Center for Early Learning Professionals

Center for Early Learning Professionals

What's New

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Spring Professional Development is Here!

The Center has released a new line-up of online PD opportunities for all early learning professionals — administrators, teachers, teacher assistants, and family child care providers. Click on the link below to see our complete list of Spring PD. Classes begin April 6th!
Conscious Discipline Trainings are Back!

Conscious Discipline 101
Come learn about Conscious Discipline, a brain-based, trauma-informed approach to social-emotional learning. This introductory session will provide participants with an overview of the central tenets of the Conscious Discipline curriculum and strategies for beginning classroom implementation. This training will be offered in English with live simultaneous translation in Spanish.

Our Amazing Brain
This 4-part series takes an in-depth look at the Brain State Model of Conscious Discipline. Session topics will include exploration of the three key brain states, survival, emotional, and executive, and how to recognize these states in yourself and the children you serve in your program.
A New PD Offering!

Pre-K to K Transition Overview
Just in time for the Spring! This one-session PD opportunity will support administrators and Pre-K teachers in understanding their role in supporting children and families during the transition to Kindergarten. Participants will learn about the components of high-quality Kindergarten transition practices and how to access resources to self-assess and improve their current policies and procedures in their programs.
ERS Trainings for Administrators Have Returned

Using the ECERS-3 to Improve Program Quality
Using the ITERS-3 to Improve Program Quality

These series will provide an overview of the ERS-3 a tool that directors, education coordinators, and supervisors can use to assess quality in preschool or infant-toddler classrooms. Participants will learn and practice strategies for using the tool for program self-assessment and continuous quality improvement.

See our Spring PD Offerings!