Mary McLean is a professor in the School of Special Education, School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies. She is a Preeminence Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies. She is regarded for her research on assessment strategies for young children with disabilities and for her work on the Division for Early Childhood Recommended Practices for Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education.
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Early Childhood Education
Exploring Coach–Teacher Interactions Within a Practice-Based Coaching PartnershipTopics in Early Childhood Special Education
Darbianne K. Shannon, et al.
Professional development (PD), which includes coaching, has demonstrated the capacity to affect preschool teachers’ use of evidence-based practices. The present study explored how coaches facilitated conversations within practice-based coaching (PBC) partnerships.
Effects of Professional Development on Preschool Teachers’ Use of Embedded Instruction PracticesExceptional Children
Patricia Snyder, et al.
We conducted a randomized controlled potential efficacy trial to examine effects of two variants of the Tools for Teachers (TfT) professional development (PD) intervention on preschool teachers’ implementation of embedded instruction practices and children’s developmental and learning outcomes.