Resources for Leaders

Quick tips and resources to help you design effective professional development (PD) using the ECE Resource Hub

What's on the Hub?

As part of our Early Childhood Education Resource Hub, we’ve curated high-quality resources with a special emphasis on social-emotional skills and promoting equitable opportunities for every child. 

View our short video tutorial to learn more about what’s available and how you can plan for and implement great PD.

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How Can I Use the Hub?

Looking for guidance on selecting content from the ECE Resource Hub? Want help identifying effective practices to use for your group professional development sessions?

Check out this leaders’ guide to the ECE Resource Hub for ideas and resources!


The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tool

Researchers at the University of Virginia’s Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education’s Early Childhood Office, have developed a framework and process to guide equity improvements to early childhood resources.

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A Focus on Social-Emotional Skills

Each month, we feature activities and resources to support core skills that are critical for young children's development
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Fostering Core Skills

We provide educational and PD resources focused on the core skills young children are developing, from birth to five.

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Evidence-Based Strategies

Build your PD experiences around evidence-based strategies. We cover over 25 strategies designed for the early childhood classroom.

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Build Your School Library

Find books and lessons plans that support children’s social-emotional and self-regulation growth.