Describe three strategies used to support your staff in their own professional growth and development.

Writing

Combating Teacher Turnover

Competency

Implement strategies for personnel management and staff development.

Student Success Criteria

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Scenario

You have been an early childhood director in the same childcare program for ten years. You are well respected within the early childhood community. You have a reputation for hiring and maintaining a professional, well-educated staff. Many of your staff have been employed at your center for a minimum of five years. The early childhood coalition within your state has asked you to give a short presentation at the state’s annual conference. The topic will be “Combating Teaching Turnover.”

Instructions

For this deliverable you will create a presentation for the conference identifying realistic ideas for reducing teacher turnover. You can be as creative as you want! You can create a physical tri-fold tabletop display, set of handouts, flyers or a brochure, or even as a video presentation with PowerPoint, Prezi, or another tool.

Presentation Guidelines:

  • Include your name and a pretend center name.
  • Include at least two graphics and/or pictures.
  • Provide details for at least five specific ideas for reducing teacher turnover.
  • What exactly do YOU do at your center? What are you doing that might be different from other centers?
  • Describe three strategies used enhance the teacher experience in your center.
  • Describe three specific ways you demonstrate appreciation for your staff.
  • Describe three strategies used to support your staff in their own professional growth and development.