Georgia’s Pre-K Professional Development Evaluation

Research BriefEarly ChildhoodJan 13 2015

Georgia’s Pre-K, administered by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), aims to provide high-quality preschool experiences to four-year-olds to help prepare them for kindergarten. This study evaluated the impact of two professional development models—Making the Most of Classroom Interactions and MyTeachingPartnerTM—on teacher-child interactions in Georgia’s Pre-K classrooms.