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Professional Development

The Institute Dedicated to Your Professional Growth

The ELCHC Institute for Early Childhood Professionals (IECP) offers early care and education professionals – like you – a variety of opportunities to enhance the impact you’re making in the lives of our community’s children. 

We’re dedicated to your professional growth and provide an array of resources and services focused on helping you enrich your skills, chart a successful career path and ultimately improve the quality of care delivered in early childhood programs.

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Why Take a Professional Development Class from the Institute?

The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County’s professional development institute trainings are developed to the highest standards possible, International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), ensuring that you have all that you need to be the best to help you as an early learning educator.

Why IACET Accreditation Matters

IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. In addition, IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

What are the benefits of an Institute for Early Childhood Professionals (IECP)?

For $25 annual membership dues you receive:

  • 25% discount on ELCHC Provided Trainings
  • Professional Network Qualification for CDA renewals
  • Digital content uploaded quarterly (templates and classroom activities)
  • Special giveaways and raffles
  • Discounts for the annual conference and special events
  • Conference Scholarships throughout the year
  • Notary Services

What’s New in ELCHC Professional Development

Invest in yourself by taking an ICET accredited course with many classes offering an achievement bonus.

Past Training Highlights

Business Leadership Training Cohorts 1 and 2 This series of powerful business and leadership development workshops focuses on the “business of your childcare business”. The operating environment that you face as an early learning childcare entrepreneur, operator, or educator is challenging and never more so than during the current economic disruption as result of COVID.

Past Training Highlights

Business Leadership Training Cohorts 1 and 2

This series of powerful business and leadership development workshops focuses on the “business of your childcare business”. The operating environment that you face as an early learning childcare entrepreneur, operator, or educator is challenging and never more so than during the current economic disruption as result of COVID.

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