Professional Development

CCR&R
Jennifer Gioia

Save the Date and Register for the ASK 2022 Conference!

Save the date for the 2022 ASK Conference, three days of virtual professional development for early educators! Saturday, February 19, Monday, February 21 and Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Registration opens in October. Mark your calendars now!

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Lorrie and Kayla in virtual meeting
Infant-Toddlers
Jennifer Gioia

The Importance of Coaching TAs with the ITITA Model Pilot Project

Infant-Toddler Technical Assistant (TA) Specialists Lori Looper and Kayla Absher speak about the importance of a technical assistant having a coach, how the intensive weekly TA of the ITITA Model Pilot project has made a difference, how professional development has helped them as TAs and what’s been most impactful for the teachers and directors they serve for this project.

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LaTida Adams headshot
Professional Development
Jennifer Gioia

T.E.A.C.H.: A Brilliant Journey to A Brilliant Beginning

It’s no surprise that LaTida Adams has been the director of A Brilliant Beginning Daycare in Durham, N.C., for 22 years. Her journey in the early child care field started when she was in the sixth grade and wrote in her journal, “I’m going to own my own daycare.” What she might not have anticipated was the path she would take to get there.

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