EarlyEdU Alliance®: New Memberships Available
Our members reflect a diverse community of higher education, government, tribal, nonprofit, and philanthropic stakeholders dedicated to strengthening the nation’s early care and education workforce. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the membership process.
Membership is free for any professional in the field of early learning affiliated with a nonprofit institution of higher education, community organization, or governmental agency.
Competency-based educator development teaching resources
Practical resources (e.g., tip sheets, rubrics, newsletter) to support in-person and online teaching and learning using the pedagogical strategies of video analysis, formative feedback, and collaborative learning
For use in your courses and professional development activities
Getting Started with EarlyEdU
A brief self-paced online guide to understanding EarlyEdU basics and how to access available resources (Enrollment is automatic upon member registration and establishes your EarlyEdU Canvas credentials)
EarlyEdU Approach Course
A 2–4 hour self-paced course describing the foundations of the competency-based EarlyEdU approach and providing practice using the pedagogical strategies of video analysis, formative feedback, and collaborative learning (this short course is a prerequisite for ordering EarlyEdU courses)
EarlyEdU Teaching Online Course
A 4–8 hour self-paced course offering tools and skills to complement your use of the EarlyEdU online courses and the general practice of online teaching
Additional Benefits for Members Affiliated with an Institution of Higher Education
EarlyEdU Coaching Companion
All EarlyEdU online courses include embedded Coaching Companion assignments for ease of use. As of spring 2021, current Coaching Companion users may continue to use the tool with their own coursework. If you are affiliated with an Early Childhood program at an Institution of Higher Education and are interested in using the Coaching Companion with your coursework, please contact email@example.com.
Additional Resources Available to Members
Stakeholder Packages for state agencies or other nonprofits serving the early childhood workforce. We offer customized training to support the system-wide implementation of competency-based educator development and technical assistance. This will include supporting partnerships with higher education and using EarlyEdU courses to build pathways into and through higher education for the early childhood workforce. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for customized training pricing.