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 early childhood education leaders
  • Early childhood programs in crisis or transition

Find Training and Professional Development

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.

FFF has consistently received high performance evaluations for their sessions to audiences which included Executive Directors, Fiscal Officers, Human Resource Managers, Head Start Directors and Governing Board Members.

Myra Ingra

Executive Director, Region IV Head Start Association

The trainings Foundations for Families provided in governance and fiscal were top notch as well. Their grant writing skills and insights into how to advance our program design and scope for Round 2 were outstanding.

Julia-Ellen Davis

Interim Director, South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness

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 go above and beyond to make sure that our training needs are met.

Jane Banister

Director, Hoya Kids Learning Center

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