Professional Development

Course Catalog

Whether you’re a beginning teacher looking for ideas on setting-up age-appropriate learning environments or a seasoned Head Start professional working to build supply and access to quality services, the iPD has a course for you! To find a course that matches your interests, check out the list of available trainings below:

  • Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences in Out-of-School Environments
  • Addressing Infant and Toddler Behaviors That Challenge Adults
  • Addressing Substance Misuse Among Expectant Mothers/Cómo abordar el consumo indebido de sustancias en el embarazo
  • Bang! Squish! Leap! Supporting the A in STEAM with Infants and Toddlers
  • Beginning Home Visitor Series
  • Beginning Teachers Series (Infant and Toddler)
  • Beginning Teachers Series (Preschool)
  • Building Supply and Access to Quality Services
  • Celebrating DLLs: Spring into Practice
  • Coordinating Comprehensive Services
  • Effective Practice Guide: Infant and Toddler
  • Effective Practice Guide: Preschool
  • Enhancing Workforce and Professional Development
  • Head Start Leadership and Governance: Values, Regulations, and Skills
  • Home Visitor e-Institute: Leave the Bag Challenge
  • Management Matters: Non-Federal Match
  • Math Is Everywhere: Supporting Math Skills in Infants and Toddlers
  • Practice-Based Coaching
  • Responsive Learning Environments for Infants and Toddlers (BabyTalks)
  • Social Media Essentials for Getting Head Start Programs Connected
  • Self-Assessment: Your Annual Journey
  • Strengthening Fiscal Relationships
  • Supporting Continuity of Care
  • Supporting Messy Play with Infants and Toddlers
  • Supporting Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness (Coming Soon!)
  • Teacher Time: The Responsive Environment (Infant and Toddler)
  • Teacher Time: The Responsive Environment (Preschool)


Download a complete list of courses available on the iPD (Updated June 2020).