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.
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.
In this video, ITITA Specialist Natalie Bumgarner interviews Christina Leazer, director of Country Club Learning and Development Center. Christina shares what intrigued her the most about ITITA and what unexpected outcome she saw as being a part of ITITA.
Infant-Toddler Technical Assistant Specialists Scarlet Welborn and Joy Johnson speak about their experience having an ITTA partner and how it’s influenced their work, how they were able to stay connected to their teachers and directors during the pandemic and the impact they’ve seen Infant Toddler Intensive Technical Assistance (ITITA) Model Pilot project have on their teachers, directors and the children they serve.
Infant-Toddler Technical Assistant (TA) Specialists Lori Looper and Kayla Absher speak about the importance of a technical assistant having a coach, how the intensive weekly TA of the ITITA Model Pilot project has made a difference, how professional development has helped them as TAs and what’s been most impactful for the teachers and directors they serve for this project.
Infant-Toddler Technical Assistant Specialists Natalie Bumgarner and Lori Anderson speak about how COVID-19 has impacted the ITITA Model Pilot Project, if the tasks and time requirements of the project are still feasible in the pandemic, if their teachers and directors fully understood what TA was before they started working with them and what’s made the ITITA project successful.