FORA.tv Speaker - Barbara Blakley

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Biography

Ms. Barbara Blakley has extensive experience working with young children. Her expertise is in the field of preschool, transitional kindergarten and kindergarten program development. Ms. Blakley enjoys supporting teachers in their efforts to build high-quality programs for their students. She encourages teachers to examine "best practices" in planning and strategies that apply developmentally appropriate practice to address the needs of the whole child. 

Ms. Blakley is a National Board Certified Teacher, has her M.A. in Early Childhood Education and has instructed Early Childhood classes for UCLA Extension, Loyola Marymount University and community colleges. She served as director of the Santa Monica Unified School District's child care
programs. 

Ms. Blakley is currently working with the California State Department of Education to create a transitional kindergarten information handbook and is an early childhood consultant.

1 Program

English Language Arts and Oral Language Development

02.06.13 | 01:20:43 min | 0 comments