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Training CalendarWelcome to the Training Calendar! Here you will find information and links to professional development opportunities offered by the VEIPD Center as well as those offered by other organizations within and outside of Virginia. Professional development activities listed here include workshops, conferences, webinars, online courses, and other events.


Be sure to visit the TIPS (Training Information for Provider Success) Calendar to search for
early childhood professional development opportunities in Virginia and Washington D.C.

Upcoming VEIPD Events

Talks on Tuesdays | Professional Development Webinars | Workshops | Kaleidoscope Service Coordination Training



Talks on Tuesdays Webinar Series

February Talks on Tuesdays Webinar

Title: CDC's New Milestone Tracker: There's an App for That! Now How Can I Use it?!

Presenters: Deana M. Buck, M.Ed., Jackie Robinson Brock, M.S.W., Courtney Pugh, B.S., Pam Booker, M.Ed., and Telisha Woodfin

Date: February 6, 2018

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m. EST


Description: Looking for tools to help with child find and to connect with families about developmental milestones?  Join Virginia's Act Early Ambassador, Deana Buck, to learn more about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s FREE, new Milestone Tracker app. During this webinar participants will learn more about the app's unique features, receive tips on how to use the app to boost family engagement around developmental monitoring and screening, and get ideas for how to help promote the app in their communities.  A panel of "early adopters" will share their experiences with using the app, and then we will all brainstorm ways to use this tool in our work in early intervention to engage parents and other care providers.



Professional Development Webinars


Check back for future workshops



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Kaleidoscope Service Coordination Training


Kaleidoscope, New Perspectives in Service Coordination is an introductory level training program for new early intervention (EI) service coordinators. The training program includes completion of three components:

  • The Many Facets of Service Coordination online module
  • Kaleidoscope Training – one face-to-face training day
  • Kaleidoscope Community of Practice – four monthly web-based meetings with the cohort who attended the training day to support implementation of the concepts learned from the module and training

For more information about this training program, click here.


NOTE: The next Kaleidoscope training will be held Spring 2018. Check back for updates.


As a reminder, this is for any service coordinator who has NOT attended Kaleidoscope in the past. 

Veteran service coordinators who may be interested in a refresher will be invited to future Kaleidoscope trainings. 


Other Upcoming Events

Please note that any shared professional development activity requires each practitioner to ascertain relevance to his/her work. No endorsement of any activity not offered through the state Part C early intervention office should be assumed.


Workshops and Webinars | Events | Conferences | Online Learning Opportunities


Workshops and Webinars




Check back for future events





Online Learning Opportunities

For additional opportunities on specific early intervention topics, visit the Early Intervention Topics and Trends pages.


Building the Legacy for our Youngest Children with Disabilities:
A Training Curriculum on IDEA 2004’s Part C

(external website)
NICHCY Center for Parent Information and Resources        

Center for Early Education and Development (CEED) (external website)
University of Minnesota
CEED offers a variety of online courses for continuing education and academic credit. Online course topics include mental health, movement, prematurity, relationship-based teaching, and working with parents.

CONNECT Online Courses (external website)
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Visit this site for modules on topics including inclusion, collaboration, family partnership,
and more. CEUs are available for completing these modules.

DEC Learning Decks (external website)
Division for Early Childhood (DEC)
Learning decks are professional development webinars for those who work with, or on behalf of, young children with special needs. Members of DEC and nonmembers can access learning decks for a fee.

Early Childhood Investigations – Webinars (external website)
Engagement Strategies, LLC
Visit this site for free online professional development that explores critical topics and 
offers new ideas and insights to early childhood education professionals.

Early Impact Virginia (external website)
Visit this site for classroom and online professional development opportunities for Virginia home visitors.

Family Implemented TEACCH for Toddlers
Are you an early intervention provider who would like to learn more about using FITT with your families and their young children on the autism spectrum?
Try out our new award-winning* FITT module that will allow you to learn more about the FITT process and FITT strategies through simulated home visits and interactive activities.

The Greenspan Floortime Basics (external website, must register as a parent for more information)
Lectures by Dr. Greenspan

Topics include:

  • Overview of Greenspan Floortime 

  • It's Goals

  • Individual Differences

  • Regulatory Problems

  • How to do Greenspan Floortime at home

  • Example of a 3-year old with speech problems

  • Example of a 22-month old with problems in engaging

Professional-Development-to-Go (external website)
Head Start
Visit this site for ready-to-use professional development resources related to program management, early childhood education, domains of early learning, family and community partnerships, and health.

RPMs-Early Childhood Recommended Practices Modules (external website)
Early Childhood Recommended Practice Modules are developed for early care and education, early intervention, and early childhood special education faculty and professional development providers to use within their coursework and trainings. These modules are designed to support the implementation of the Division of Early Childhood Recommended Practices.  Specifically, there are modules to support the use of all 8 of the DEC Recommended Practice topic areas.

Square One (external website)
A Division of the VA Business Coalition on Health (VBCH)
Square One provides professional development training to those who work with children ages 0-8 and their families. Visit this site for free online courses and audio/web conferences.

The Virtual Lab School (external website)
The Virtual Lab School is a professional development and resource system created by experts at Ohio State University, intending to address a critical need for an easy to navigate online system that empowers professionals to build their knowledge and skills around research-based practices in child development! Infant, toddler, preschool, and coach materials!

Consider also checking out online universities that offer asynchronous (learning on your own time),
synchronous (learning with a group at designated times) or a combination of course work.
Options may include:
Walden University, University of Phoenix, and Capella University



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