What’s Next for Quality Improvement? Lessons from Recent Research
This session was presented during the BUILD 2022 National Conference.
Participants will hear new findings from two national studies – The Study of Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education (SCOPE) and the Culture of Continuous Learning (CCL) on the latest trends in coaching and methods to promote practice change in early care and education settings. SCOPE researchers will share findings of a longitudinal, multi-state cohort of coaches and coaching participants from 2019-2021. CCL researchers will describe a method aimed at helping programs build their capacity for continuous improvement and make sustained changes in evidence-based practices. The presenters and the discussant will consider the implications for quality improvement systems post-COVID.
Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and their Families Webinar Series Report
Report May 26, 2023
This report summarizes the webinar series Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and Their Families. The five webinars were held monthly from January through May 2022 and were facilitated by Dr. Cynthia L. Tate, of BUILD.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
Story of the Granny Midwives
Video April 24, 2023
This video about the original midwives, is a reminder of the the systematic eradication of Black midwives, as well as the hope and promise of the work Black midwives and doulas are reclaiming.