The following are upcoming professional development opportunities:
Saturday, October 14, 2019
California Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Online Learning Pilot
Be one of the first early childhood educators to experience state-of-the-art professional development…COMPLETELY FREE! The California Preschool Development Grant (PDG) is piloting instructor-led courses designed specifically for early learning providers and hosted entirely online in a mobile-friendly format. These courses support early childhood professionals in expanding their skills through job-embedded activities while making professional development easy, accessible, and highly effective.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
When the Teacher Doesn’t Speak the Students’ Home Language: Developing Emergent Bilinguals’ Language and Biliteracy Through Social-Emotional Learning and Socio-Cultural Competence
Bring your colleagues and join CABTE on Saturday, October 19 at the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego for morning and afternoon programs for general education teachers, instructional coaches, teacher leaders and CABTE/CCTE/CABE members. The CABTE Board has designed the one-day institute to provide strategies to educators for supporting emergent bilinguals cross-cultural competence and social-emotional learning in environments that promote biliteracy. This is included in CCTE conference registration or you may register for only the one-day institute.
Saturday, November 2 from 9:00am – 12:00pm
Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviors in the Early Childhood Setting
In this engaging half-day workshop at the Frostig Center in Pasadena, early childhood educators will:
- Focus on factors that you can control
- Learn strategies to address behaviors associated with attention, sensory and language issues
- Connect and collaborate with peers from across the Los Angeles area
- Develop an action plan to implement in your ECE
Monday, November 18, 2019
Monday, January 27, 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
English Learners in the TK and Preschool Classroom: Strategies that Work
The Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) presents a three-part “English Learners in the TK and Preschool Classroom: Strategies that Work” training series, led by the TALLK Project, which will provide TK and preschool educators with five research-based strategies that not only develop language, but also build an inclusive and culturally responsive classroom.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Outdoor Classroom Project’s annual conference: “The Foundation of Natural Outdoor Classrooms: Gifts of Respect, Time, and Love”
Learn how using respect, time, and love in implementing the Outdoor Classroom cultivates Whole-Child Education, promoting rich learning in an atmosphere of joy. Whatever your level of experience or education, you will find workshops and activities that inform and inspire you! This all day event takes place at the Outdoor Classroom Project® Model Site in La Canada, CA .
March 6 and March 7, 2020
San Diego County Office of Education’s 17th Annual Early Years Conference
This two-day professional learning event for Early Learning Educators and Family Child Care providers working with children from birth to five is presented by the San Diego County Office of Education’s (SDCOE) Early Education Programs and Services department. The theme for the 2020 conference is Integrating STEAM into the Early Childhood Education Setting.
If you are interested in presenting at the conference, you can submit a proposal by September 27th.
New Online Module from NAEYC: Serious Fun!
Expand your knowledge of guided play! This self-paced online module is based on NAEYC’s newest publication, Serious Fun: How Guided Play Extends Children’s Learning, and offers guidance on ways to incorporate meaningful play opportunities into rigorous and developmentally appropriate classroom practices.
California Department of Education Streaming Video Collection
The ELCD is excited to announce the launch of the California Department of Education Streaming Video Collection, an online streaming video subscription service. Users may now access the companion videos for California’s educational resources on one simple platform.
Zero to Three Learning Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Prevention Services Administration is excited to announce a new series of FREE and convenient training opportunities for the Birth to Five community! These webinars are the result of collaborative efforts between DMH and Zero to Three, to raise awareness and develop a shared knowledge about the unique and universal principles of working with the Birth to Five community.
September 19, 2019
LMU Professional Development Certificate
Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Equity for English Learners (CEEL) is offering a PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE in Transitional Kindergarten/Early Childhood Education. The next course “Using Assessment to Support Early Learning and Development in TK/ECE” begins on September 19, 2019. Enrollment information is below.