Professional Development

Professional Development is designed to enhance growth for educational and employment purposes. Professional Development can be achieved by becoming a member of a professional organization, attending trainings or workshops. Many professional organizations sponsor the publication of journals that feature excellent, practical how-to articles. Students may join these organizations for a discounted rate.

The State of Rhode Island offers several annual conferences and workshops in all areas of early childhood education including:

 

Workshops are also offered throughout the year by agencies including