Author Archives: Patti Schank

Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health

The U.S. Department of Education has released a new resource, Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health to provide information and resources to enhance the promotion of mental health and the social and emotional well-being among children and students. This resource highlights seven key challenges to providing school- or program-based mental health […]

Look! Think! Act! Unlock the Power of Your Data!

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 37th Annual Conference Date: September 2021 Presenters: Lisa Backer, TA Consultant, DaSy Center; Alice E. Ridgway, MS CCC-SLP, Part C Coordinator, CT Office of Early Childhood; Sarah Argue, Education Researcher, SRI International, DaSy Center Look! Think! Act! is a simple and powerful way for state and local program leaders to […]

Using Child Outcomes to Shift the Focus from Problems to Possibilities

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 37th Annual Conference Date: September 2021 Presenters: Naomi Younggren, TA Consultant, ECTA Center; Lauren Barton, TA Consultant, DaSy Center/ECTA Center Join us to explore how using the three child outcomes can change meaningful conversations about children, from domain-based delays to functional possibilities. With insight from parents and practitioners, we’ll examine […]