Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators


Early Childhood Education: Resources for Enhancing Early Development

Children’s brains develop most significantly from birth through six years of age. Use this Early Childhood Education Web Guide to find resources that can enhance young children’s social, emotional, physical and academic development.

Early Childhood Development

The context in which early childhood development occurs is greatly influenced by ... read more »

Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education

Family involvement in early childhood education extends beyond parents and ... read more »

Early Childhood Math and Technology Resources

Use these early childhood math and technology resources to find information on teaching left-brain ... read more »

Promoting Early Childhood Literacy

Reading to preschoolers impacts their reading and vocabulary skills, and helps them gain a better ... read more »

Learning Disabilities in Early Childhood

If you’re working with children who have special needs, whether as a parent or as a teacher, ... read more »

Early Childhood Classroom Activities

Creating a classroom or space that is cooperative, exciting and educational for kids is at your ... read more »

Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators

Find the best places to start a career in early childhood education or enhance your skills in this profession with resources on professional development for early childhood educators.

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  • When exploring the requirements for becoming a preschool educator, be mindful that different states have different licensing requirements. Some states require a bachelor’s degree, while others require an associate’s degree or a special certificate.
  • An alternative to obtaining a degree in early childhood education is to become certified. The Council for Professional Recognition administers the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program. The program provides a common type of certification for early childhood education professionals based on their performance.

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