Early Childhood Education Professional Development Programs

2022 Professional Development Dates

Nebraska Extension’s Early Childhood Team is pleased to be able to offer a variety of on-line classes to meet the needs of the Early Childhood Workforce. If you have any questions, please contact tlc@unl.edu.

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Date | Time Topic Description Cost | Hours
July 22nd
1:00 – 2:30 pm
STEM Imagination Guides Discover how to use the guides in your setting to help children uncover the excitement of ocean life! 

NO COST | 1.5 in-service hours
August 25th
1:00 – 2:30 pm
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7:00 – 8:30 pm
Documenting and Sharing Your Story Documenting Children's Learning when engaging in nature-based play and learning experiences has many benefits. Being able to share the stories of how children and teacher learning are also crucial to helping families, administrators and the community understand the many benefits of nature-based learning. During this class we will explore how documentation can be used specifically to support nature-based programs in the area of curriculum development, child assessment, reflective practice and family and community engagement.

NO COST | 1.5 in-service hours
September 8th
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Family Engagement in Outdoor Play and Learning Partnering with families is a critical component of success in early childhood education. But how do you truly create equal and effective partnerships that support child development and school success? What does it look like to engage families both the indoor classroom and the outdoor learning environment? In this 1.5 hour webinar, we will talk about how to engage families in the creation of your outdoor space, and how to incorporate family engagement in outdoor curriculum.

NO COST | 1.5 in-service hours


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