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Teaching and Guidance Policy Essentials Checklist


Garrity, S., Shapiro, A., Longstreth, S., Baily, J. (2018). The negotiation of Head Start teachers' beliefs in a transborder community. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.


Garrity, S., Longstreth, S., Linder, L., & Potter, N. (2018). Early childhood education centre director perceptions of challenging behavior: Promising practices and implications for professional development. Children and Society.


Garrity, S., Longstreth, S., & Linder, L. (2016). An examination of the quality of behavior guidance policies in NAEYC-accredited early care and education programs. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education.

Garrity, S.,  Longstreth, S., Salcedo-Potter, N., & Staub, A. (2015). Using the Teaching and Guidance Policy Essentials Checklist to build and support effective early childhood systems. Early Childhood Education Journal.

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Longstreth, S., Brady, S., & Kay, A. (2013). Discipline policies in early care and education programs: Building an infrastructure for social and academic success. Early Education and Development, 24(2), 253–271.

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