Training and Professional Development

child development and education consulting

Foundations for Families is a nationally recognized resource for child development and education consulting. Our research based training can be immediately implemented in all types of classroom settings.

In the DC metropolitan region, we train teachers, support directors, partner with Head Start/Early Head Start administrators, and work with parent Boards of Directors.

We regularly partner with programs to provide the following types of training:

  • NAEYC and NAC accreditation or reaccreditation support
  • Head Start and Early Head Start consulting and technical assistance
  • Home visiting training and technical assistance
  • Reflective supervision training and support
  • Board of Directors orientation and training
  • Parenting workshops and facilitation
  • Coaching for evolving early childhood education leaders
  • Early childhood programs in crisis or transition

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Supporting teachers and caregivers through high quality professional development opportunities is an essential element in fulfilling our mission. If you have a need outside of the types of training listed here, please contact us.

“Foundations for Families has engaged RIVHSA in the spirit of partnership and has consistently demonstrated its ability to effectively deliver quality training to regional grantees.” ... read more

“I have enjoyed taking this course [CDA training] because it has helped me grow more in the field of early childhood than I can imagine! The instructors were very dedicated to the students ... read more

“Foundations for Families consistently meets and exceeds standards for high quality in early childhood education training. In my experience, the Foundations for Families staff is willing to read more

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