Online Webinars for Early Childhood Professionals

These webinars were designed for early childhood professionals, but family members are welcome to register as well.

Please read the overview page carefully before registering for training.

The following training events are are live interactive online webinars. Click on the title of a webinar to view details and/or register.


To see a calendar view of all events, click here.


Event Date
Developmental Screening: Using Family-Centered Practices (webinar)
  • July 28, 2021 9:00 am
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Teaching Behavior Expectations and Social Skills During COVID: The Pyramid Way (webinar)
  • August 2, 2021 1:00 pm
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Hola - Let's Start Spanish (webinar)
  • August 4, 2021 4:00 pm
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Preschool Curriculum: Schedules and Routines (webinar)
  • August 5, 2021 4:00 pm
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Book Study: Lisa Murphy on Play: The Foundation of Children’s Learning (three webinars)
  • August 9, 2021 9:30 am
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Preschool During the Pandemic: Reflections, Lessons Learned, and Opportunities to Grow (webinar)
  • August 9, 2021 2:00 pm
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Preschool Curriculum: Exploring the Science and Nature Centers (webinar)
  • August 11, 2021 4:00 pm
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Preschool Curriculum: Engaging Large Group Times (webinar)
  • August 12, 2021 4:00 pm
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Making the Most of Transitions and Visual Supports (webinar)
  • August 16, 2021 4:30 pm
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Book Study: Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal (webinars)
  • August 30, 2021 3:30 pm
  • September 13, 2021 3:30 pm
  • September 27, 2021 3:30 pm
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Children’s Books and Activities for Identity and Culturally-Relevant Pedagogy (webinars)
  • September 1, 2021 4:00 pm
  • September 8, 2021 4:00 pm
  • September 15, 2021 4:00 pm
  • September 22, 2021 4:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021 4:00 pm
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Understanding and Addressing the Big Emotions and Big Actions of Children (webinar)
  • September 2, 2021 4:00 pm
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STRENGTHENING YOUNG CHILDREN’S SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SKILLS: THE PYRAMID MODEL: Module 1: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (webinars)
  • September 3, 2021 9:00 am
  • September 10, 2021 9:00 am
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Pyramid Model of Social Emotional Support Cohort Series (completion of e-modules, including assignments, and six webinars)
  • September 8, 2021 11:30 am
  • September 22, 2021 11:30 am
  • October 13, 2021 11:30 am
  • October 27, 2021 11:30 am
  • November 10, 2021 11:30 am
  • December 1, 2021 11:30 am
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Preschool Curriculum: Expectations and Positive Descriptive Feedback (webinar)
  • September 9, 2021 4:00 pm
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All-Day Sensory Play (webinar)
  • September 13, 2021 4:00 pm
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Paraeducator Series: Relationships Matter (webinar)
  • September 16, 2021 4:30 pm
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Book Study: Powerful Interactions: How to Connect with Children to Extend their Learning (webinars)
  • September 20, 2021 4:30 pm
  • October 4, 2021 4:30 pm
  • October 18, 2021 4:30 pm
  • November 1, 2021 4:30 pm
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High-Quality Inclusive Practices (webinar)
  • September 27, 2021 1:00 pm
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Preschool Curriculum: Engaging Small Group Times (webinar)
  • September 30, 2021 4:00 pm
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Combatting Compassion Fatigue Among Early Childhood Professionals (webinar)
  • October 1, 2021 1:00 pm
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Book Study: Each and Every Child: Teaching Preschool with an Equity Lens (webinars)
  • October 13, 2021 3:30 pm
  • October 27, 2021 3:30 pm
  • November 10, 2021 3:30 pm
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Children who are Highly Sensitive (webinar)
  • October 13, 2021 4:00 pm
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Supporting Each and Every Child: The Basics of Curriculum Modifications (webinar)
  • October 14, 2021 1:00 pm
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STRENGTHENING YOUNG CHILDREN’S SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SKILLS: THE PYRAMID MODEL: Module 2: Social Emotional Teaching Strategies and Teaching Strategies for Challenging Behavior and Problem-Solving (webinars)
  • October 15, 2021 9:00 am
  • October 22, 2021 9:00 am
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Paraeducator Series: Engaging Children in Play (webinar)
  • October 28, 2021 4:00 pm
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Partnerships with Families: How to Effectively Engage in Difficult Conversations (webinar)
  • November 3, 2021 4:00 pm
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Supporting Each and Every Child: The Basics of Embedded Learning Opportunities (webinar)
  • November 4, 2021 1:00 pm
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Developmentally Appropriate Assistive Technology (webinar)
  • November 4, 2021 4:30 pm
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NAEYC Professional Standards and Competencies and Special Populations: Who, What, When, Where, and How (webinar)
  • November 8, 2021 1:00 pm
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Preschool Curriculum: Supporting Emergent Writing (webinar)
  • November 10, 2021 4:00 pm
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A Joyous Way to Learn! (webinar)
  • November 17, 2021 1:00 pm
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Paraeducator Series: Positive Guidance (webinar)
  • November 17, 2021 4:00 pm
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Transition from Early Intervention to Early Childhood Services: Roles and Responsibilities (webinar + assignment)
  • November 19, 2021 9:00 am
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Assessment Literacy Practices (webinar)
  • December 1, 2021 4:00 pm
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Children’s Book Review: Examining the Role of Characters with Disabilities (webinar)
  • December 2, 2021 3:30 pm
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STRENGTHENING YOUNG CHILDREN’S SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SKILLS: THE PYRAMID MODEL: Module 3: Individualized Intervention; Determining the Meaning of Behavior and Developing Appropriate Responses (webinars)
  • December 3, 2021 9:00 am
  • December 10, 2021 9:00 am
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Understanding Challenging Behavior Through a Trauma-Informed Lens (webinar)
  • December 8, 2021 4:00 pm
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Building Brains: A Look at the Six Stages of Block Play (webinar)
  • December 9, 2021 4:30 pm
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Connecting the Standards: Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards and Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards (webinar)
  • December 13, 2021 9:00 am
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Book Study: Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma (webinars)
  • December 15, 2021 3:30 pm
  • January 5, 2022 3:30 pm
  • January 19, 2022 3:30 pm
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The World Can be a Scary Place: How to Talk to Your Students (webinar)
  • December 16, 2021 4:30 pm
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Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Classrooms: An Introduction and Overview (webinar)
  • December 17, 2021 9:00 am
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Book Study: Coaching with Powerful Interactions: A Guide for Partnering with Early Childhood Teachers (webinars)
  • January 6, 2022 9:00 am
  • January 20, 2022 9:00 am
  • February 3, 2022 9:00 am
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Trauma-Informed Practices: Practical Applications for Supporting Families at Home (webinar)
  • January 6, 2022 6:00 pm
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High-Quality Inclusive Practices (webinar)
  • January 7, 2022 1:00 pm
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Book Study: Where's the Math? Books, Games, and Routines to Spark Children's Thinking (webinars)
  • January 12, 2022 4:00 pm
  • February 2, 2022 4:00 pm
  • February 23, 2022 4:00 pm
  • March 16, 2022 4:00 pm
  • April 6, 2022 4:00 pm
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Nurturing Your Own Creative Spirit: Strategies and Benefits for Preschool Teachers (webinar)
  • January 13, 2022 4:00 pm
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Paraeducator Series: How Can You Support the Lead Teacher? (webinar)
  • January 20, 2022 3:30 pm
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Paraeducator Series: Problem-Solving Skills for Classroom Conflicts (webinar)
  • January 27, 2022 4:30 pm
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