News

January 6, 2022

ELRC Region 5: Ask the Coaches (Program Observation Instruments and the Self-Assessment)

Join ELRC Region 5 on January 6 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for their online discussion, “ELRC Region 5: Ask the Coaches (Program Observation Instruments and the Self-Assessment).”

Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 Quality Coaches will host two discussions on January 6 for Allegheny County early learning program and child care owners, directors, and administrative staff to learn about different types of program assessments. Coaches will describe the importance of self-assessing programs with approved program observation instruments and how to score and best use these types of assessments. Participants will have the opportunity to connect and network with fellow colleagues and peers.

 Registration is required. One PQAS credit hour will be available.

Registration

To receive credit, participants must complete the PD Registry Credit Request Form (in addition to the registration form). If you have any questions, please contact Holly Cessna at holly.elrc5@alleghenycounty.us or 412-812-1544. Questions about receiving credit should be directed to Allison Hritz at allison@tryingtogether.org.

News

ELRC Region 5: Ask the Coaches (Program Observation Instruments and the Self-Assessment)

Join ELRC Region 5 on January 6 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for their online discussion, “ELRC Region 5: Ask the Coaches (Program Observation Instruments and the Self-Assessment).”

Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 Quality Coaches will host two discussions on January 6 for Allegheny County early learning program and child care owners, directors, and administrative staff to learn about different types of program assessments. Coaches will describe the importance of self-assessing programs with approved program observation instruments and how to score and best use these types of assessments. Participants will have the opportunity to connect and network with fellow colleagues and peers.

 Registration is required. One PQAS credit hour will be available.

Registration

To receive credit, participants must complete the PD Registry Credit Request Form (in addition to the registration form). If you have any questions, please contact Holly Cessna at holly.elrc5@alleghenycounty.us or 412-812-1544. Questions about receiving credit should be directed to Allison Hritz at allison@tryingtogether.org.

News

December 2, 2021

Ask the Coaches: Early Childhood Interactions

Want to learn more about early childhood interactions in and out of the classroom? Join ELRC Region 5 on December 2 for their Ask the Coaches discussions.

Ask the Coaches

ELRC Region 5 Quality Coaches will host two discussions on December 2 for Allegheny County early learning program and child care owners, directors, and administrative staff to engage in conversation on how to support the various types of interactions that take place in early childhood settings. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the field on their experiences with interactions in their programs between children, educators, and families.
Registration is required. One PQAS credit hour will be available.

Registration

STEP 1: Register

To register, complete one of the online registration forms below by November 3 at 11:55 p.m. Please have your PD Registry Number available (if any).

STEP 2: Request Credit

To receive one hour of PQAS credit, you must also complete a PD Registry Credit Request Form.

Course Details

    • Topic: Onsite Designation Visits and Paperwork Renewals
    • Instructors: Elizabeth Foreman, Andrea Gardner, and Katie Streiff
    • Core Knowledge Area:  Family, Schools, Community Collaborations, and Partnerships

More Information

For questions about the session or credit, contact Allison Hritz at allison@tryingtogether.org. To view more events, check out our Events Calendar.

News

Ask the Coaches: Early Childhood Interactions

Want to learn more about early childhood interactions in and out of the classroom? Join ELRC Region 5 on December 2 for their Ask the Coaches discussions.

Ask the Coaches

ELRC Region 5 Quality Coaches will host two discussions on December 2 for Allegheny County early learning program and child care owners, directors, and administrative staff to engage in conversation on how to support the various types of interactions that take place in early childhood settings. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the field on their experiences with interactions in their programs between children, educators, and families.
Registration is required. One PQAS credit hour will be available.

Registration

STEP 1: Register

To register, complete one of the online registration forms below by November 3 at 11:55 p.m. Please have your PD Registry Number available (if any).

STEP 2: Request Credit

To receive one hour of PQAS credit, you must also complete a PD Registry Credit Request Form.

Course Details

    • Topic: Onsite Designation Visits and Paperwork Renewals
    • Instructors: Elizabeth Foreman, Andrea Gardner, and Katie Streiff
    • Core Knowledge Area:  Family, Schools, Community Collaborations, and Partnerships

More Information

For questions about the session or credit, contact Allison Hritz at allison@tryingtogether.org. To view more events, check out our Events Calendar.

