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Foundations for RI Early Learning and Development
Individuals new to RIELS/RIELDS or Early Childhood; Teacher Assistants; Teachers; Administrators; other Early Childhood Professionals
Foundations for RI Early Learning and Development Standards
Participants in this eighteen hour, six session training will develop an understanding of the RIELDS nine domains of learning; begin to develop an understanding of key components of child development, 0-5 that influence practice; recognize how families are partners in their child’s growth and development; and understand the relationship of responsive caregiving and curriculum and the importance of each to the growth of young children.
This course is intended for individuals new to RIELS/RIELDS or Early Childhood, Teacher Assistants, Teachers, Administrators and other Early Childhood Professionals.
It is a pre-requisite for other RIELDS courses (except for those holding a current RIELS certificate).
Upon successful completion of the six session training, participants receive a Certificate of Achievement from the RI Department of Education and eighteen hours of RIDE professional development credits.
URI Providence, 255 Westminster St. Providence
Gloria Linakis ph: 222-2118 email:
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