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This 6 hour course discovers ways to create a learning environment which supports developmentally appropriate practices. Participants will go through the objective including: defining "developmentally appropriate practices", exploring ways that our settings support developmentally appropriate practices, understanding how we can use activity centers to enhance children's learning and understanding how building relationships with the children in our care and their families helps promote children's learning and development. 


This course costs $62 per participant.



There are no prerequisites required for completing this course.



0.6 IACET CEUs or 6 Core of Knowledge Hours: Child Development- 2, Curriculum- 3, Community-3 



This course is offered in-person and virtually. 

  • Virtual: A laptop, computer or tablet that includes a functional camera, microphone and headphones/speaker is required in order to complete this course virtually. A phone device is not acceptable. A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each participant via email prior to their scheduled course.

  • In-Person: A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each registered participant. Participants should bring a pen or pencil for note taking. 

The Instructor will utilize Powerpoint slides and speech to present the content material. A variety of videos, charts and tables may be utilized to demonstrate content ideas and concepts. 



Participants will be able to:

  • Define what Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) means.

  • Identify the guidelines for making a developmentally appropriate practice environment for children.

  • Explain that having a DAP program means that it is age, individually and culturally appropriate for each child.



Participants' knowledge will be assessed through a Post-Assessment via Google Form and the Google Form link will be provided to each participant immediately following a course. The assessment will include multiple choice and/or matching questions to test comprehension. Upon successful completion and receiving a 75% or higher, participants will receive their certificate by email. 



Participants will be awarded their certificates when the following has been met:

  • Course has been paid in full.

  • Participants have attended the course from beginning to end.

  • Participants have completed the Post-Assessment, scoring a 75% or higher.

Making Access Happen: Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)

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