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Professional Development

Under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, States and Territories are required to establish training and professional development requirements designed to enable child care providers to promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children and to improve the knowledge and skills of the child care workforce. The following resources provide information on professional development systems, career pathways, practice-based coaching, and more.

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Use this tool to assess the status of the alignment between the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) and your state Early Learning and Development Guidelines (ELDGs).

Find resources around the topic of health and safety training as required by the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG). Explore ways to include health and safety trainings in state professional development systems.

In this brief, learn more about the coaching landscape across the country. Also, find strategies and resources to promote systemic coaching approaches for state, territory, or regional considerations.

An early childhood workforce registry is an information system. It allows states, regions, and practitioners to track professional development achievement and plan for future training. In this resource, discover how a registry functions.

This first webinar of the State Capacity Building Center Infant/Toddler Specialist Network's 2018 Hot Topic series considers the impact of regular collaborative reflection among TA providers, supervisors, and early care and education professionals.

The Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) Infant/Toddler Specialist Network is hosting a series of 1-hour Hot Topic Webinars on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning on March 21 and running through September 19, 2018.

Learn what states need to know to meet the 2016 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) regulations on training and professional development. States must have a framework for training, professional development, and postsecondary education for caregivers and directors.

It can be a challenge to recruit and retain highly qualified professionals in early childhood education. In this resource, find examples of state systems and policies that help support recruiting and retaining a highly-qualified workforce.

Learn how articulation work connects to two recommendations in the Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation report. Explore strategies that help develop and support state articulation goals.

This document provides research and materials on reducing the expulsion of young children in early childhood programs. Review resources and tools that help promote the mental health and social and emotional well-being of young children.

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