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Regional Professional Development Institutes

Looking for convenient and cost-effective training options? Look no further than ZERO TO THREE. We offer official training on many of our most popular curricula in convenient locations around the country (and around the world).

Continuing Education credits (CEs) are available for ZERO TO THREE training programs.

ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™

Faculty Institute: Critical Competencies

This two-day Institute provides a deep dive into the ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™. Participants will reflect on their current beliefs, knowledge, and practice guided by the Critical Competencies; identify, analyze, and begin applying understanding of the Critical Competencies that support social-emotional development in children and related instructional practices; and begin integrating the Critical Competencies model and resources into current and proposed courses and programs of study.

Upcoming Offerings

Two-Day Faculty Institute: Critical Competencies

When: June 24-25, 2020
Where: Erikson Institute, Chicago, IL
Fees: Early bird (ends May 25) = $599 USD | Regular (May 26-June 17) = $699 USD

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Critical Competencies Coaching Program

The ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Coaching Program supports and enriches coaches’ knowledge of and capacity to integrate the ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators into their direct practice with early childhood educators and program leaders. ZERO TO THREE Expert Faculty will guide a cohort of up to 30 coaches (or other TA providers, or program leaders responsible for coaching) through a program which equips them with strategies and resources to help their coachees reflect on, practice, and advance the Critical Competencies.

The program includes five components with a robust suite of e-resources:

  1. ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators Online Course (13 modules).
  2. Cohort introductory web meeting (90 minutes).
  3. ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators Regional Institute: 2-Day Training for Coaches.
  4. Cohort wrap-up web meeting (90 minutes)
  5. Additional coaching support (faculty virtual office hours, and online coaches and adult educator communities)

Upcoming Offerings

Critical Competencies Coaching Program

When:

  1. The Online Course begins 4/20/2020 and must be completed by 5/13/2020
  2. Introductory web meeting will be hosted on 5/14/2020
  3. 2-Day In-Person Training for Coaches: July 14-15, 2020
    Where: ZERO TO THREE Main Office, Washington, DC
  4. Wrap up meeting will be hosted on 8/11/2020
  5. Office hours will be held on 9/8/2020

Fees: Early bird (ends March 21) = $1299 USD | Regular (March 22-April 19) = $1499 USD

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We Make Critical Connections: Infants, Toddlers, and Educators

Built on the Critical Competencies, this one-day overview is designed to inspire and inform early childhood professionals. Learners will identify the competencies that educators can implement in their moment-to-moment interactions to support healthy development and learning. This professional learning experience encourages educators and those who support them to see themselves as vital to promoting the healthy development and learning of babies and toddlers.

Upcoming Offerings

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Official DC:0-5™ Training

Official DC:0-5™ training, delivered by ZERO TO THREE expert faculty, is designed for mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and early intervention specialists whose work with infants, young children, and their families, involves diagnostic formulation and treatment.

Sessions fill up quickly, so make plans today.

Upcoming Offerings

Certified DC:0-5 Training-of-Trainers in Australia

When: June 5-6, 2020*
Preceding the 2020 WAIMH World Congress
Where: Rydges South Bank Hotel, South Brisbane
Fees: Early bird (ends March 16) = $499 USD | Regular (March 17-April 30) = $549 USD
Trainer: Kathy Mulrooney

*Application deadline for Early-bird Pricing: January 31.
*Application deadline for Regular Pricing: March 16.

Certified DC:0-5 Training-of-Trainers in Michigan

When: June 17-18, 2020
Where: Agroliquid Conference Center, St. Johns, MI

How to Register

To register, you must first complete the ZERO TO THREE Certified Trainer: DC:0-5™ provisional certification application through the Learning Center:

  1. Log in/create an account on the ZERO TO THREE Learning Center.
  2. Select Apply/Renew under Trainer Certifications on your profile page.
  3. Click “Apply for ZERO TO THREE Certified Trainer: DC:0-5™.”

You are encouraged to download the Trainer Certification Overview: DC:0-5™ to help you confirm you meet the provisional certification criteria, and are ready to provide documentation of meeting it. You will receive application status updates from the Learning Center; approved applicants will be notified of upcoming DC:0-5™ Training-of-Trainers events, with a direct link for registration.

The Growing Brain Training-of-Trainers

This innovative training curriculum focuses on giving trainers evidence-informed strategies with which to prepare early childhood providers for their vital role in building healthy brains. The curriculum fills a unique niche by providing a comprehensive understanding of how the brain develops, along with ways the provider can encourage healthy brain development in children from birth to 5 years old. Find out more.

Upcoming Offerings

The Growing Brain ToT

When: March 3-4, 2020
Where: Southwest Human Development, Phoenix, AZ
Fees: Early bird (ends February 4) = $499 USD | Regular (February 5-February 25) = $549 USD
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The Growing Brain ToT

When: May 5-6, 2020
Where: The Family Conservancy, Kansas City, KS
Fees: Early bird (ends April 6) = $499 USD | Regular (April 7-April 28) = $549 USD
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The Growing Brain ToT

When: August 11-12, 2020
Where: ZERO TO THREE Main Office, Washington, DC
Fees: Early bird (ends July 12) = $499 USD | Regular (July 13-August 4) = $549 USD
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The Growing Brain ToT

When: October 6-7, 2020*
Preceding the ZERO TO THREE Annual Conference
Where: Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Fees: Early bird (ends September 7) = $499 USD | Regular (September 8-September 29) = $549 USD
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ZERO TO THREE Trainer Certification

Attend any Growing Brain training and become a ZERO TO THREE Certified Trainer! You are encouraged to download the Trainer Certification Overview: The Growing Brain to help you confirm you meet the provisional certification criteria, and are ready to provide documentation of meeting it.

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