Sesame Street Make Believe Math Professional Development Opportunity

Make Believe Math is a FREE 4 part interactive online course that covers:

  • The importance of math and pretend play in children’s development
  • Key math objectives for 2- to 5-year-olds
  • Planning for math moments in your setting
  • Integrating math moments into children’s pretend play

Early Childhood Educators in Arizona must email with the subject line SESAME STREET MAKE BELIEVE WITH MATH and include the following in the body of the email:

  • Full name
  • Title
  • Early childhood program name (school or center name)
  • Number of children served in classroom/program
  • Phone number
  • Date of course completion


You must also attach your Certificate of Course Completion to the email. This will generate an email back to participants (within 14 business days) with instructions to set up your ADE Connect account, a survey link, and certificate for Arizona Department of Education professional development clock hours.


Please click or copy and paste the following link


Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in ECE Programs (9.14.15)

To view the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Education’s policy statement published on September 14, 2015, click HERE

Events Management System (EMS) Quick Guides

Please use the links below to assist in navigating our new Events Management System (EMS)

Step By Step Instructions: Account Creation & Event Registration


User Quick Guide


EMS Webpage

Certification Changes (Effective 4/27/15) and Reciprocal Extension Form (Effective 5/4/15)

To view the Certification Changes related to Early Childhood Education, please click here.  These revisions are effective April 27th, 2015.

To view the Reciprocal Extension Form, please click here.  These revisions are effective May 4th, 2015.

NAEHCY Conference: November 14-17, 2015

Please join the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth for their 27th Annual Conference

Rising to a Brighter Future:  Educating all our Children and Youth

November 14-17, 2015

Hyatt Regency Phoenix Convention Center

122 N. 2nd St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

To learn more, click here

Arizona LEA Tracker – ALEAT

ALEAT Access

How to Submit a Monitoring Instrument

ECQUIP – Quality Enhancement Plan