• August 1, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Use of Child Portfolios in Authentic Assessment

Learning Level 1: Introductory/Awareness

Intended Audience: Administrators, ECSE and General Educators, Teacher Assistants, Family Educators

During this training, participants will assess and identify authentic, high quality portfolio samples. This workshop will allow participants hands-on experiences in assembling samples that create a picture of growth or development over time; develop time-saving strategies for collecting and organizing portfolio samples; practice writing objective narratives for portfolio items; and identify how to use portfolio items to individualize instruction. Participants will also review how the IELDS and portfolio items are related, review the potential of using portfolio samples to inform the IEP process, and review the importance of including families in the process of developing portfolios.

Continuing Education – This training will provide 6 contact hours for the following:

  • Educator License Renewal
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 7
  • CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
  • Gateways to Opportunity credit in area C (Org. ID# B40093)

Full attendance is required to receive a certificate.


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