News

February 18, 2021

Virtual Community of Practice Meetings

Are you interested in discussing topics of interest and current trends with fellow professionals in the early childhood field? Join Early Learning Resource Center Region 5 for their virtual Community of Practice sessions!

About

Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 offers Communities of Practice (COP) for early learning professionals to discuss topics of interest, current trends in the field, and offer insight and inspiration to one another. In February, the COP virtual sessions will give providers the opportunity to discuss their health and safety successes, needs, and questions. Participants will be given the most current health and safety updates, information, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Available Sessions

More Information

For questions, contact elrc5@alleghenycounty.us or 412.350.3577.

Share this flyer with your network.

News

Virtual Community of Practice Meetings

Are you interested in discussing topics of interest and current trends with fellow professionals in the early childhood field? Join Early Learning Resource Center Region 5 for their virtual Community of Practice sessions!

About

Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 offers Communities of Practice (COP) for early learning professionals to discuss topics of interest, current trends in the field, and offer insight and inspiration to one another. In February, the COP virtual sessions will give providers the opportunity to discuss their health and safety successes, needs, and questions. Participants will be given the most current health and safety updates, information, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Available Sessions

More Information

For questions, contact elrc5@alleghenycounty.us or 412.350.3577.

Share this flyer with your network.

News

February 13, 2021

Virtual Community of Practice Meetings

Are you interested in discussing topics of interest and current trends with fellow professionals in the early childhood field? Join Early Learning Resource Center Region 5 for their virtual Community of Practice sessions!

About

Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 offers Communities of Practice (COP) for early learning professionals to discuss topics of interest, current trends in the field, and offer insight and inspiration to one another. In February, the COP virtual sessions will give providers the opportunity to discuss their health and safety successes, needs, and questions. Participants will be given the most current health and safety updates, information, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Available Sessions

More Information

For questions, contact elrc5@alleghenycounty.us or 412.350.3577.

Share this flyer with your network.

News

January 22, 2021

Q&A: Child Care COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Award

ELRC Region 5 will host Q&A sessions to help child care providers through the Child Care COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Award application process. Sessions will be held at various times from January 13 to January 22, 2021.

About

Child care providers can now apply for a $600 Pandemic Relief Award on behalf of their eligible child care employees and child care support employees currently working directly with children as of January 1, 2021, and working a minimum of 20 paid hours a week. Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 will host Q&A sessions to help providers through the application process.

To learn more about the Child Care COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Award, read our news post.

Session Dates

More Information

For questions, contact ELRC Region 5 at 1.888.340.3572 or elrc5@alleghenycounty.us.

Share this flyer with your network.

News

January 21, 2021

Q&A: Child Care COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Award

ELRC Region 5 will host Q&A sessions to help child care providers through the Child Care COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Award application process. Sessions will be held at various times from January 13 to January 22, 2021.

About

Child care providers can now apply for a $600 Pandemic Relief Award on behalf of their eligible child care employees and child care support employees currently working directly with children as of January 1, 2021, and working a minimum of 20 paid hours a week. Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 will host Q&A sessions to help providers through the application process.

To learn more about the Child Care COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Award, read our news post.

Session Dates

More Information

For questions, contact ELRC Region 5 at 1.888.340.3572 or elrc5@alleghenycounty.us.

Share this flyer with your network.

News

Virtual Community of Practice Meetings

Are you interested in discussing topics of interest and current trends with fellow professionals in the early childhood field? Join Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 for their virtual Community of Practice sessions!

About

ELRC Region 5 offers Communities of Practice (COP) for early learning professionals to discuss topics of interest, current trends in the field, and offer insight and inspiration to one another. In January, the COP virtual sessions will give providers the opportunity to discuss their school-age care program successes, needs, and questions. Participants will be given the most current school-age care updates, information, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Available Sessions

    • Saturday, January 9, 2021: School Age Child Care Check-In
      10 a.m.  |  Zoom Meetings  |  Attend the Session

More Information

For questions, contact elrc5@alleghenycounty.us or 412.350.3577.

Share this flyer with your network.