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The Texas School Ready Program: Why It's Important

Sep 12, 2016 01:06PM ● Published by Melanie Heisinger

In Mansfield, we are lucky to have a fantastic educational system and wonderful programs in place. There is a great training program that is not only beneficial to the teachers participating in them, but also the students, and it is Texas School Ready

Texas School Ready focuses on training specifically for teachers interested in working with preschool-age children. Ultimately, this program assists teachers looking to grow in their field in a supportive and flexible environment. As a result, the teachers and students flourish together. 

According to the TSR website, "Texas School Ready is a comprehensive preschool teacher training program combining a research-based, state-adopted curriculum with ongoing professional development and progress monitoring tools. The goal of this program is to help children be better prepared for school."

This program focuses on four core components: Curriculum, Professional Development, Coaching, and Child Progress Monitoring. 

Curriculum: 
TSR provides a research-based, state-adopted curriculum and learning materials to support instruction and create a better learning environment for children.

Professional Development: TSR provides a comprehensive teacher training program in critical school readiness areas and techniques delivered through face-to-face and online sessions.

Coaching: TSR provides in-class coaching and online coaching based on teachers' individual performance and needs in the classroom to improve their practice.

Child Progress Monitoring: TSR provides teachers with quick assessments to track children's progress in critical early learning areas and tools to help them adjust their lessons to meet children's individual needs.

One of Mansfield's preschools and after school care centers, 
The Children's Spot, is proudly a Texas Ready Program, and successfully integrates this program seamlessly. For more information about their great program, you can visit their website



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Sources:
The Children's Learning Institute
Texas School Ready

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