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Winter Social Communication Development in Infants and Toddlers (SC•DIT) 6-week Webinar Series Starts Feb. 1st

Starting February 1st, Autism Navigator offers two 6-week Webinar Series.  Our secret ingredient? It’s all in how we use video in Autism Navigator courses and webinars. Come watch with us! Invitation (SC•DIT) 6-week webinar Series Autism Navigator for Classroom Success Winter 2023 The Winter Social Communication Development in Infants and Toddlers (SC•DIT) 6-week webinar series starts on Wednesday, February 1st from 1 – 2:30PM EST. Learn what it takes for children to learn to talk. … Read more

Florida Early Childhood Educator Training Stipends Extended

The Division of Early Learning is excited to announce that the Florida Early Childhood Educator Training Stipends have been extended to October 15, 2023! Early Childhood Educators in Florida who are employed at a program that is contracted for School Readiness or VPK are eligible to earn a $75 stipend upon the successful completion of specific early learning trainings through this limited offer. The maximum stipend a participant may receive is $225 and courses must be … Read more

New DCF and DEL Courses for Providers

The Department of Children and Families’ Office of Licensing and the Department of Education’s Division of Early Learning are proud to announce the release of new courses to further support and offer new resources for early childhood education professionals.  From Department of Children and Families’ Office of Licensing: Trauma-Informed Care for Child Care Program Directors – Hybrid (TICDHI): The goal of this course is to assist child care programs in implementing trauma-informed care for the … Read more

Training Opportunities for ‘Florida’s Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST) using Star Early Literacy’

The Coordinated Screening and Progress Monitoring Program is the statewide, standardized program known as Florida’s Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST) using Star Early Literacy implemented in all VPK programs as required by s. 1002.68, F.S., that is used to assess student achievement of the performance standards established in s. 1002.67(1)(a), F.S., in early literacy and mathematics. VPK Programs will begin implementation of the FAST using Star Early Literacy beginning in the 2022-2023 VPK Program Year. … Read more