Engaging Audiences
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An Introduction to Canva
Creating custom graphics and content can be intimidating. We’ll walk you through the process on Canva, a user-friendly and free software that allows you to be your own graphic designer!
BAS Transformative TA Institute: Strategies and Tools for Supporting Providers with The Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS)

This virtual, six-session institute is specifically designed for those in technical assistance (TA) roles, including coaches, mentors, and consultants, who support family child care providers in improving their business and professional practices. The Transformative TA Institute is focused on how to use the Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS) as a tool for providing technical assistance.

Leadership Connections™ National Virtual Conference
Mark your calendars for April 27-29, 2022!
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Learn on Your Time with our eLearning Services
It can be hard to find time to attend professional development events. But what if the opportunities could be with you wherever you are? Check out our eLearning options today to start your learning.
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Spanish-Speaking Assessor & Training Specialist
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Leadership Matters

Strong early childhood leadership positively impacts outcomes for children and families. Very few leaders arrive in their roles with all of the experience, education, or specialized training they need. The McCormick Center has played a critical role in increasing access to professional development and credentials for early childhood leaders. To date, nearly 35,000 early childhood leaders have received professional development through the McCormick Center.

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Leadership Connections National Conference

Leadership Connections™ National Conference is the premier national conference for decision-makers and leaders in early childhood education. Hear stimulating keynote speakers, take part in a public policy forum, attend skill-building sessions, and connect with others like you.

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National Director Credential:

Earn your national director credential online. Aim4Excellence is eligible for college credit, aligns with state professional development credentials, and supports National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) program accreditation.

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Advance Your Career

Advance your career with college credit options available through National Louis University, our parent organization, for the following professional learning experiences:

  • National Director Credential (Aim4Excellence™)
  • Leadership Academies
  • Leadership Connections™ National Conference

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