Tom Copeland, the nation’s leading expert in the business of family child care, will be hosting a free 1 hour Facebook Live training on Wednesday, May 27th at 5:30 PM PST. He will be discussing financially rebuilding your business after COVID-19, including planning, saving, retirement, government loans, local programs, backup plans, and helping childcare providers.
EveryChild California hosted a two-part facilitated discussion with other early learning and care leaders around the latest updates on the spread of COVID-19. The conversation looked at specific steps being taken by programs in California who are reopening or who stayed open during lockdown but are now reorganizing to accept more children in their programs. If you are interested in viewing the recordings, Part I and Part II have been posted on their COVID-19 resource page.
Starting June 1, NAEYC will offer over 100 presentations of content shared by NAEYC experts and a diverse group of presenters from all sectors of the industry. Presenters include policy experts, higher education faculty, school leaders, researchers and educators. NAEYC is providing access to these presentations at no charge as a gift to early learning professionals for all that they give to young children and their families.
Whether your program has been closed or has remained open, the financial and logistical challenges of continuing to operate in our new normal are daunting. This pre-recorded webinar by child care financial expert and CPO of First Children’s Finance, Heidi Hagel Braid, offers helpful advice and resources. The webinar explores federal and state relief programs, as well as the financial changes and personnel decisions to consider as you work to make your program viable now and in the near future.
The Dual Language Learning Professional Development (DLLPD) for the California Early Childhood Workforce focuses on equipping early educators throughout the state with the skills needed to teach dual language learners in child care programs. The courses are offered online and in-person, in both English and Spanish.
Join a cohort of preschool and TK teachers to investigate best practices related to inclusion and using the California Foundations and Frameworks in an 8-week professional development event series, hosted by the Alameda County Office of Education’s CORE Learning Team. Through the lens of Universal Design for learning, teachers will explore a wide range of methods and strategies to include all children in developmentally appropriate learning opportunities.
Are you interested in time-efficient opportunities to grow your teaching practice? NAEYC offers several online learning modules that were created with early childhood educators in mind! Their catalog of modules includes a variety of topics, each designed to provide practical tips and strategies you can bring to the classroom.