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NEW! Early Start Institute At-a-Glance

Registration for Early Start Online Fall 2017 session opened this week--are you ready? Check out this new resource that puts all the information you need to register for Early Start Online at your fingertips! On the front, you'll find the 2017-2018 training schedule, including online courses and in-person training opportunities; on the back, descriptions of the different courses and events. Print one copy for yourself, and forward to a friend or colleague who might be interested in the Early Start Institute! The Institute is open to all Early Start service providers, service coordinators, managers, supervisors, and family support personnel.

NOTE: This Early Start Institute at a Glance document is no longer current. Please visit the training tab above for more current information.

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Registration is now open for Early Start Online's Winter 2017 session. Click here to register! Registration will be open from Monday, November 28th through Friday, December 30th, 2016. 

Winter Session

Begins:  January 9, 2017
Ends:  March 17, 2017

Courses available:
  • Foundations II: Working through the IFSP Process  
  • Foundations III: Partnering for Effective Service Delivery
  • Skill Base: Facilitating Sensory Processing Development
  • Skill Base: Facilitating Cognitive Development (NEW)
Registration deadline: December 30, 2016 
Cost: No fees required

Click here to download the syllabus and course schedule.
Click here to download the new 2016/17 catalogue.

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Learning more about social and emotional development just got easier! In addition to the regular schedule of Foundations and Skill Base courses, Early Start Online will also offer Skill Base: Facilitating Social and Emotional Development as an open access course. This means that early intervention personnel can access the same great content as the facilitated Skill Base course, at their own pace and on their own timeline, without assignments or facilitation.

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How is this different than the Early Start Online facilitated Skill Base course? The open access course features the same essential content as the traditional Early Start Online course, without participant and facilitator support, networking and interaction. This is a self-guided course that you can take at your own pace. There are no assignments or timelines. And there are no discussion forums, facilitation, reminders or reflective communications. It is strictly content! While you are on your own in completing the course, Early S

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