Early Learning Newsletter May 31st

Early Learning Update Week of May 31st

Each week I will send out an Early Learning Update email.  These are meant to be quick updates on any relevant items for the week including resources, Professional Development, new health department info and more.

Items Covered:

  • Posting, Communicating and Marketing Open Positions
  • Early Learning Roundtable Recordings Catalog
  • Licensed Program Webinar Recordings Catalog

Please see this week’s professional development opportunities and news: https://mycatholicschool.org/for-catholic-schools/catholic-identity/early-learning/

ALL: Posting, Communicating and Marketing Open Positions
Thank you all for sending me your thoughts and ideas about where you post, communicate and market your open Early Learning Positions.  Please see below for the thoughts and ideas and please let me know if you want to have further conversation about ideas and strategies.   Please see link here for the current posted Early Learning positions – there are 11 total ranging from a director position to aides and assistants. Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools – Frontline Recruitment (applitrack.com)

  • Post in Parish or Regional Parishes Bulletins
  • Post in School, Parish and Regional Parishes social media accounts and e-newsletters
  • Post appropriate neighborhood social media accounts that allow job postings
  • Communicate with local community college and 4-year colleges Early Childhood Education Departments – I have included a roster of contact attached to this email
  • Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter andInstagram
  • com
  • NCEA, National Catholic Education Association,ncea.org
  • Catholic Jobscom
  • WSFI, Washington Federation of Independent Schools,wfis.org
  • Amici, The Fulcrum Foundation’s young professional group
  • UCCE- United Consortium for Catholic Education ( ACE, PLACE, …)We are listed on the alumni network for many of the UCCE programs. Here is the main page for UCCE: http://www.ucceconnect.com
  • Alliance for Catholic Education Job Board, https://ace.nd.edu/job-board
  • Idealist, https://www.idealist.org/en/


All: Early Learning Roundtable Recordings:
As we approach the end of the school year I wanted to share our current catalog of Early Learning Roundtable Recordings.  We started this series in January and I have really appreciated the conversation and participation.  I am looking forward to future monthly roundtables:


January 22nd, 2021: Classroom Centers and Social Distancing

February 18th, 2021: Early Learning Marketing Templates

March 18th, 2021: Connections with K-8 Programs

May 20th, 2021: Catholic Identity in the Classroom


Licensed ONLY: Licensed Program Webinar Recordings
As we approach the end of the school year I wanted to share our current catalog of Licensed Program Webinar Recordings.  We started this series in January and I want to thank Talina from St. Monica’s for helping me put these together.  I am looking forward to future monthly Webinars:


January 14th, 2021: Child Care Check and how to update your program information

February 11th, 2021: Training Reimbursements and Education Awards

April 22nd, 2021: MERIT Professional Record, Facility Tab and Staff Verification

May 13th, 2021: Child Care Basics, EQEL and the STARS training journey for new staff


Have a great week!