Director of Early Childhood Initiatives
Connecticut Preschool Assessment Framework
The assessment frameworks provide a system for using standards in assessing children's progress. They enable teachers to plan and implement curriculum that addresses specific learning standards and to observe and assess children's progress in acheiving these standards.
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All 30 performance standards are listed in the Flip Chart, with descriptions of the benchmarks and examples explaining what a child may do when performing at various levels.
Connecticut Preschool Assessment Framework Web-Based Software
Connecticut Preschool Assessment Framework (CTPAF) Web-Based Software is for teachers and program directors who are using the Connecticut Preschool Assessment Framework. It is a web based assessment recording system in which teachers can use the student data to target instruction related to specific standards and directors can use the data to plan for program improvement.
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The crosswalk of Early Learning and Development Standards and CTPAF documents will allow programs currently using the CT PAF to continue using this assessment tool, while also using the CT ELDS to plan curriculum, learning experiences, teaching strategies and supports for children.
To see the complete document click here for Using the Preschool Assessment Framework with the New Early Learning and Development Standards