Category Archives: Professional Development

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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There’s no debate that healthy social-emotional development serves as the foundation for all other learning.  However, there aren’t a lot of great resources available to help teachers and administrators see how social-emotional development is supported and promoted in the classroom.  That’s why the team at Leap Early Learning Partners was excited to learn about a… Read more »

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Recently, Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning sent out an email to Directors and Providers about this opportunity they are sponsoring.  This free 15-credit hour training is being conducted by Georgia State University Best Practices Training at locations throughout the state. This is a great opportunity to sharpen your administration… Read more »

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Read Right from the Start is a program of the Rollins Center for Language and Literacy at the Atlanta Speech School.  It is designed for preschool teachers and consists of a series of lessons that can be completed at the teacher’s pace, and is approved by Bright from the Start:  Georgia Department of Early Care… Read more »

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Every licensed and registered child care provider throughout Region 3 should have just received a hard copy of our training calendar in the mail.  If your program is in our region, but didn’t receive the calendar complete the information in the appropriate sign-up boxes in the bottom left corner of our home page.  As always,… Read more »

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