AZ Early Childhood Staff Training | Directors & Administrators

Every day you strive to provide quality care for children while managing competing responsibilities at your center or school. It’s easy to get sidetracked from developing your most precious resource—your staff.

In the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry, you’ll find reports, resources, and tips to help you manage and develop your employees. Whether you have one or multiple centers or school sites, the Registry provides you with support and guidance to achieve quality care.

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Featured Tools

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Empower Your Staff

Through the Workforce Registry, you will have access to your staff’s early childhood training, certifications, and prior employment records. Use this information to develop personalized career paths and motivate your staff to increase their qualifications and, in turn, your center or school’s overall quality of service.

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Standards and Guidelines

Ensure that your school is following the most up-to-date Standards and Guidelines for the State of Arizona. This tool offers resources for Early Childhood education requirements and developmental benchmarks.

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Professional Development

Find opportunities in your area to expand your employees’ skills or schedule a session with an Instructor or Technical Assistant to do on-site staff training to help them move forward through their career development plan and meet the required state qualifications.

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Scholarships and Incentives

There are numerous funding opportunities available to prospective and working Early Childhood teachers in Arizona. Use this resource to determine which options might be a good fit for your staff, and spread the word.

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Network Guide

Read our all-inclusive guide with step-by-step instructions regarding how to get the most out of the Arizona Early Childhood Education Workforce Registry, whether you’re a Center Director or a brand new teacher.

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Workforce Knowledge & Competencies

Use this comprehensive document to understand the skills and knowledge that your staff should have, and standardize many administrative practices, including career pathways, credentials, performance evaluations, and supervisory practices.

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Join the Field

Early childhood educators help children be successful in school and life. Learn how you can be a part of this important work.

Helpful Links

We’ve created a menu of resources specifically for you. From finding scholarships to advancing your education, use the list of resources from the left menu to help you start your career.

Join the Registry

If you haven’t already done so, please create a profile for yourself. After doing so, you’ll find the Registry will provide you with a verified report that you can use to promote your career with future employers.

Learn how to register:

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