Foundations of Data Utilization
Early childhood programs are required to collect various types of data, but figuring out how to use it can be overwhelming. How do you take data, analyze it, and then make decisions to improve child outcomes?
Foundations of Embedded Professional Development
Are you looking for a new approach to professional development that can improve how you and your colleagues learn and work together? By creating opportunities for learning and collaboration in day-to-day work, early childhood programs can equip teams of leaders and staff with skills and strategies to provide high-quality early education.
Foundations of High-Quality Teaching Practices
Looking for ways to grow your teaching practices? Quality teaching strategies, paired with continuous landing and improvement, are essential to help early childhood professionals prepare young children for success.
Foundations of Intensive Family Engagement
Looking for ways to grow the family engagement practice at your program? Building mutually respectful, goal-oriented relationships with families is essential for the ongoing learning and development of children.
Data Utilization in Practice
By reviewing data about a child’s development, early childhood staff can make adjustments to meet the child’s needs. Data collected over time can uncover trends and patterns in a child’s development. Join us to learn how to make teaching decisions based on data and more.
Embedded Professional Development in Practice
The Embedded Professional Development in Practice training will focus on supporting early childhood programs and providers in cultivating a climate and infrastructure, or processes, of Embedded Professional Development for continuous quality improvement.
High Quality Teaching in Practice
In High-Quality Teaching in Practice, participants develop or deepen their understanding about why the quality of instruction needs to be improved for all children in early childhood.
Intensive Family Engagement in Practice
In Intensive Family Engagement in Practice, participants will explore the essential components of intensive family engagement more deeply and learn how systems and program-level strategies impact program and family outcomes.
Substitute Teacher Aide Training
Do you love children and have an interest in a career working with them? Join this two-day training to learn more about child development and be considered for entry level Substitute Aide positions at our child care and preschool locations.
Maine Car Seat Education/Distribution
Certified technicians provide car seat education and, when applicable, car seats.
Building Your Bounce
Job stress among teachers continues to be a concern at the national level. One way to help adults overcome stress and burnout may be to provide them with professional development that introduces strategies that support resilience and the building of protective factors.
Reflective Practice and Reflective Supervision
Quality early childhood programs that promote reflection, and reflective practice allow professionals to develop a critical understanding of their practices and continually develop the necessary knowledge, skills and approaches to achieve the best outcomes for children and their families