FORA.tv Speaker - Christie M. Baird
Ms. Christie Baird has been in education for 24 years. During this time, she has been an elementary teacher, an assistant principal and School Readiness coordinator and Family Literacy program director in the Buena Park School District. She has worked with state agencies, local partners and a variety of funders to build high-quality programs to ensure children have opportunities for school success and parents understand their role as their child’s first and most important teacher.
Currently, Ms. Baird is employed by the Orange County Department of Education in Instructional Services. She is an Early Intervention for School Success (EISS) coordinator and the director of the Preschool Guided Language Acquisition Design (GLAD) program. She works statewide with preschool through 2nd grade teachers, providing professional development and support in applying best practices to increase student achievement. Additionally, she coordinates state training networks for EISS and Preschool GLAD. Her research interests include early literacy development and teacher efficacy.
02.06.13 | 01:22:48 min
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