A child’s early childhood experiences play a critical role in their ability to learn throughout their lifetime. High quality early childhood assist children in developing the social/emotional, cognitive, physical and language development skills necessary to be success in school. The Institute is committed to providing opportunities to assist educators and parents in improving the quality of early childhood care. The process of moving from “good to great” requires the assistance of highly skilled, committed early childhood advocates. The Institute for Life Long Learning and Workforce Innovation (The Institute) will help educators navigate this fabulous transformation!
The Institute offers assistance to educators serving children from birth to age 8 by providing leadership and professional development training in the following areas:
- Obtaining Accreditation Status
- State-Specific Performance Standards
- Curriculum Design, Implementation and Assessment Services
- Environmental Standards Analysis and Training
- Parents as Partners Training
- Team Building for Successful Outcomes
- Developmental Appropriate Practices
- Identifying/locating classroom resources
Great early childhood programs should be validated by an “accreditation”. Programs for young children that have obtained accreditation set the standard of quality in early childhood education. Using the guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Institute would like to assist you in raising the level of your early childhood program.
Accreditation will have a tremendous impact on the lives of the children that you serve. It is for this reason that parents and families seek out NAEYC-accredited programs. The Institute is ready to assist you in making the right choice for children.