PennAEYC is committed to the professional growth and development of early care and education professionals in Pennsylvania. Our work is grounded in the belief that all professionals deserve access to professional development that honors their current knowledge and experiences while challenging them to use a new lens as they experience both familiar and new materials rooted in developmentally appropriate practices for young children.

PennAEYC offers a variety of professional development topics delivered by experienced and engaging staff who share information based on the most current research and classroom implementation strategies.

See a full list of the current professional development offered by PennAEYC.

Registration for our professional development can be done through the PA Keys Professional Development Registry. Search PennAEYC on the PA Keys Registry calendar to find scheduled events in your area. Events can be scheduled as private fee for services events by contacting PennAEYC Director of Member and Educational Services, Rose Snyder. PennAEYC can offer support and consultation in the development of a PD plan designed to meet your program and staff needs.

 

PennAEYC has partnered with The Learning Lamp to offer a monthly series of professional development sessions or PennAEYC and Shared Serves members. Read the 2022 ECE Professional Development Series press release for more details. A PennAEYC or Shared Servces membership is required to attend sessions. Space is limited and registration is required. Register for all 12 monthly sessions before 12/22/21 and pay $65; afterward pay $75 for all 12 session. Individual session cost is $12.

 

Pennie PA Health Exchange Webinar

PennAEYC hosted the team at Pennie: PA's Health Exchange website who presented information about affordable, individual health care options in the open insurance market place for the commonwealth. The slides below are a great resource for Pennsylvania's early learning providers and others looking for affordable health care options.

Access the slide deck here Pennie™ Pennie - OE2022 Short w Scenarios

Watch the webinar here

 

Upcoming Professional Development Sessions

CDA class cohort #1: September 20, 2021 through May 23, 2022

Location is virtualMonday evenings 6:30 to 9:30 pm Register here Registration Fee $100.00 for the 120 hr. CDA Instruction Course. Registration fee is refunded upon successful completion of this course in May 2022. Registration is not refundable for cancellations, incomplete or no show attendance. Get full details here FINAL-PennAEYC CDA1-2 FY. 2021-2022

CDA class cohort #2: September 21, 2021 through May 17, 2022

Location is virtual. Meets Tuesday evenings 6:30 to 9:30 pm Register here Registration Fee $100.00 for the 120 hr. CDA Instruction Course. Registration fee is refunded upon successful completion of this course in May 2022. Registration is not refundable for cancellations, incomplete or no show attendance. Get full details here FINAL-PennAEYC CDA1-2 FY. 2021-2022

CDA class cohort #3 in SPANISH: August 17, 2021 through May 31, 2022 

Location is virtual. Meets Tuesday evenings 5:30 to 8:30 pm Register here Registration Fee $100.00 for the 120 hr. CDA Instruction Course. Registration fee is refunded upon successful completion of this course in May 2022. Registration is not refundable for cancellations, incomplete or no show attendance. Get full details here.

 

2022

January 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present ECE Professionalism: A Closer Look at Your Responsiblities* Register HERE 

*PennAEYC or Shared Servces membership required to attend. Space is limited and registration is requiged. Register for all 12 monthly sessions before 12/22/21 and pay $65; afterward pay $75 for all 12 session. Individual session cost is $12.  

February 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Observing Young Children* Register HERE 

March 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Importance of Supervision: Indoors and Out* Register HERE 

April 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Beneath the Iceberg: Aces and the Effect of Family Stressors on Children* Register HERE 

May 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Why an Apple Is Worth 1000 Words: Learning Through Play* Register HERE 

June 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Time Management for the ECE Leader* Register HERE 

July 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Developmentally Appropriate Practices Basics-S* Register HERE 

August 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Behind the Scenes: Examining Underlying Causes of Challenging Behaviors* Register HERE 

September 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Understanding "Y": Generational Differences in the Work Place* Register HERE 

October 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present First, There Is No  Magic Wand...Positive Behavior in the Preschool Classroom* Register HERE 

November 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Tips and Tricks for Taking Care of You: Caring for the Caregiver* Register HERE 

December 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM The Learning Lamp and PennAEYC present Read for Resilience* Register HERE 

*PennAEYC or Shared Servces membership required to attend. Space is limited and registration is requiged. Register for all 12 monthly sessions before 12/22/21 and pay $65; afterward pay $75 for all 12 session. Individual session cost is $12.  

 

PASSHE Partners for Professional Development 2021 PDO Partner Schools Spring Course Schedule

 

Mandated Reporter training links are available here

 

NAEYC Annual Conference
VIRTUAL — November 6-9, 2021
Washington, DC — November 16-19, 2022
Nashville, TN — November 15-18, 2023
Anaheim, CA — November 6-9, 2024

Professional Learning Institute
Cleveland, OH — June 12-15, 2022

 

If you are in the Philadelphia area check out this site for First Up: Champions for Early Education events.

If you are in the Pittsburgh area check out this site for Trying Together events.

National Association for the Education of Young Children Conferences
National Head Start Conferences

 

Recent online sessions

June 2, 2021 Mental Health: Exactly What Is It? View the presentation 

Spring 2020

Medicaid Eligibility and Other Health Insurance Options During COVID-19 Presented by PA Health Law Project

Happiness is Running Through the Streets to Find You (Part 1) Turning Pandemic Trauma into Healing for Adults and Children presented by Holly Elise Bruno

 

PennAEYC offers a variety of professional development topics delivered by experienced and engaging staff who share information based on the most current research and classroom implementation strategies.

See a full list of the current professional development offered by PennAEYC.

Registration for our professional development can be done through the PA Keys Professional Development Registry. Search PennAEYC on the PA Keys Registry calendar to find scheduled events in your area. Events can be scheduled as private fee for services events by contacting PennAEYC Director of Member and Educational Services, Rose Snyder. PennAEYC can offer support and consultation in the development of a PD plan designed to meet your program and staff needs.