The Statewide Training Calendar identifies ECP approved training opportunities and is updated daily.
Some of these events may not have reviewed and approved by the ECP and will require that you complete an Individual Request for Training Approval form to verify your attendance which can be found under Professional Development Approval System tab. Contact us if you have questions.
Training Basics-Developing Basic Presentation and Active Learning Skills
Individuals who are new to conducting training and presentations or experienced trainers/instructors who wish to refresh their presentation and active learning strategies.
Click here for more information about Training Basics
Click to download the Registration form
Registration deadline was December 31, 2014!!
Early Childhood Program Administration & Leadership
The University of Montana Western has partnered with the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership to offer nine credits of online coursework that focuses on enhancing the managment skills, professional orientation, and leadership capacity of early childhood administrators.
For more information click HERE!
The University of Montana-Missoula is pleased to announce two new master's degrees in Early Childhood Education. The M.Ed in Early Childhood Education and the M.Ed in Advance Early Childhood Education. For more information visit
The University of Montana website and search Early Childhood Education.
_______________________________________________________________ Cultivate Your Commitment to Quality-Leadership Connections National Conference
May 13-16, 2015
For more information and registration please visit :
Circle of Security Parenting DVD Training
May 18-22, 2015
This four day seminar trains professionals to use an eight chapter DVD to educate parents and caregivers. For more information please visit www.circleofsecurity.net
Adult Learning I and II
May 28-29, 2015
Do you need to complete Adult Learning I and II to become an approved early childhood Professional Development Specialist (PDS) in Montana and/or are you interested in sharpening your trainer skills?
May 2015 Invite Letter
Online Registration process
MBI Summer Institute
June 15-19, 2015
We invite you to an exciting week of sessions that bring together a multi-tiered system of support. The MBI Summer Institute is offering sessions on Montana Common Core, Assessment instructional strategies, behavior management, social skills, school mental health, etc. For more information and registration visit www.opi.mt.gov
Great Beginnings Great Families Conference
July 7-9, 2015
Save the date, more information to come soon!
2015 NAFCC Conference
July 15-18, 2015
Visit www.nafcc.org for more information
2015 MtAEYC Annual Conference
October 15-17, 2015
Montana’s Quality Improvement Rating system(QRIS) requires specific training at each STAR level. The Montana STARS to Quality program is currently being field tested. For more information visit www.bestbeginnings.mt.gov or contact your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency.
The Statewide Training Calendar lists approved training opportunities and is updated daily. The calendar is searchable by type: online, correspondence and classroom (face to face).
Child Care Resources
ChildCareTraining.org is your source for early childhood professional development! Competitive pricing. A wide range of courses offered on-demand, 24/7. Individual feedback from instructors. Guaranteed grading in 3 business days. Logon to www.ChildCareTraining.org today! ChildCareTraining.org is a project of Child Care Resources, Inc.
Montana Asthma-Friendly Childcare training: Asthma Control Program
This 2 hour training aims to give child care providers basic knowledge about what asthma is, the signs of asthma exacerbations and how to manage an asthma attack in a child care setting. Visit www.asthmamontana.com/childcare for more information.