Early Learning Academy

The Early Learning Academy (ELA) provides professional development for preschool teachers; family child care providers; and family, friend, and neighbor caregivers so they may increase the number of children who enter kindergarten with the skills to succeed.  

The ELA is providing:

  • Preschool Curriculum Course: 40 Step Ahead teachers with extensive training and coaching to be fully certified in HighScope, an early childhood curriculum. This training started in December 2013.
  • Training of Trainers for coaches, trainers, and other preschool professionals. This training started January 2014.
  • Family Child Care training for family child care home providers. Training will start in March 2014.

Congratulations to our most recent HighScope Preschool Curriculum Course Graduates

2015 HighScope Graduates