Program Quality Tools
PVUSD Early Care & Education Programs
Desired Results Develomental Profile The
DRPD is an observation assessment system used to track children's
development across all areas of growth and learning. Twice a year teachers
review children's developmental progress, create individual and classroom
goals and inform parents on their child's progress.
Center for Social Emotional Early Learning. PVUSD
preschool staff have all been trained on positive behavior support and social
skill development in the teaching pyramid model. The CESEFEL program is a wealth
of free strategies for families and educators to support young children in
social emotional development and learning. Additional links and supports are
available at this site for children with challenging behaviors including tips
for school and home routines.
Indivual Growth and Development Indicators Preschool children in
PVUSD centers are assessed three times per year in critical early literacy
learning markers in order to provide specific intensive learning opportunities
so as to ensure all children are on track for successful reading by 3rd grade.
- Ages and Stages Developmental
Screening ( ASQ) This developmental screener is completed by
parents on what they know about thier child. Staff then informs parents that
thier child is on track developmentally or provides enrichment activities for
families and staff to provide to support learning in needed areas.
- SEEDS of Early
Literacy PVUSD preschools are faithful to the powerful strategies
imbedded in a literacy rich schedule of the SEEDs program. Preschool teachers
have studied and are proficient in these classroom practices that accelerate
childrens early literacy learning.
Environmental Rating Scale Comprehensive tool that is used to
assess quality of early care and education environment and learning conditions.
Conducted annually on all PVUSD classrooms and homes.
As a convenience we have
compiled a list of useful articles and links to government agencies.
Other Government Agencies