Explore the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio. It is a learning management system created to support ongoing professional development for staff in Head Start and child care settings.
These resources offer information about virtual professional development (PD) opportunities for Head Start program staff to take courses, access learning platforms, receive coaching, and connect to other online learning opportunities to deepen their knowledge and strengthen their practices.
This list provides direct access to the iPD courses that have a more focused lens on building belonging and diversity in early childhood settings.
Continuing education units (CEUs) and contact hours are awarded for successful completion of professional development training events. Learn how to earn these credits for your early childhood education career.
Find out which states the iPD partnered with to provide professional development approval for courses. This includes detailed information about which iPD courses are approved to meet state requirements.
Explore the list of iPD courses by practitioner type.
Explore the list of iPD courses by professional development goals.
Explore the catalog for a list of courses offered on the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio.
The iPD Portfolio supports ongoing professional development for staff in Head Start and child care settings. Discover the many benefits the iPD offers for free.
Head Start Talks features training and technical assistance podcasts from the Office of Head Start.
In this video, learn more about the Head Start Coaching Companion. Discover ways programs can use this online coaching tool to support professional development.