Professional Learning Courses

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Professional Learning

HighScope’s professional learning courses are designed to respond to participants’ individual strengths and focus on practical application and implementation in real world settings. From deepening understanding in content areas to extending curriculum implementation, we work to ensure every experience offers inspiring ideas and strategies that can be immediately applied in the classroom.

New Virtual Courses!

HighScope introduces new virtual professional learning courses to ensure that you receive the same expert guidance from our instructors while staying safe at home. Virtual courses feature “Check My Understanding” questions, discussion forums, and Zoom meetings filled with meaningful, interactive discussions with your peers and instructor. We also ship registered participants the resources they need to complete daily readings and assignments. For more details, email [email protected].


Essentials Book Club

This four-part series of virtual courses created to help programs successfully implement the principles and practices of the HighScope Curriculum in the preschool classroom. Each Essentials Book Club Series is a five-week long course focusing on various content from the HighScope Curriculum. Participants are encouraged to register for all four series in chronological order, however, this is not a requirement. 

Register for current courses

Check out the course calendar below for detailed course descriptions and to register.
Registration closes one week prior to the course start date. No late registrations will be accepted. Registered participants will receive their course access information the Friday before the course begins. Register online or complete and return the registration form.

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am19Apr(Apr 19)11:59 pmCreating Meaningful Preschool Lesson PlansOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 19) 11:59 pm ET

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am19Apr(Apr 19)11:59 pmSmall Group TimeOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 19) 11:59 pm ET

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am19Apr(Apr 19)11:59 pmLarge Group Times for Active LearnersOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 19) 11:59 pm ET

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am19Apr(Apr 19)11:59 pmPlanning and RecallOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 19) 11:59 pm ET

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am19Apr(Apr 19)11:59 pmHow to Support Active Learning at Work TimeOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 19) 11:59 pm ET

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am19Apr(Apr 19)11:59 pmIntentional Lesson Planning for Infants and ToddlersOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 19) 11:59 pm

22Mar(Mar 22)12:00 am26Apr(Apr 26)11:59 pmCOR AdvantageOnline Course(March 22) 12:00 am - (April 26) 11:59 pm ET




Online Courses

HighScope’s online professional learning courses offer scheduling flexibility along with unmatched one-on-one support. Check out the course calendar for detailed descriptions and to register.

Face-to-Face Workshops

Face-to-face workshops feature active engagement, collaboration, and thorough support for individuals and teams of all experience levels. Summer Workshops are held on site at HighScope’s historic campus in Ypsilanti, MI. Check the course calendar for current available options.

Bring a HighScope Trainer to You

Our instructors have a deep background in early education, with ample classroom experience to provide expert guidance to your team. All courses can be held on site at your school or program.

Contact Us!

Whether you’re looking to deepen your understanding or extend implementation — we’ll work with you to find the “just right” fit to help you reach your professional learning goals.

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