Lastinger Early Learning Coaching Certification

The Lastinger Early Learning Coaching Certification is the first job-embedded certification of its kind in the nation to develop the skills of early childhood quality improvement specialists.

This program enhances the caliber and impact of support provided to child care centers, family child care homes and school-based early childhood classrooms. Certified early learning coaches are able to facilitate adult learning experiences and create a culture of reflection and experimentation utilizing research-based early learning practices.

Our Early Learning Coaching Certification prepares participants to:

    • Master the fundamentals of coaching that support collaborative learning
    • Support practitioners in goal setting for instructional improvement
    • Use modeling effective practice as a professional development strategy
    • Collect data about early learning programs and instructional practices
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