Professional Learning Opportunities

QSLA Connect continues to add to its on-line training offerings!

  • QSLA Connect offers self-paced, online courses as well as Live, virtual webinars and trainings from QSLA staff and our amazing community partners!  
  • All content is available in English and Spanish.
  • Self-paced courses provide you with greater access to high quality training content when it is most convenient for you!
  • New content will be added each month.  

Click the links below to enroll in our currently available courses!

Self-Paced Courses

Our Most Popular Trainings On Your Schedule!

Building Programs that Reflect Families’ Cultural Diversity

Are you looking for more ways to honor & celebrate families’ cultural diversity? This is the course for you! This QSLA Connect course discusses why it’s important to honor families’ racial, ethnic, and cultural identities, reflect on our program’s approach to interacting with families’ cultural diversity, figure out what culturally inclusive practices our programs can take up!

Supporting Positive Behavior Part 1: Best Practices

91.7% strongly agree that the organization of this course helped make it easy to complete.

Created due to popular demand, this course helps you manage challenging behavior – why it happens, how to handle it, and what best practices can prevent it – all while supporting the child’s wellbeing.

Supporting Positive Behaviors Part 2: Focused Interventions & BONUS! Yoga for Kids!

100% strongly agree they would recommend this course to others they work with.

Is your program struggling to manage challenging behavior? This second webinar will delve into more focused interventions (for when general practices don’t quite cut it), how to collaborate with families around their child’s behavior, and special bonus content: yoga for kids!

Creating More Mindful Family Engagement Practices

"From this course, I have learned that the key to mindfulness is to relax and slow down."

This self-guided course, which is based on Quality Start LA’s January 2020 Family Engagement Tip, will explore mindfulness and the value it brings to our relationships with ourselves and the families we serve.  

 

Creating Early Learning Spaces for All Families

"I have learned diversity can be portrayed through the children's toys such as multicultural play foods and dolls with different ethnicities."

This course helps you explore best practices in creating welcoming environments for all types of families – traditional, non-traditional, and otherwise – all while working with and empowering families’ voices.  

Zoom Basics - Part One

 

Zoom Basics – Part One is the first in a series of Self-Paced courses, meant to familiarize you with the basic functions of Zoom.

Available in English and Spanish

 

NEW Zoom Basics - Part Two

This course is for those already familiar with the basic features of Zoom and looking to learn even more!

Check out our Zoom Basics-Part One self-paced course before this workshop to prepare!

Strengthening Families During Times of Crisis

This self-paced course, based on our May 2020 Family Engagement Tip and live webinar, explores how to use the Strengthening Families framework and the 5 Protective Factors to support families during times of crisis. 

Available in English and Spanish.

 

Hosting Virtual Events for Families

This course helps you explore best practices in creating welcoming environments for all types of families – traditional, non-traditional, and otherwise – all while working with and empowering families’ voices.  

 

Why Quality? A Closer Look at the ECE Competencies

QSLA’s self-paced course, Why Quality?, will help you explore and learn more about each of the twelve California ECE Competencies. Whether you are an experienced early childhood educator or new to the field, this course will provide you with valuable information to guide you on your early education journey, encourage you to reflect on your practices, and help you discover how to more effectively support children and families.

Available in English and Spanish

NEW QSLA Connect Live Training!

Coming Soon!

Need Help Enrolling in our Live Trainings?

 New to QSLA Connect and want to Sign up:

  1. Click this link to sign up
    To access in Spanish, click on the Language button at the bottom left of the webpage.
  2. Next, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a link.  Click on link to go to the QSLA Dashboard.
  3. Click on Catalog and select your desired Instructor Led Course and click Enroll at the top right of the course page.
  4. Look for the desired session date and click Enroll (in the middle of the page)again.  You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail after you’ve successfully enrolled.

Already have a QSLA Connect account:

  1. Click the “Click Here to Enroll” button above to view the course
  2. Log in to your QSLA Connect account
  3. Click Enroll at the top right of the course page
  4. Look for the desired session date and click Enroll (in the middle of the page) again.  You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail after you’ve successfully enrolled.

On the Day of the Course:

  • When it’s the date and time for the course to begin, log in to your QSLA Connect Account,
  • Go to My Courses and Click on the course title. 
  • Click on the Zoom link for the session and get started!

Other Professional Development Opportunities

Trauma Informed Care Series

The Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Training Series for Providers is a series of trainings created for the Los Angeles County Emergency Child Care Bridge Program that are available to all LA County childcare providers, including those who are not actively participating in the Bridge Program.

Child care providers can receive professional development credit for attending these trainings through the ECE Workforce Registry.  The 7 available modules include: 

  • Orientation to the Emergency Child Care Bridge for Foster Children
  • Module 1 – How Trauma Impacts Development, Part 1
  • Module 2 – How Trauma Impacts Development, Part 2
  • Module 3 – Identifying Childhood Trauma
  • Module 4 – Responding to Childhood Trauma, Part 1
  • Module 5 – Responding to Childhood Trauma, Part 2
  • Module 6 – Strengthening Families
  • Module 7 – Self-Care for Providers

Available Live Bridge Trauma Informed Care modules can be accessed via QSLA Connect!

Contact Dylan Ludwick at Dylan.Ludwick@ccala.net or at 323-248-7825 for more information.  

Inclusive ECE: Live and Self-Paced Trainings!

You asked for trainings on Special Needs and Inclusion and we listened! Through our partnership with LACOE, QSLA providers can now access the 14 different Inclusive ECE (IECE) self-paced modules or sign up for upcoming LIVE courses by visiting the IECE website and making an account. 

*NOTE for QSLA Providers:  Please enter the phrase “QSLA Participant” in the comments/questions/special requests box when registering through LACOE’s on-line learning system.  

Upcoming Trainings:

  • Coming soon!

Check the LACOE website regularly for newly added trainings.

Click the image above to download the PDF version with links to each professional development website.

QSLA and QSLA Partner Training Calendar 

Due to health and safety concerns related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), all in-person QSLA and QSLA Partner Professional Development trainings are on-hold.

However, we are offering many on-line webinars and trainings, so make sure to check your e-mail for information about any upcoming training opportunities! 

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July 2022

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  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
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  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
  • TIC – Module Bridge: Orientation to the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children
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  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
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  • TIC – Módulo 1: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 1
  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
  • TIC – Módulo 1: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 1
  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
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  • TIC – Module 1: How Trauma Impacts Development, Part 1
  • TIC – Module Bridge: Orientation to the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children
  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
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  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
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  • TIC – Módulo 1: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 1
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  • TIC – Módulo 2: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 2
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  • TIC – Module Bridge: Orientation to the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children
  • TIC – Módulo 1: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 1
  • TIC – Módulo 2: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 2
  • TIC – Módulo 1: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 1
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  • TIC – Module 2: How Trauma Impacts Development, Part 2
  • TIC – Módulo 1: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 1
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  • TIC – Módulo 2: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 2
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  • TIC – Módulo 2: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 2
  • TIC – Módulo 3: Identificación del Trauma Infantil
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  • TIC – Módulo Bridge: Orientación al Programa de Child Care Bridge de Emergencia para los Niños de Cuidado Temporal
  • TIC – Módulo 2: Cómo el Trauma Afecta el Desarollo Infantil, Parte 2
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How to Register for Trainings 

  • To attend any of the professional development trainings above, you must have an ECE Workforce Registry ID number and register for the training through the method indicated.  If you need an ECE Workforce Registry profile, click this link

If you have questions, please contact us.  We are happy to help! 

 

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