The EITC offers a number of professional development opportunities to support EI specialists in their work with children and families:
- Workshops and on-line trainings offered through the EITC.
The EITC conducts face to face workshops throughout the state, and also provides on-line learning opportunities. The workshops are intended to enhance the knowledge and skills of EI Specialists who provide services for children and families. These workshops are also open for parents, family members, and community partners to register and attend.
Foundations of Massachusetts Early Intervention (MA EI) is the orientation program sponsored by the Early Intervention Training Center and is required for new providers to MA Early Intervention. This training will offer an opportunity for participants to share ideas with facilitators and other participants and actively practice using and applying their knowledge via, case study as well as small and large group discussions.
VIRGINIA on-line module: Principles & Practices of Early Intervention: Child Development (instructions for accessing this module)
- Training materials for use at local programs
These Grab-and-Go trainings are for Programs to use with their staff. They are meant to offer Programs a resource to use in staff meeting, supervision, small groups, etc.
- The Shishmanian Grant for Students, Senior Practioners, and Program Directors in Early Intervention.
- The Internship support program