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CPIN Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum is a series of online, fee-based, facilitated courses available to teachers, leaders, administrators, and coaches to enhance knowledge of the preschool learning foundations and curriculum framework. The courses are designed for individuals who have demonstrated a base-level knowledge of the foundations and framework. In-depth coursework provides information and experiences that enable early childhood educators (ECE) and transitional kindergarten (TK) teachers, leaders, administrators, coaches, and professional learning specialists to seamlessly implement resources available to the early childhood workforce.

Discover how the preschool learning foundations and curriculum framework are based in research and connect to all other evidenced-based resources including curriculum, assessment, and other teacher tools. The Core Curriculum series
• Runs annually over a 14-16-week time span
• Offers up to 60 professional learning hours through the CA Workforce Registry   
• Offers up to four academic units per series from Cal State University Channel Islands for an additional fee
• Includes online readings, videos, group discussions, assignments and reflections
• Is facilitated by an early childhood education expert

Schedule for 2022-2023

Series 1─Domains & Concentration(s) (April 18-August 29, 2022)
• Social and Emotional Development: Inclusion Works, Powerful Role of Play, and
Building Resiliency through Play
• Language and Literacy Development: Integrated Nature of Learning
• Mathematics
• Physical Development
Cost $800

Series 2─Domains & Concentration(s) (September 5-December 12, 2022)
• Visual and Performing Arts
• History/Social Science: Family Partnerships and Culture and Responsive Early Education for Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness
• Health: Trauma Informed Care
• Science: Integrated STEM in Early Childhood
Cost $800

Series 3─Domains & Concentration(s) (June 27-July 25, 2022)
• English Language Development
• Multilingual Learners 
Cost $200

To register for the course(s) and send payment, please select the following Eventbrite link: Coming soon!

Optional introductory modules are available for free on California Early Childhood Online (CECO) .

*Prerequisite modules are available for free on California Early Childhood Online