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2020 Q2 Newsletter

27 Sep 2021

New VLS Content, Technical and Research Updates

Check out our updated content, activity upgrades, and upcoming Focused Topics courses

2020 Q3 Newsletter

27 Sep 2021

New Focused Topics Courses in Development

Check out our recently updated content, research in the field, and new courses in development

New Child Abuse Courses Now Available for Support Staff

27 Sep 2021

Support staff play an important role in prevention, identification and reporting of child abuse

Courses are now available with focus on child abuse prevention, identification, and reporting, and the role that support staff play in keeping children safe from harm.

Virtual Workshop: Addressing COVID-19 Challenges on Young Children and Families

27 Sep 2021

Free Professional Development Workshop on Sept. 30, 2020

Learn tools to address the changes and challenges a health emergency presents to young children and families

Updates to Early Learning Matters Curriculum

27 Sep 2021

Revised Materials Now Available for Preschool Staff

Revisions are being made to some materials in Purdue University's Early Learning Matters Curriculum for Preschool Staff

2020 Q4 Newsletter

27 Sep 2021

Over 480,000 Professional Development Hours Completed in 2020

The Q4 newsletter details the release of two new courses, the ability for users to enroll and earn certificates in three Focused Topics courses, updates to the Early Learning Matters curriculum, and other research pertaining to child care and early education.

2021 Q1 Newsletter

27 Sep 2021

A New Focused Topics Course is Now Available

Check out our new Focused Topics course, Using the VLS: Coaching to Enhance Practice, as well as learn more about new research from the field.

NAEYC Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Week of the Young Child

27 Sep 2021

WOYC Festivities Kickoff Saturday, April 10

Celebrate the Week of the Young Child in your program by creating opportunities for families to engage in their child’s learning and development.

2021 Q3 Newsletter

17 Sep 2021

Latest updates to Foundational and Focused Topics courses, research, and resources

Check out our recently updated content, new guidance on using Competency Reflections, and research regarding teacher well-being and the importance of play.

2021 Q2 Newsletter

17 Sep 2021

Latest Updates, New Research, and Resources for School-Age Providers

Updates across select VLS courses include Adverse Childhood Experiences, updated USDA Dietary Guidelines, multicultural literature, and subsidy supports. Plus new research on ECE teacher wellbeing, inequities in health before birth, and more.