Online Trainer Course: DAP & Learning Centers


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Train your staff on developmentally appropriate practice and learning centers!


Add a new resource to your training toolkit! NAEYC has created a 3-hour learning experience for preschool teachers to support their intentional use of classroom learning centers. Prepare yourself to deliver this workshop to your preschool teachers by participating in the DAP & Learning Centers online course. 

The online course provides trainers with an asynchronous, guided walk-through of the teacher workshop as well as a primer on adult learning principles. The goal of the online trainer course is to orient program administrators, trainers, and other PD specialists to the PowerPoint slides, key messaging and supporting materials needed to deliver 3 hours of professional development for preschool teachers. 

Target AudienceProgram Administrators, Trainers, PD Specialists

Launch Date: September 16, 2019

Time: 24/7 access to the online course through October 7, 2019

Location: Online

Standard/Premium member cost: $319.00

Entry Level/Non-member cost: $399.00


Registration includes: 

  •  PowerPoints slides with notes
  •  Handouts and video clips
  •  Follow up support webinar with the NAEYC Professional Learning team

This trainer course launches on September 16, 2019. Create an account and register today to reserve your spot!


About the Teacher Workshop:


Designed with busy preschool teachers in mind, the content of the workshop can be delivered as one 3-hour workshop or three 1-hour sessions. The learning experience includes mini-lectures, video clips, hands-on activities and supporting resources. During the workshop, teachers will:  

  •  Reinforce key messages of developmentally appropriate practice and teacher intentionality
  •  Consider learning formats and teaching strategies used by excellent teachers
  •  Assess and individualize classroom learning centers

Teachers will also need their own copy of NAEYC’s Expressing Creativity in Preschool to successfully participate in the learning experience.

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