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Join this session to hear from experts on the alignment and bridging of the Preschool Learning Foundations and the Kindergarten Common Core State Standards. In addition, hear about the development of the Desired Results Developmental Profile-School Readiness assessment tool, and other assessment tools that districts can use to help better inform instruction in TK classrooms. Moderator Camille Maben, Director, Child Development Division, California Department of Education. Panelists Peter Mangione, Co-Director, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies; Nora Armenta, Executive Director of Early Care and Education, Los Angeles Unified School District; Osnat Zur, Senior Program Associate, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies.


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