and Systems

Office of Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF)

CLASSroom Assessment Scoring System / Improving CLASS Scores

Data Utilization for Program Improvements

Preparing for a Monitoring Visit

Instructional Coaching

Practice Based Coaching

Implementation of Curriculum

Instructional Leadership

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Leadership and Systems

  • Office of Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) – Implementing High-Quality Systems
  • Inclusive and Collaborative Leadership
  • Creating and Implementing Systems for Quality and Continued Improvement
  • Data – Utilization of Program Data to Drive the Improvement Process
  • Pedagogical Leadership vs. Administrative Leadership: What does it mean to be an Instructional (Pedagogical) Leader

Instructional Leadership / Coaching

  • Implementation of the Curriculum
  • Facilitation of Team Lesson Planning
  • Implementation of Job-Embedded Professional Learning Routines: Peer Learning Groups; PLC’s
    • Facilitation Skills
    • Utilization of Protocols for Routine, Systematic, Effective, and Sustainable Professional Learning

CLASS Assessment Scoring System

  • Systems of Support: Understanding the Foundations that Must be in Place in Order to Raise Scores
  • Creating a System for CLASS Implementation: Learn / Measure / Improve
  •  Understanding CLASS Data and using it to Plan for Program and Individual       Professional Development Planning
  • How to Help Teachers Understand their Scores
  • Adopting a “Strengths-Based” Approach
  •  Creating a Process for Providing Meaningful, Regular Feedback to Teachers
  •  How to work with Teachers Very Intentionally on Very Specific Dimensions, Indicators, and Behavioral Markers:
    • Setting up and Implementing a Coaching System to work on CLASS skills
    • Creating and Facilitating Peer Learning Groups to Address CLASS Dimensions
    • Utilizing Parallel Processes

Implementation of Curriculum and Assessment Systems

  • Setting up the Assessment and Curriculum Planning System
  • Understanding the Cycle of Assessment, Planning, and Implementation for Effective Teaching
  • How to Help Teachers Understand the Value of their Data for Lesson Planning
  • Guiding Teachers’ Understanding and Addressing of Standards, Goals, and Objectives
  • Documentation Processes

Understanding and Meeting your District or Agency’s Monitoring Guidelines

  • Creating / Improving Systems for Data Collection and Analysis
  • Creating Routines and Systems for Documentation and Accountability
  • Preparing for a Monitoring Visit or Federal Review
    • May include assessment of classroom quality
    • Help with Documentation
    • CQIP planning and tracking
    • Data-driven planning


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