Fall 2019


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Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children (VAAEYC) Director Training

October 18, 2018 - December 11, 2019

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The Source for Learning and vaaeyc are presenting online training opportunities for early learning program administrators, beginning October 2018 through December 2019. Quality education for you without having to attend in person! The information about the upcoming training sessions will be listed on this page. To register for each training session, please click on the link below. 

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Event Link: Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children (VAAEYC)

Looking Outward and Within: Gauge Your Early Learning Program's Level of Cultural Responsiveness

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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  • Provide professional guidelines that pertain to cultural responsiveness for working with diverse families.
  • Learn methods to initiate and build productive relationships with families.
  • Acquire techniques for conflict resolution with families.


Given the diversity that exists in our early learning programs today, administrators and early childhood educators must cultivate effective communication and positive relationships with the families in order to provide high-quality programs. To accomplish this, educators must employ professional standards as they make decisions.  Additionally, educators must have an understanding of cultural responsiveness which includes: family functions, diverse parenting styles, and family-friendly practices. This session will focus on methods of building partnerships with diverse families and techniques to handle conflicts when they arise.

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Event Link: VAAEYC Online Director Training