Early Childhood Education

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate Program – Ongoing

    This program is designed for working professionals.  All courses are online and field experiences can be completed in your own classroom or workplace.  Participants finish the program over the course of one calendar year. 

    Trainer of Trainers Cultural Proficiency – Equity Learning Walks and Cultural Proficiency Plan Development – October 4, 2016

    The Marin County Office of Education presents Dr. Nancy Dome, who will discuss The Cultural Proficiency Trainer of Trainers and will focus on culturally responsive practice through critical race theory and practice, using data to inform practice, equity learning walks and culturally proficient action plan.

    California Transitional Kindergarten Professional Learning (TK PL)

    With a new CDE grant to training transitional kindergarten teachers statewide, the Early Childhood Education Department of the Marin County Office of Education in partnership with the California Preschool Instructional Network, is offering 10 evening workshops focused on developmentally appropriate tools and strategies to design TK curriculum.  Each module is specific to transitional kindergarten based on the CA Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Frameworks (a.k.a. standards).

    If a TK teacher applies for the California Transitional Kindergarten stipend Program (CTKS) by September 30, 2016, he/she will be eligible to receive a $100 stipend for each workshop attended.  The CTKS program will also reimburse for approved materials and resources.