Updates to observation tools and Foundational courses now available
Revised Competency Reflections for all Foundational courses, updates to the Caregiving Observation & Reflection Tool, updates to Foundational courses in the Family Child Care & School-Aged tracks, and tips to help children and families eat and stay healthy this season.
New Professional Development and Focused Topics Course aimed at Program Managers, Updated Foundational Courses, and Research Highlights
Recently launched Targeted Professional Development, a new Leadership Focused Topics course, updates to all Foundational courses in Infant & Toddler and Preschool tracks, and research that illustrates the value in distributed leadership in early care and education.
New research, activities, and updated developmental milestones available
All Infant & Toddler and Preschool Foundational courses have been updated. The latest courses updated include Family Engagement, Learning Environments, Physical Development, Positive Guidance, Professionalism, Program Management, Self & Cultural Understanding, and Social & Emotional Development.
Leadership Essentials: Getting Started as a Program Manager is Now Available
This five-lesson course aimed at Program Managers highlights the key components of leading and managing child and youth programs and focuses on the necessary skills for program leaders to develop as they begin their role as a Program Manager.
New Practice Inventories available in our Focused Topics Courses
Check out the new Practice Inventory reflection activities added to six of the Focused Topics courses. These activities are provided to encourage staff and program leaders to think more deeply about the practices they use to support children and staff.
New Content Type, Updated Foundational Courses, and Research Highlights
New Targeted Professional Development modules, Direct Care and Management content updates, and research that illustrates the benefits of early childhood education and the critical demands that child care systems currently experience.
New information on identifying and responding to concussions now available.
The Safe Environments course across all tracks, has been updated to include additional information to support staff and program leaders in identifying and responding to concussions in children and youth.