Professional Pursuits is DIEEC’s bimonthly newsletter for the Delaware early childhood community. In each issue, we share information on upcoming professional learning experiences, new workshop opportunities, updates, and more.

  • May 2023

    Do you remember the first day of being a classroom teacher? I sure do! I was so anxious and couldn’t help but doubt myself; was I ready for this? With so many of you new to the early childhood field, those first day (and year!) jitters are still fresh in your minds. The days are challenging, busy, and very full.

  • March 2023

    This March marks three years since the onset of the pandemic. As we get back to a pre-pandemic rhythm, we are excited to have more opportunities to connect with you in person while also offering online training to accommodate your schedules and support your learning style.

  • January 2023

    Happy New Year! We hope the holidays allowed you to recharge for the upcoming year. DIEEC’s leadership and administration team wants to work with you. As a leader of your program, you are tasked with many responsibilities.

  • November 2022

    During this season of gratitude, we want to thank you for giving tirelessly to Delaware’s young children year-round. We hope you consider carving out some time to give back to one of our most essential resources: YOU.

  • September 2022

    Take some time to reflect: What is going well for you so far? What skills have you perfected? What might be some challenges for you this year? What skills might you want to practice more?

  • July 2022

    Thank you to the early child educators in DIEEC’s first CDA cohort who invested their time and made the commitment to pursue this important credential in their professional development in early childhood.

  • May 2022

    Thanks to the more than 100 early childhood programs that applied for the Outdoor Learning Grant. We selected 10 programs randomly after ensuring a mix of program types and locations.

  • March 2022

    Spring is a time of growth. We encourage you work on your skill development by participating in one of our professional learning experiences (PLE).

  • January 2022

    As we start this new year, we are excited to highlight some of the great things we have in the works for family child care professionals.