Infant Toddler

Infant-Toddlers
Jennifer Gioia

Building Teacher Collaboration through ITITA Pilot Project

ITITA Specialist Lori Anderson interviews Mashunda Vaughters, once lead teacher in the two-year-old classroom, now assistant director for New Horizons Preschool. Mashunda speaks about the biggest impact she’s experienced being a part of ITITA, how technology and COVID-19 affected the project and what she’ll take forward from the project as an administrator with her staff now.

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Infant-Toddlers
Jennifer Gioia

ITITA Helps New Toddler Teacher Focus on Intentional Interactions

ITITA Specialist Lorrie Looper interviews Chris Wells, the Lead Toddler Teacher at Sugar Grove Developmental Day School. In a mostly female-dominated industry, Chris speaks about his experience with ITITA, what it’s meant to be part of this program as a new toddler teacher and how participating in ITITA has impacted his classroom overall.

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Joy and Katherine in Virtual Meeting
Infant-Toddlers
Jennifer Gioia

ITITA’s Directors’ Leadership Academy Creates a Supportive Community During COVID-19

In this video, ITITA Specialist Joy Johnson speaks with Katherine Davis, Director of The Growing Place. Katherine shares how she began in the ECE field 24 years ago and how she made her way to the director. She speaks about how the Directors’ Leadership Academy has benefited her and how the ITITA Model Pilot project has impacted her and her child care center.

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Kayla and Sara in professional development virtual meeting
Infant-Toddlers
Jennifer Gioia

A Director’s View on Professional Development with ITITA

In this video, ITITA Specialist Kayla Absher interviews Sara Dugger, director of Creative Beginnings of Lenoir. Sara shares how PAS (program administration scale) helped her in her role as a director as well as the impact professional development opportunities have had on her teacher participating in ITITA.

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