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Planning for the Pyramid Model

Rooted in Relationships Requirements & Pyramid Package

Working with and Selecting Providers

Letter of Agreement Templates

Coaches

  • This document describes the roles and responsibilities of the Lead Coach.

  • Job description for those working as coaches across various projects. Rooted in Relationships Coordinators can assist you in determining if a trained coach resides in your area. All coaches must attend 2 days of early childhood coach training and 1 day of Pyramid coach training prior to beginning coaching.

  • An excel sheet that provides easy tracking of payments and requirement completion for participating childcare providers

Contract Templates

  • Draft contract for the lead coach that can be modified as needed.

  • Coach contract for year one of the project. Can be modified moving forward into years two and three.

For Parents and Caregivers

  • Draft letter that can be provided to parents of children in participating childcare programs explaining the Pyramid and coaching.

  • An editable letter that providers can use to explain the ASQ-SE to parents and caregivers.

  • Cards that can be passed out to parents and caregivers that explain what the Pyramid Model is and what implementation means for their child. Nebraska Children and Families Foundation has hard copies of these cards. Please reach out to your TA if you would like copies. Otherwise, this graphic can be shared on social media.

  • Cards that can be passed out to parents and caregivers that explain what exclusionary practices look like in early care settings, and information about the negative outcomes or preschool suspension and expulsion. Nebraska Children and Families Foundation has hard copies of these cards. Please reach out to your TA if you would like copies. Otherwise, this graphic can be shared on social media.