Date of Award

Spring 5-1989

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

First Advisor

Judith Leipzig


A description of the process of designing a staff development program for paraprofessionals working with children birth - 3 years of age. The thesis highlights special issues that infant/toddler programs face. The staff development process includes an assessment of the caregiver's skills, setting goals for the improvement of the program, a description of the 2 day training that was held, and an evaluation of the changes that resulted from the staff development experience.


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