thread works with early educators across the state to help you achieve professional success.
thread provides training to early educators seeking to improve their knowledge and skills. thread training is:
Accepted by child care licensing towards annual training requirements
Accepted by the Council for Professional Recognition towards the training requirements outlined for earning the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
Accepted for placement on the System for Early Care and Education (SEED) career ladder
thread training is available through:
Traditional classroom delivery at your nearest thread location
Distance delivery on-line
Requesting on-site training for your facility
For more info on thread training options please click here.
thread can provide free support to licensed child care programs upon request. Programs can:
Receive up to ten free hours of consultation annually, additional consultation services beyond the scope of the initial ten free hours can be contracted with thread
Request technical assistance for individual children who have challenging behaviors and/or special needs
Request programmatic support on any area identified for improvement such as assistance with environmental design, curriculum and activity planning, business practices, developing staff training plans, etc.
thread recognizes early educators who have obtained a college/university degree in early childhood and/or the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Click here to see who has achieved success.
thread's many other resources for early educators include:
Our staff! thread's staff is our number one resource. We encourage you to contact any thread staff member at a nearby thread office with questions or concerns.