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Professional development in the context of early childhood education and care is indeed a continuous process that aims to prepare individuals to work effectively with young children and their families. It encompasses a range of activities and experiences designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, practices, and attitudes of early childhood professionals. It acknowledges the importance of staying current in the field and continually striving for excellence.

Early Childhood Professional Development

South Dakota State Department Links

South Dakota Department of Education

South Dakota State Library (School and Youth Services)

South Dakota Department of Health (Office of Maternal & Child Health)

Healthy South Dakota: Resources on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health & Wellness including in the workplace.

South Dakota Department of Social Services

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation