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Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the greater Harvard community has been closely monitoring the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. The health, safety, and well-being of our participants, on and off campus, is our top priority. Our team will communicate with admitted participants and new applicants regarding any news, modifications, or other information related to this program. Contact ppe@gse.harvard.edu with any questions or concerns you may have.

The Certificate in Early Education Leadership: August 3, 2020 – January 28, 2022

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The Certificate in Early Education Leadership (CEEL) is designed to offer working professionals in early education an opportunity to deepen their core knowledge, enhance their skills, and add to their leadership toolkit through a flexible, online, and job-embedded learning experience. Materials are interactive and case-based. Each Learn module includes: brief video lectures from Professors Lesaux and Jones that include insights from current scientific research in early education and related leadership strategies and practices; readings; self-reflection exercises; online discussions; animated depictions of real scenarios drawn from early education practice; facilitated cohort discussions; strategies for practical implementation; and job-embedded practice to apply the concepts and techniques learned.

Registration Deadline: July 27, 2020

Series 1: August 3, 2020 – January 29, 2021

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  • Learn A: The Science of Early Learning | August 3 – 21, 2020
  • Learn B: Leading Adults for Quality Improvement | September 7 – 25, 2020
  • Learn C: Stress, Adversity, and Trauma | October 5 – 23, 2020
  • Learn D: Strong Relationships and Interactions | November 2 – 20, 2020
  • Series 1 Plan and Apply | January 4 – 29, 2021

Registration Deadline: July 27, 2020

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Series 2: March 1, 2021 – July 30, 2021

  • Learn A: Effective Approaches to Leadership | March 1 – 19, 2021
  • Learn B: Leading Change in Others | April 5 – 23, 2021
  • Learn C: Leveraging Diversity for Improvement | May 3 – 21, 2021
  • Learn D: Effective Teams | June 7 – 25, 2021
  • Series 2 Plan and Apply | July 5 – 30, 2021

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Series 3: August 2, 2021 – January 28, 2022

  • Learn A: Cornerstone Educator Competencies | August 2 – 20, 2021
  • Learn B: Teaching for Cognitive Growth | September 6 – 24, 2021
  • Learn C: Effective Classroom Management | October 4 – 22, 2021
  • Learn D: Universal Design for Learning | November 1 – 19, 2021
  • Series 3 Plan and Apply | January 3 – 28, 2022

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