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The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) had funded six regional ‘Educator and Provider Support’ grants for professional development and
Professional Qualifications Registry (PQR)
EEC has developed an online ‘Professional Qualifications Registry’ (PDQ) for all educators in the ECE/OST workforce and is requiring that all educators (teaching staff, administrators, FCC providers, out of school time staff, etc.) register. In addition, you must be registered in the PQR to participate in any upcoming professional development offered thought EEC grants. If you haven’t already registered, please do so ASAP! If you need assistance with this process please contact me at 978-681-4996 and I can try to helping you with the process. Print off the ‘summary sheet’ and keep your individual PQR registry number available as you will need this number in order to register for upcoming trainings and classes.
Here is the link: http://www.eec.state.ma.us/PQResgistry
Services and Supports
Opportunity through the Grant
As Lawrence Hub Coordinator, I can assist you with the following services:
- Developing and utilizing the Individual Professional Development Plans
- Assisting programs to achieve upward movement on the QRIS
- Support for NAEYC,NAFCC or COA accreditation and CDA attainment
- Providing professional development activities and support the Core Competencies
- Educator and provider advising , mentoring and coaching
These workshops will provide a minimum of 5 hours of training on a particular topic and participants will earn Continuing Education Units(CEU’s) upon completion. Please make sure you visit the website regularly to stay current with what is being offered.
Here is the link: http://.northshore.edu/r3p/calender.html
The R3P includes five regional colleges as collaborating partners that have received funding through this grant to offer college courses, advising and support to eligible participants for free or at a significantly reduced cost. Each college provides different courses and services, so it is important to know which program and location best meets your needs and goals.
Region 3 Professional Development Partnerships’(R3P) Website
The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) funded six regional ‘Educator and Provider Support’ grants for professional development and North Shore Community College is leading the initiative for the 50 cities and towns in Region 3. Since the region is so large, “Hubs” have been developed in the three major cities (Lynn, Lowell and Lawrence) and the Greater Lawrence Hub is located at GLCAC Inc. The coordinator’s role is to link early educators and out of school time staff to educational opportunities in the Northeast Region, and to provide programs/providers with supports for NAEYC, NAFCC, CDA, and QRIS.
For More Info Contact Lawrence HUB Coordinator: Maureen Pasek at 978-681-4996 x4724