The Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development Network and Workforce Registry is the place that will help grow your skills and advance your career in early childhood. The Registry not only provides access to professional development opportunities but also keeps a record of your experience, education, professional development and credentials in one location. So, completing your Workforce Registry profile is a critical step in determining your Arizona Early Childhood Workforce career lattice level, which provides the pathway for your early childhood…
As an early childhood professional, understanding developmental milestones for your classroom is extremely important. Not only for knowing whether or not they're on track, but also understanding if there are any potential developmental delays that need to be addressed.
One of the most important things a child takes with her on that first morning of school isn't visible at all: her home languages.
Teaching toddlers involves careful planning that focuses on their physical, social, cognitive, and emotional development while helping them build their communication skills and even discover their personalities, mostly through play.
In response to stagnating wages and high unemployment among non-college educated populations, several states and localities have embraced career pathways as a workforce development tool.
It's clear the arts are meaningful to parents and kids. But what also matters to young artists is just how we respond to their artistic work.
Whether it's listening to music, singing or playing an instrument - music has a way of striking a chord (pun intended) in all of us! But, its role in early childhood development is especially beneficial.
Children are more than busy when they're playing. When your children play with you, they are also learning that they are loved and important and that they are fun to be around.
A growing body of science and research continues to demonstrate the need to begin supports for children as early as possible to promote their healthy growth and development.
Learn the when, why, and how of modeling inspiration in preschool.