Early Learning Project

Project State

Through this continuing project, MWCC will build on the capacity to develop practice briefs and a framework for early childhood education PLCs in Year 4 by assisting MDE in its support of the implementation of kindergarten teacher PLCs to meet the goal of having all students able to read by the end of third grade in the World’s Best Workforce initiative.

State Goal

To assist in implementation of kindergarten teacher professional learning communities (PLCs) to support the reading-by-third-grade goal in the World’s Best Workforce initiative.

  • MDE will develop training materials and a facilitation guide to support implementation of the PLC framework.
  • MDE will train teachers on PLC implementation.
  • MDE will facilitate a webinar conference call to discuss progress.
  • MDE will reconvene trained teachers for a reflection meeting.