This video provides an overview of the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio and its benefits for Head Start, Early Head Start, and child care audiences.
Start learning more with the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio. Find ways to use this online platform to support ongoing professional development for Head Start and child care staff.
Find information for states and territories working to meet the 2016 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) regulations. These regulations are related to the six key professional development framework components.
The quality of health services depends on the knowledge, skills, and experience of program staff and consultants. Goal of the professional development resources is to support Health Managers as they work with program staff and partners to strengthen health systems and services.
Education managers and other professional development staff can use the training resources below to help teachers and caregivers enhance children's learning across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains.
It takes a village to raise a child. Likewise, it takes the collective efforts of many to develop resources and support those who teach and advocate for children. Below are links to federal offices, national organizations, and research institutions where you will find more resources regarding professional development.
These learning modules are highlights of higher education courses from the EarlyEdU Alliance. These learning modules go a bit deeper since they combine theory and the latest early childhood education research with students’ field-based learning.
Part 2: Why Professional Development is Important
Find out how professional development for teachers can support early literacy for preschoolers in Head Start.
The e-Catalogue offers professional development resources in a variety of formats. Program management teams and others may use them to create staff training and development opportunities. Depending upon your design, format, and instructional objectives, these resources offer a centerpiece for creating your professional development experience.