Early Childhood News

Teacher focused resources for Early Childhood Educators

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-7th.  Now more than ever, the value and importance of our educators is being highlighted. From teaching virtually to ensuring the basic needs of families are met, Early Childhood Educators across Kentucky have stepped up this school year to provide safe environments for children to learn and grow. Now is the time for reflection, rest, and self-care. Use these resources to practice self-care and show yourself gratitude for showing up for children every day.  

PBS Teachers’ Lounge 
Stay up to date on current trends and research, PBS resources that align with educational standards, get professional development tips, and hear from voices in the education field.  Find inspiration from other educators tackling the same topics and conversations as you.  

Self-Care with Sesame Street in Communities 
organizations to reach out to if you need mental or physical help or discover new self-care ideas, like journaling. Educators give a lot every day, so it is important to take time to give back to yourself!  

PBS Virtual Professional Learning Series 
The PBS Virtual Professional Learning Series was created for teachers—by teachers—to bring content experts and educators together. Enhance your practice and perspective with these one-hour learning opportunities that cover a range of topics, including digital engagement, anti-racist practices, cultivating good neighbor skills, and more!