Professional Learning Courses

Strengthen your practice by enrolling in HighScope’s professional learning courses!

When you attend a face-to-face session or enroll in an online course, HighScope experts are by your side to ensure you’re prepared for success. Our online courses and in-person workshops are designed to respond to participants’ individual strengths and focus on practical application and implementation in real world settings. We work to ensure every professional learning experience offers inspiring ideas and strategies that can be immediately applied in the classroom. 

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Check out our course calendar for detailed course descriptions and to register for available course dates.

Online Courses

  • COR Advantage Child Assessment
  • Program Quality Assessment (PQA)
  • Lesson Planning
  • Large-Group Time
  • Small-Group Time
  • Planning and Recall
  • Work Time

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.

Summer Workshops

Week-long face-to-face courses are held from June through August at HighScope’s historic campus in Ypsilanti, MI. Check out our course calendar for descriptions and registration information.

  • Getting Started With HighScope Infant-Toddler Curriculum
  • Getting Started With HighScope Preschool Curriculum
  • Infant-Toddler Curriculum Course
  • Preschool Curriculum Course
  • Training of Trainers

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Effective Training.
Courses are designed to provide thorough training for teams at all levels and focus on evidence-based practices that compliment any developmentally appropriate curriculum. 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. Call us to create your individualized learning experience!

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.

Quality Coaching.
Our coaching model emphasizes growth and learning through unmatched one-on-one support. Working together, the teacher and coach build a trusted, collaborative partnership that enhances instruction and ensures students learn at the highest levels. Coaching provides countless opportunities for the teacher and coach to gain insight, reflect, and grow. We can also work to develop your skills so you can coach others!

Hotel Accommodations

Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
1275 S Huron Street
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Ann Arbor Ypsilanti
326 James L Hart Parkway
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


Explore our current professional learning opportunities.

03Feb(Feb 3)12:00 am02Mar(Mar 2)11:59 pmSmall Group TimeOnline Course12:00 am - (March 2) 11:59 pm

03Feb(Feb 3)12:00 am02Mar(Mar 2)11:59 pmPlanning and RecallOnline Course12:00 am - (March 2) 11:59 pm

03Feb(Feb 3)12:00 am02Mar(Mar 2)11:59 pmCreating Meaningful Preschool Lesson PlansOnline Course12:00 am - (March 2) 11:59 pm

03Feb(Feb 3)12:00 am09Mar(Mar 9)11:59 pmCOR AdvantageOnline Course12:00 am - (March 9) 11:59 pm

03Feb(Feb 3)12:00 am16Mar(Mar 16)11:59 pmInfant-Toddler Program Quality Assessment (PQA)Online Course12:00 am - (March 16) 11:59 pm

03Feb(Feb 3)12:00 am16Mar(Mar 16)11:59 pmPreschool Program Quality Assessment-Revised (PQA-R)Online Course12:00 am - (March 16) 11:59 pm



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