Professional Development Training Academy
Our Professional Development Academy offers a wide variety of STARS classes for early childhood educators. Our classes are:
- Taught by MERIT-approved early learning experts who understand your work.
- Designed to support your success in Early Achievers.
- Supported with follow-up coaching, as appropriate and needed.
- Written to allow you to interact and share with other people who do what you do.
- Reimbursed through MERIT, for those with a MERIT account.
In-Service Training for Centers
CCAC offers customized classes for center directors who want to provide a class for their entire staff. Customized classes for centers:
- Are based on your center's current needs and goals.
- Provide your entire staff with the same foundation of knowledge.
- Are fully aligned with Early Achievers.
- Are offered in collaboration with your Early Achievers coach, who can reinforce learning.
- Can be very affordable: About $100 per hour, regardless of group size. Consider partnering with another center to share the expense!
For more information on customized training, call Connie Dougherty at 360-786- 8907, ext. 108.