Directors & Administrators
The Institute is committed to promoting and supporting professional development for North Carolina early educators working with and on the behalf of children birth through age twelve. Below are numerous resources and tools for program administrators working in the field to support professional growth and learning. Additional information is available throughout our website for all who work in the field. If you have suggestions for additional content to add to the website or should you have questions, please email Debra Torrence at email@example.com.
Accreditation Scholarships - NAEYC Child Care Program Accreditation Scholarships are available. Click here.
Financial aid for early educators seeking college courses is available through a variety of sources. Click here to learn more.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
CEUs Facts & Tips
Financial Aid for CEUs
Great Early Childhood Teachers
North Carolina is home to over 40,000 early childhood teachers. Great early childhood teachers work all across our state with more than 200,000 children in early care and school age settings.
Workforce supports including scholarships, salary supplements, on-site technical assistance and quality improvement efforts supported by Smart Start and state resources increase the potential that children will benefit from a great teacher.
Great early childhood teachers yield great returns.
Supporting Great Teachers in NC – Great early childhood teachers are in your program. Print, post, email, copy and share this brochure with programs and parents!
Professional Development Options
Credit & CEU Opportunities
Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP)
NC Prekindergarten Teacher Professional Development Plan
NC Public School Teacher Professional Development Plan
Career Planning Tools
Self Assessment for Administrators of Child Care Programs