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Published: May 29th, 2020

ECE Update – JUNE 2020 Professional Development Opportunities

The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Team has updated our June 2020 Professional Development Opportunities. As you can see in the update below, we are now offering seven 1-credit introductory online courses (including Quality First required courses). Our 4-hour module trainings are available virtually and are presented by the ECE Program Specialists. Please click on the [Read more…]

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Published: May 29th, 2020

100+ Free Web-Based Professional Development Sessions from NAEYC

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Virtual institute is a FREE series of newly recorded presentations. Explore over 100 presentations, covering diverse selection of topics, from presenters who would have presented at the Annual Professional learning Institute. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for each presentation they view. Click on [Read more…]

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Published: May 13th, 2020

Completing the GOLD Spring Checkpoint During COVID-19

Teaching Strategies GOLD (TSG) has provided a webinar for guidance to complete the Spring Checkpoint. The links to the webinar and PowerPoint slides are posted below, and are also available on our TSG page. Completing the GOLD Spring Checkpoint During COVID-19: A Webinar for Administrators Completing the GOLD Spring Checkpoint During COVID-19 (PowerPoint)

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Published: May 12th, 2020

NAEYC Virtual Institute – Free Professional Development

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is offering FREE professional development beginning June 1, 2020. What is the Virtual Institute? Virtual Institute is a FREE series of newly recorded presentations. Explore over 100 presentations, covering a diverse selection of topics, from presenters who woul have presented at the Professional Learning Institute. [Read more…]

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Published: May 5th, 2020

Best Practices in Completing Educational Evaluations During School Closure

AASP (Arizona Association of School Psychologists) and NASP (National Association of School Psychologists) have provided helpful guidance for completing educational evaluations during the COVID-19 school closure. In addition, the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center has developed a list of Norm Referenced Assessment Tools for Children Birth to Five Years with Potential for Remote Administration for [Read more…]

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Published: April 30th, 2020

ECE Update May 2020 – Check out what’s NEW!

Click on the image below to check out our NEW professional development opportunities. These include new introductory webinar/online 30-min courses, as well as live virtual 4-hour module trainings. These are open to anyone in Arizona, but you will need to register with your ADE Connect account in order to receive credit. As stated below, if [Read more…]

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Published: April 16th, 2020

STAR Online Learning System Webinar Series

Click on the images below to be access the STAR Online Learning System (SOLS) FREE online resources. There are three webinar series that are available (see below). Please note that the first series was already completed, but there are still two more series available.

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