Community Board

Looking for a way to connect with fellow Develop members? You are in the right place!

The Achieve Community Board offers the MN Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce an interactive way to connect!

The Community Forum is a peer-to-peer support feature. Practitioners, Approved Trainers, and Coaches can submit questions for others in the community to answer. Members can also view announcements from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Interested in posting a training or community event? We are here to help!

Our community board offers Achieve approved Trainers, RBPD Specialists, and Professional Development Sponsor Organizations the opportunity to promote professional development opportunities and community events. For just $5 per listing, this resource offers an affordable way to promote training and events.

Achieve reviews and monitors all posts.  Please allow up to 2 business days for your post to be approved and visible to the public. Listings will be displayed for 15 days.

Trainings/PD Opportunities (Paid)

Are you an Achieve approved trainer or Training Sponsor Organization hosting an upcoming professional development opportunity? Promote your childhood care and education trainings and professional development opportunities here.

This resource offers an affordable way to promote trainings and professional development opportunities for $5 per listing. Listings will be displayed for 15 days.

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(Once payment is accepted, you will be redirected to a form to submit your post)


Better Kid Care: Free Module

Go ahead! It’s okay to toot your own horn. In appreciation for all the important work that ECE and OST professionals do, Penn State Better Kid Care sings your praise! During the Week of the Young Child (April 8-12) and the Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week (April 22-26) Better Kid Care is offering the module, Online Learning: Best Practices to Maximize Professional Development, free of charge, in their On Demand professional learning system. From April 8-April 26, 2019 professionals will not be charged for the assessment or certificate. Interested in learning more? Visit the flyer for more details.

Better Kid Care: Custom Learning Modules

Better Kid Care is excited to launch our new Customized Learning Module (CLM) initiative!

Organizations and agencies can work with our team of ECE and youth development professionals and learning design experts to design and deliver customized professional development that meets the needs of your learners. You may have CCDBG funds to develop modules on farm to ECE, infant-toddler care, physical activity, family engagement, or other identified needs of professional development in your state.

Penn State Extension Better Kid Care (BKC) program has a proven history of delivering high-quality professional development to early care and education and youth development professionals. BKC launched an online asynchronous learning platform in 2011 and has enrolled more than 310,000 learners who have completed more than one million learning modules.

Interested in learning more? View this flyer with more details.