# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services II Task 331413358

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Participate in opportunities for professional development.

Definition

Participation should include
  • continuing postsecondary education and training
  • attending staff training opportunities
  • attending professional development opportunities
  • mentoring and coaching on-site (e.g., in a high school program).

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What continuing education is required for licensing?
  • Besides early childhood education, what other occupations exist within the childcare industry? What education is needed for them?
Communication
  • What steps should be taken to participate in continuing education and training?
  • What are the benefits of completing continuing education and training?
  • What are the consequences of not completing continuing education and training?
Leadership
  • What are the basic criteria for meeting the state standards regarding continuing education and training?
  • What circumstances led to the establishment of continuing education and training requirements for early childhood professionals?
Management
  • What factors should be considered when selecting continuing education and training opportunities?
  • What steps should be taken to develop a plan for keeping and maintaining records of continuing education and training completed?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Power of One: A Better You

 

Power of One: Family Ties

 

Power of One: Take the Lead

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

Job Interview

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4.6.1

Explore opportunities for continuing training and education.