About The Source for Learning

The Source for Learning is the nation’s most established online creator, compiler, and curator of online professional learning and free learning assets. For almost 40 years, we’ve been building a loyal following of educators—from novices to classroom veterans—helping them grow professionally while giving them a new perspective on how to teach what they teach. 

What are SFL’s other Early Childhood Initiatives?
SFL’s Early Childhood Education Initiatives include professional development webinars and presentations at local and national conferences featuring cutting-edge and trending topics. For more information, click here


About Northern Virginia Community College

Since 1964, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has offered a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest public educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprised of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. NOVA's Workforce Development offers in-person and online training to fit your needs.

About SFL Instructor

Amy Josephson

Amy has over 20 years of experience working with children and families in different settings including schools, hospitals, community recreation centers, parks, and the court system and holds MS and BS degrees in Child Development form Florida State University.  She is currently a professor of Childhood Development at Northern Virginia Community College and a consultant for the Infant Toddler Specialist Network and Child Care Aware of Virginia, where she provides technical assistance and workshops to early childhood educators.  In addition, she heads educational programs at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site and is a member of the Early Childhood Education Peer Group for the Virginia Community College System.