IEPD Trainings

Thank you for visiting our Training Page!

Please take a moment and download our current IEPD Catalog.  IEPD not only offers a variety topics for 5 hour learning events but also a selection of 2-3 hour workshops covering a wide-variety of topics.

Did you know that IEPD offers training in languages other than English?  We also train in Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese.  Languages are listed under the course title in our IEPD Catalog.  Please email or call (508) 657-1079 for more information.


IEPD will be offering the following:

1/7-1/31/2019 – Terrific Toddlers: Building Self-Esteem while Guiding Challenging Behaviors.
This is a self-paced, 2 hour, online training that must be completed by January 31, 2019. Please register by January 4, 2019.

1/14-2/17/19 – Introduction to the MA Standards for Social & Emotional Learning & Approaches to Play and Learning, online. Please Register by January 7, 2019

1/30 & 2/6/19 Planning Play Opportunities to Promote Development in Preschool, Webinar. Please register by January 23, 2019


As EPS and QRIS calendars are updated, we will add our IEPD training events below.

Please check back for updates!

Click on the title of the training to open the registration page

Region 1

1/11/19 – Practical Ways to Promote Learning Through Active Play (Spanish), Holyoke
1/11/19 – Using Visual Communication Aids with Young Children, Holyoke
1/11/19 – Proactive Approaches to Managing Challenging Behavior, Holyoke

Region 2
1/15 & 1/22/19 – Working with Children with Special Diets, Allergies and Specialized Feeding Issues, Webinar 

Region 3


Region 5
1/7/19 through 1/21/19 – Educating the Heart: Supporting Social Competence of Children in Out of School Time Programs, Online
1/8 & 1/15/19 – Proactive Approaches to Managing Challenging Behavior, Attleboro
2/2/19 – The Art of Childhood:  Supporting Development with an Arts Rich Curriculum (Portuguese), Hyannis

Region 6

QRIS Learning Events
1/12/19 – Using the Early Environment Rating Scale  (ECERS ITERS) and the Arnett Caregiver Interaction Scale for Program Assessment and Improvement, Pittsfield
1/19/19 – Using the Early Environment Rating Scale (ECERS/ITERS) and the Arnett Caregiver Interaction Scale for Program Assessment and Improvement, Lynn



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The Institute for Education and Professional Development is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU