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Connors-Tadros Lori, Grafwallner Rolf, Sorge Mandy, June 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

State early childhood administrators are planning to strategically invest the federal appropriations in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) to address disruptions in children’s care and learning due to the pandemic. State leaders must consider how…

Connors-Tadros Lori, Northey Kaitlin, Frede Ellen, Hodges Katherine S., Jost Tracy, May 2021
Reports & Papers

In this report we share the results of case studies of four SOELs. To set the stage for the case studies, we highlight, in Section 1, the prior research that contributed to our conceptual framework. In Section 2 we describe our methodology. We…

Connors-Tadros Lori, Northey Kaitlin, Frede Ellen, Hodges Katherine S., Jost Tracy, May 2021
Executive Summary

This study sought to fill a gap in the literature regarding leadership in SOELs, how teams implement policy, and how an enabling environment with a commitment to a shared vision can produce a coherent and aligned early childhood education system…

Weisenfeld GG, Connors-Tadros Lori, February, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The following are some of the policies and actions states, as well as school systems that operate preschool programs, can implement that will create, support and retain a high-quality early learning teaching staff. (author abstract)
Connors-Tadros Lori, Weisenfeld GG, February, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In order to expand high quality public preschool, a 3-step approach to ensuring adequate funding is needed. First, design a program to meet a state's goals and then determine the cost of that program. Second, designate how the resources to pay for…
Connors-Tadros Lori, 2019
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Peer Reviewed
All of the authors in this special issue have different views and definitions of collaboration, often depending on the purpose of their collaboration efforts or the requirements spurring the collaboration such as Head Start-Child Care partnerships.…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Grafwallner Rolf, Martella Jana, Schultz Thomas, June, 2018
Other
The intention of this paper is to describe a vision for an effective OEL, regardless of the "governance" structure. We reviewed the literature on leadership and organizational effectiveness, interviewed early childhood state and national leaders,…
Bronfin Melanie, Connors-Tadros Lori, Daily Sarah, Rahim Monica Candal, Cope Heather, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
Louisiana, now in the third year of implementing the new early care and education accountability system, possesses two full years of data and practitioner experience with CLASS. These data and experiences provide opportunity not only for reflection…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, 22 March, 2018
Multimedia
This webinar discusses policy issues related to cost and access to high quality early learning. It provides an overview of the Cost of Quality Preschool and Revenue (CPQ&R) calculator, a tool that helps users determine costs and funding sources…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, 22 March, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses policy issues related to cost and access to high quality early learning. It provides an overview of the Cost of Quality Preschool and Revenue (CPQ&R) calculator, a tool that helps…
Keizer Janice, Connors-Tadros Lori, Lower Richard, Conway Jenna, Butts Robert, Williams Tonya, 21 March, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar provides resources to support states in drafting their plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). State leaders from Michigan, Louisiana, Washington, and Arkansas share how they are including provisions for early childhood…
Keizer Janice, Connors-Tadros Lori, Lower Richard, Conway Jenna, Butts Robert, Williams Tonya, 21 March, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides resources to support states in drafting their plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). State leaders from Michigan, Louisiana, Washington, and Arkansas share how they are…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Hammond Jessica, March, 2017
Other
High-quality preschool lays the foundation for a child's educational career. Preschool is where children are learning how to self-regulate, make friends, communicate, and express their wants and needs while preparing for their educational career…
Martella Jana, Connors-Tadros Lori, Grafwallner Rolf, Adams Deborah, Doggett Libby, Hicks Steven, Gayl Chrisanne L., Pruette John, Triolo-Moloney Sharon, Russell Nicol, 31 October, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses provisions to support early learning under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Areas of particular focus include access to high-quality early learning, alignment and collaboration efforts from birth through third grade, and…
Martella Jana, Connors-Tadros Lori, Grafwallner Rolf, Adams Deborah, Doggett Libby, Hicks Steven, Gayl Chrisanne L., Pruette John, Triolo-Moloney Sharon, Russell Nicol, 31 October, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses provisions to support early learning under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Areas of particular focus include access to high-quality early learning, alignment and collaboration…