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Colorado Dept of Education Early Childhood Professional Development

Professional Standards, Core Knowledge and Competencies

Training

Policy

Other Resources




Early Childhood Clearinghouse Site

Social/Emotional Professional Development Resources

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The first years of a child’s life provide the social and emotional foundation for growing up healthy, happy and productive. This section provides resources to help early childhood practitioners, professional development specialists and policy makers foster the social and emotional well being of young children and their families.

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Professional Standards, Core Knowledge and Competencies
Professional Standards, Core Knowledge and Competencies are the foundation of a professional development system.  This section offers information on the work taking place in Colorado around these elements.

Training
Training is the method by which early learning professionals acquire and maintain knowledge and skills associated with specific competencies.  This section contains resources to help early learning professionals access quality social/emotional training programs.

Policy
Policy refers to the guidelines and interventions for the changing, maintenance or creation of living conditions that are conducive to the well-being of children and their families.  This section presents resources to help early learning professionals at all levels understand the early childhood mental health policy landscape.

Other Resources
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Early Childhood Professional Development Team at the Colorado Department of Education
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