Introductory Course on the MA Standards for Pre-K and K Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Approaches to Play and Learning (APL)

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Early ChildhoodEducator Trainings
Professional DevelopmentSummer Academy


This ten-hour introductory course is designed to familiarize participants with the new MA Pre-K and K SEL and APL Standards. This interactive course provides an overview of the Standards and will include small and large group activities, videos and vignettes. In addition to attendance of this ten-hour introductory course, participants will be required to complete a homework assignment, an assessment of learning and an evaluation form. 


Early Childhood Educators


10 training hours or 10 PDPs will be awarded to participants upon the completion of these two days of training, in addition to outside assignments (as per ESE/EEC regulations).


Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.


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    Sarah Lusardi, LicSW, Clinical Supervisor has provided ECMH support to young children and their families for over 15 years. She previously worked as a Head Start Family Advocate, DCF social worker in California, and then as the Clinical Director in a non-profit that advocated for children in foster care.

For more information, contact:
Administrative Assistant
413.586.4900 x5568