Continue your Professional Development with NAEYC’s Training DVDs! These multimedia resources offer the opportunity for teaching staff, administrators, family child care providers, and others who work with young children from birth to age 8 to further develop their working knowledge of early education best practices, policies, and research. Members receive a 20% discount on these DVDs and the other materials available in NAEYC’s online store.
DVDs for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The HRM Journal: Human Resources Management in Early Childhood Programs DVD-ROM is a computer-based training series containing approximately 30 hours of self-paced, interactive study and practice designed to assist new early childhood program administrators learn systems for human resources (HR) management. Aimed at administrators who have been “on the job” for one year or less, as well as those who aspire to be program administrators, the training modules cover a wide variety of topics including personnel policies and procedures, staff management, and NAEYC’s Code of Ethical Conduct. Learners earn 3.0 CEUs upon successful completion of the program.
DVDs for Self-Study
Reflections on Early Childhood Program Management DVD-ROM provides video interviews from 11 early childhood experts who share their words of wisdom covering elements of healthy organizations, written policies and procedures, human resources management, and financial management. A downloadable note-taking guide includes questions to encourage users to reflect on the topics addressed. Designed for individual or group use.
The New Developmentally Appropriate Practice DVD-ROM provides an overview of Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Presentations from NAEYC leadership and experts in the field and accompanying video examples explain and underscore the principles and guidelines of developmentally appropriate practice in action. Also included is a video podcast series titled Responses to Questions You Asked about DAP in which Carol Copple and Sue Bredecamp- authors and editors of key NAEYC publications on DAP- respond to questions from the field on DAP, as well as a bonus video called Reflections on the Historical Journey of DAP at NAEYC.
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Focus on Intentionality and on Play DVD-ROM is an engaging DVD containing video segments taken from NAEYC’s two online programs—DAP and Intentionality and DAP and Play. Produced in conjunction with the 2009 release of the third edition of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8, it is designed as a resource to be used in group training sessions and courses on DAP. Presentations from practitioners and other experts in the field, as well scenes depicting developmentally appropriate practice in action in classrooms for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and primary grade children are highlighted in the videos.
Foundations for Excellence in Early Childhood Education DVD-ROM is designed to assist early childhood educators—primarily teaching staff in center- and school-based programs for preschool children—to better understand the issues regarding curriculum, assessment, and high-quality teaching. Presentations feature Juanita Copley, Jerlean Daniel, Deborah Leong, and Peter Pizzolongo providing background information, recommendations, and depictions of concepts in action in preschool classrooms to help early childhood educators connect theoretical concepts with real classroom situations. The DVD includes video segments, A Guide for Individual and Facilitated Group Use of the DVD, PowerPoint slides, and handouts to be used in conjunction with each of the videos.