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Intermediate Level Professional Development Opportunities

Intermediate level workshops provide participants with a deeper understanding of content knowledge and strategies for implementation. At this time, the following workshops will be held as virtual workshops using Zoom meeting links. Click on dates for registration links.

These virtual opportunities are offered at no cost for our San Diego County Early Learning and Care providers. SDQPI participants will have priority for registration.

We now have more workshops being presented in Spanish! Scroll down to see the variety of trainings available for our Spanish speaking providers.

For a list of additional trainings being offered through YMCA Childcare Resource Services you can visit their website at YMCA CRS R&R Trainings. Also, check out the California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) calendar of events at Calendar |

Please contact Kelly Slocum at for registration questions.

  • Balancing It All: The Role Of The Administrator (Nov 1)

  • CLASS Making The Most Of Classroom Interactions: Positive Climate (Oct 4)

  • CLASS Making The Most Of Classroom Interactions: Teacher Sensitivity (May 10)

  • CPIN: Responsive Early Education for Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness (Oct 5, Feb 16)

  • Cultivating Leadership (Jan 19, Apr 14)

  • DRDP Online (Oct 23, April 4)

  • Intentional Planning and Teaching (Jan 14)

  • Optimizing Children’s Learning Through Free Play: ECERS (Feb 9)

  • Optimizing Children’s Learning Through Free Play: ITERS AND FCCERS (Nov 17, Mar 22)

  • Role of the Administrator: Implementation of the Teaching Pyramid Framework (Dec 15, Jan 28)

  • Strengthening Families Framework for Administrators (Oct 26, Feb 25)

  • Strengthening Families Framework-Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development Protective Factor (Nov 29, Feb 1)

  • Strengthening Families Framework-Parental Resilience Protective Factor (Dec 16, Mar 15)

  • Strengthening Families Framework- Social Connections Protective Factor (Feb 10)

  • Strengthening Families Framework- Social Emotional Competence Protective Factor (Nov 10, Jan 25)

  • Strenthening Families Framework-Concrete Support In Times Of Need Protective Factor (Nov 3Mar 1)

  • Teaching Pyramid Infant/Toddler Module 2   3-part series (3-day event begins Oct 6, 3-day event begins Feb 3)**

  • Teaching Pyramid PreK Module 2   3-part series (3-part series begins Oct 14, 2-day event begins March 17)**

  • Thinking Beyond Me: Why Children Need Social and Emotional Skills (Jan 12)

  • Trauma Responsive: Recognizing and Responding (Feb 11, May 5)

  • Trauma Responsive: Shifting Our Lens (Dec 13Apr 28)

Presentaciones de talleres de español

  • CLASS Aprovecha al máximo las interacciones en el aula: clima positivo (Dec 7

  • CLASS Aprovecha al máximo las interacciones en el aula: consideración por las perspectivas de los estudiantes (Nov 2

  • CLASS Aprovechando al máximo las interacciones en el aula: sensibilidad del maestro (Oct 7

  • CPIN: Lenguaje y alfabetización: Lectura Dialógica (Dec 3, Feb 22, Mar 19)

  • Cultivando Liderazgo (Nov 20, Feb 17

**Teaching Pyramid trainings are only available to SDQPI participants whose organization is currently implementing the Teaching Pyramid Framework and require specialized access codes and training binder to register for each module, access codes can be obtained from your SDQPI Support Coach. TP modules must be taken in numerical order.

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