October 26, 2021

Using Digital Media Resources with Early Learners

Join Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on October 26, 2021, for a virtual professional development event, “Using Digital Media Resources with Early Learners.” Individuals may register online.

Additional Information

Understand information on how to incorporate technology into existing practices or curriculum. With intentional use and guidance, technology can improve cognitive, social and literacy outcomes for children. This presentation will share current research and suggestions for best practices from childhood experts while sharing suggested activities and apps designed best for joint media engagement.

This virtual workshop will be hosted on Zoom. Attendees will receive 1 hour of PQAS credit.


June 3, 2021

Sensory Strategies for Early Learners

Join the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to learn about the most common developmental delays in children, aged birth through five years.

This session will share strategies for supporting children with developmental delays. Presenters will identify activities, strategies, and Library resources that can generate positive sensory experiences for all young children. This virtual workshop will be hosted on Zoom. Attendees will receive 2 hours of PQAS credit.

Register on the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh website.


December 16, 2020

Fishing for a Positive Work Environment

Are you interested in learning how to create a positive work environment? Join Trying Together on Wednesday, December 16 for our online course, “FISH philosophy: Fishing for a positive work environment!


During this course, Leadership Development Strategist Allison Robinson will discuss the four principles of the FISH philosophy and assist participants in considering how each principle can become daily practice. These four concepts will help participants create and maintain a working environment that is energizing, fun, and that allows each member of the team to feel important.

Session Details

    • Session Date: Wednesday, December 16  |  1 – 3 p.m.
    • Instructor: Allison Robinson
    • CKC: Professional and Leadership
    • CDA Subject Area: Maintaining Professionalism
    • Registration Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020


To register, visit the PD Registry page. Space is limited. Participants will receive the course Zoom link via email within 24 hours before the start date for the course. PQAS credit is available.

If you do not have a PD Registry account, please complete this online form to create one. If you are unable to create an account, please contact for more information.

More Information

For questions or more information, please contact Jasmine Davis at


January 9, 2018

Request for Professional Services

Trying Together delivers custom professional growth services and public courses to early childhood professionals in home, center, and school-based settings.

Custom Professional Development

Custom professional development can be created to target individual/group goals, interests, and needs. In-person professional services are suspended until October 2021. At this time, only virtual and online sessions are available. In-person and virtual opportunities will be available in October.

Submit a Request

To request custom pd, complete the form below. Requests must be submitted at least one month before your preferred start date. For questions, email Allison Hritz at