Getting to Know Virginia’s Early Learning & Development Standards (ELDS)

June 8, 2023

Development of Empathy in Infants and Toddlers

May 11, 2023

High Quality Music Learning & Morning Circle Time: Supercharging Happy, Healthy Brains

April 13, 2023

Understanding Infant and Toddler Attachment

March 9, 2023

Responsive Caregiving for Infant and Toddlers: Watch, Ask and Adapt

February 9, 2023

Supporting Infants, Toddlers, and Families Experiencing Stress

January 12, 2023

Making Difference Through Early Interactions

December 8, 2022

Stressed Out? How to Support Staff Experiencing Stress.

November 10, 2022

Infants and Toddlers: Playing Outside The Box

October 13, 2022

Developing Resilient Infants and Toddlers

September 8, 2022

“It Takes A Village: Creating Essential Partnerships for Infants and Toddlers”

August 25, 2022

Trauma and Its Impact on Infants and Toddlers

July 14, 2022

Promoting Open-Ended Play Experiences for Toddlers

June 9, 2022

Building Reflective Connections with Toddlers

May 12, 2022

Supporting Sensory Differences in Infants and Toddlers

April 14, 2022

Supportive Environments for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

March 10, 2022

Engaging Environments for Infants, Toddlers and Twos

February 10, 2022

Developmental Monitoring: Supporting Social Emotional Growth in Infants and Toddlers

January 13, 2022

Developmental Monitoring: A Family Engagement Strategy to Support Infants and Toddlers

December 9, 2021

Positive Interactions: Helping Toddlers Build Confidence and Resilience

November 11, 2021

Positive Interactions: Helping Toddlers Succeed

October 14, 2021

Outdoor Play: Promoting Sensory Integration in Infants and Toddlers

September 9, 2021

Outdoor Play – Promoting Curiosity and Exploration

August 12, 2021

Exploring and Addressing Fears, Phobias and Anxieties of Infants and Toddlers

July 8, 2021

Constructing Developmentally Appropriate Infant & Toddler Activities for Family Day Home Providers

June 10, 2021

Observing and Documenting Social Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers

May 13, 2021

Rethinking Infant and Toddler Play in a COVID Environment

May 8, 2021

Promoting Diversity in the Infant and Toddler Environment

April 15, 2021

Exploring Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers During Outdoor Play

March 11, 2021

Director Forum Webinar: “Play – How Toddlers Learn”

February 11, 2021

Routines that Foster Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers

January 14, 2021

Strengthening Caregiver Interactions with Infants and Toddlers

December 10, 2020

Self-Care for Caregivers: The Act of Mindfulness in Infant and Toddler Programs

November 12, 2020

Social Distancing in Infant & Toddler Programs

October 8, 2020

The Sensation of Being: Addressing Infant and Toddler Behaviors with Sensory Strategies

September 10, 2020

“Time to Share” Promoting Empathy, Sharing, and Turn-Taking with Infants & Toddlers

July 9, 2020

Engaging Infants & Toddlers During Routines

June 11, 2020

Using Puppets to Promote Social Emotional Development of Infants & Toddlers

May 21, 2020

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Infants & Toddlers

April 16, 2020

Helping Infants & Toddlers with Grief & Loss

March 26, 2020

The Art of Self Care for Infant & Toddler Staff

February 27, 2020

Strategies to Increase Infant & Toddler Staff Retention

January 23, 2020

Say “No” to Germs! Say “Yes” to Infant and Toddler Handwashing

December 12, 2019

The Power of Calming in Babies, Toddlers and Caregivers

November 21, 2019

Business Tips for Infant & Toddler Family Day Home Providers

October 24, 2019

Infant and Toddler Brain Development and Communication

September 26, 2019

Challenging Infant & Toddler Behavior and the Meaning Behind It

June 6, 2019

Connecting with Parents of Infants & Toddlers

May 16, 2019

Nurturing Creativity in Infants, Toddlers and Twos

April 3, 2019

Communication and Infant Cues

March 21, 2019

Director Forum: Inclusion – The Program Administrator’s Role

February 06, 2019

Strategies to Prevent Infant & Toddler Biting

January 23, 2019

The Crucial Role of Play in Infant & Toddler Brain Development

December 12, 2018

The Effects of Emotional Abuse on Infants & Toddlers

November 13, 2018

Trauma-Informed Care for Infants and Toddlers

October 25, 2018

Impacting Infant and Toddler Behavior through Language

September 24, 2018

CDC’s Learn the Signs. Act Early.
for Early Care and Education Provider

June 21, 2018

Charting the Professional Development Course of Infant & Toddler Caregivers

May 17, 2018

Bouncing Babies: Modern Materials & Their Impact on Development in Infants & Toddlers

April 12, 2018

You Are Not Alone: Strategies to Keep “Family” in Family Child Care Homes that Serve Infants & Toddlers

February 8, 2018

Director Forum Webinar: “Positive Leadership: Reaching Your Infant & Toddler Staff Through Encouragement”

November 1, 2017

Safe Sleep Environments for
Infants & Toddlers

September 27, 2017

Growing Your Professional Self for Infant & Toddler Caregivers

August 24, 2016

Natural Temperaments

January 13, 2016

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The Virginia Infant and Toddler Specialist Network is supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $5,350,000 with 100% funded by ACF/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by the Virginia Department of Education, ACF/HHS, or the U.S. Government.