Digging into Data Webinar
Analyzing Program-wide Pyramid Model Implementation: Introduction to the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) and Teaching Pyramid Infant Toddler Observation Scale (TPITOS)

Digging into Data Webinar Series

August 23, 2022
3:00PM ET
Duration: 1 hr

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A critical part to monitoring implementation of the Pyramid Model Framework is reviewing and action-planning around classroom implementation data. The Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) and Teaching Pyramid Infant Toddler Observation Scale (TPITOS)provides practitioner coaches concrete information as to how teachers are implementing Pyramid practices in the classroom. After collecting this information coaches, with teachers can build personal action plans that meet the needs of the teacher and their specific classroom. The measure outlines the critical elements of Pyramid Model implementation, and it allows the coach and practitioner to discuss and plan for implementation of each level of the Pyramid. In this webinar, participants will learn about the features of the these fidelity measures, review instructions for administration, and discuss possible actions gleamed from the data.

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Denise Perez Binder

Denise Perez Binder, University of South Florida

Denise Perez Binder, M.A., of Florida Center for Inclusive Communities at the University of South Florida provides training, technical assistance, and coaching to teachers and programs on the implementation of the Pyramid Model. She is a training and technical assistance specialist with the national Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTAcenter.org) and the Pyramid Equity Project. She has expertise in program-wide implementation of the Pyramid Model, coaching, and is a trainer for the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT™).

Anna Winneker

Anna Winneker, University of South Florida

Anna Winneker has a professional and educational background working with children identified with emotional/behavior disorders in settings ranging from residential treatment to inclusion. She completed her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in exceptional student education and qualitative research. Anna currently directs the Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support Project at USF. This project supports early childhood education programs to implement the Pyramid Model program-wide with fidelity. She also works with the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations to develop products and provide technical assistance for promotion of social-emotional competence and inclusive practices for young children and families. Anna has experience providing training and technical assistance to implement evidence-based practices within a multi-tiered framework in a variety of settings including state-level agencies, school systems, childcare programs and classrooms.