With the Fall season comes a new crop of professional development opportunities for all educators. Click on the link below to see our complete list. Classes begin September 19th. Conscious Discipline Opportunities are Back For Beginners: Conscious Discipline 101 Come learn about Conscious Discipline, a brain-based, trauma-informed approach to social-emotional learning. This introductory session will provide […]
Reflective Practice: Introduction to Implicit Bias in the EC Classroom Learn about Implicit Bias in this introductory session. This 2-hour virtual training will explore what it is and why it matters in our lives and in our schools. Participants will learn about the neuroscience behind implicit bias and reflect on how it shows up in […]
We have added new mental health resources to support children, families, and providers through traumatic events. See our full list of resources on the Mental Health Resources page of our website.
EDC has been awarded a contract from the State of Rhode Island’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to operate the Center for Early Learning Professionals (Center) through 2024. For over seven years, EDC has led the Center, providing professional development and technical assistance (PDTA) in English and Spanish to over 8,500 early childhood education (ECE) professionals […]
We have added new resources for learning about race and racism. Sesame Street in Communities has released new resources to support educators and families in learning and teaching about race and racism. See our full list of resources on the Talking about Race and Racism page of our website.
The Center has identified high-quality resources that address race and racism. The resources are grouped by audience, with listings that are appropriate for families, staff and children. Resources for Talking about Race and Racism
Earn up to 2 PD hours with these pre-recorded webinars. Each session includes an assignment to complete and an hour-long narrated webinar to view. Help Me Explore! Using Quality Materials for Play and Learning with Infants and Toddlers Learn how to use movement, the natural world, and open-ended materials to optimize young children’s learning and […]
Happy New Year! There is still time to register for our Winter professional development offerings. Classes begin on Monday, January 13. Highlights of this semester include: Multiple Offerings on the ECERS-3 and ITERS-3 Tools — We have separate series for program administrators and for classroom teachers! Learn what is new in the latest versions of […]