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Professional Development Opportunities for Early Learning Teachers – 2019

The following are upcoming professional development opportunities:

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.

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Webcast: Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:00PM EDT

NAEYC: Families & Educators Together: Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children

How can early childhood educators cultivate positive and supportive partnerships with the families in their programs?

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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.

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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. 

Foundations & Theoretical Perspective Overview in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH)
Wednesday, May 22, 11:00am-12:30pm

Foundations & Theoretical Perspective Overview in IECMH
Wednesday, June 19, 11:00am-12:30pm

Neuro-Relational Development
Wednesday, June 19, 11:00am-12:30pm

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Monday, May 6 to Wednesday, May 8 in Pasadena

Pacific Clinics Training Institute

Get STEM Ready! Pacific Clinics is providing a 3-day training for Head Start and early childhood educators to plan and implement innovative STEM curriculum for children birth to 5 years in child development centers and home visiting programs. Space is limited to only 40 educators. Cost is Cost: $600 (group rate available for 4 or more).

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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.

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