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Coaching, Professional Development and Technical Assistance


Early Childhood Initiatives provides coaching using a variety of coaching models and philosophies tailored to support programs needs to implement:

  • Executive Function
  • Pyramid Model
  • CKCs

Professional Learning

EASTCONN offers several opportunities to join in a professional development through various trainings. The trainings are designed to interact with colleagues and reflect on student learning and teaching practices.  

Technical Assistance

Early Childhood Initiatives provides technical assistance to programs across a comprehensive array of quality components:

  • Classroom environment
  • Classroom management
  • Promoting  developmentally appropriate practice
  • Inclusive teaching strategies
  • Language modeling
  • New teacher support
  • Teacher/child interactions

Classroom Assessment

Early Childhood Initiative supports early childhood programs to develop quality improvement plans through the use of data collected by early childhood assessments:

  • TPOT
“On-site [Executive Function] coaching provides teachers with support to implement fun, interactive and individualized strategies to support ALL children. This comprehensive program encompasses what we value as Early Childhood Educators: hands-on learning, personal social development, and positive expectations for all.” A teacher from Norwich Public Schools, referencing EASTCONN’s Executive Function coaching program