Category Archives: Professional Development

Did you know that Augusta University and Education to Go have partnered to offer early learning professionals an online, self-paced CDA? From the course home page:  “Through this convenient, affordable program, designed especially for working adult students, you will earn the 120 hours of professional development required by the Council of Professional Recognition for CDA… Read more »

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Join over 170 already trained SFG trainers to help more professionals understand how to Strengthen Families! Strengthening Families Georgia (SFG) will be offering a 2-day Training of Trainers on May 24-25 and repeated on July 14-15, 2016 at the Mercer University Regional Academic Center in McDonough. Applications are due May 2nd. Upon successful completion of… Read more »

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Educator Bridge is a new service brought to early learning professionals and employers in Georgia and powered by Georgia Association on Young Children.  This subscription-based online service allows employers and potential employees to connect. The service should be enticing to employers who, often, find themselves stuck somewhere between struggling to get enough qualified applicants in… Read more »

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I’ve met two kinds of professionals in Early Childhood Education – those who know of and are inspired by Bev Bos, and those who’ve never heard of her.  It seems difficult to find anyone who’s encountered Bev in some way and, still, walked away unchanged.  Bev passed away on February 4, 2016, but her impact… Read more »

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Every quarter, we publish and mail the ECE BULLETIN! to early learning programs throughout our region.  We’ve also made a downloadable version available on our site. This quarter’s highlights include: Economic impact of ECE study highlights Quality Rated news and spotlight Georgia Pre-K study results Summer Food Service Program information Training opportunities

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If you haven’t heard already, DECAL SCHOLARS is offering bonuses to early learning professionals who have earned certain ECE credentials or degrees within the past 12 months or who will earn the credential or degree by June 30, 2017. Along with SCHOLARSHIPS and INCENTIVES, AWARDS demonstrates the state’s commitment to show appreciation for and support… Read more »

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According to his Forbes.com article, Dan Diamond writes that about 40% of Americans make resolutions; yet, a study at the University of Scranton found that only about 8% of these people actually achieve their resolutions.  In the article, Diamond notes that the following types of resolutions are the ones most easily achieved: Simple Tangible Shared… Read more »

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