Professional Development Summit

Becky Millard

Northern Lights Professional Development Summit 2024

Friday, May 10th 9:30-3:30

We’re back in person this year at CCV Winooski! This summit is available at no cost to participants and lunch will be provided.

The Northern Lights Professional Development Summit is open to all Northern Lights trainers, facilitators, & sponsors, members of the Instructor Registry, and MATCH professionals. Join us for a day of networking and workshops related to delivering high quality training and support to the early childhood field in VT. The day will feature 2 keynote speakers – April Zajko and Arlynn Polletta – focusing on strategies for engaging learners and embedding diversity, equity and inclusion into your work. There will be options to attend morning and afternoon workshops. Registration will be available in early April.

5th Annual Professional Development Summit

Feedback Survey Link:

2022 Coaching Summit 

Welcome and News from Northern Lights

Keynote Presentation by September Gerety

Practice-Based Coaching Panel

Reflections and Next Steps

Coaching Summit 2022_ Reflections


Resources from the 4th Annual Professional Development Summit

The 4th annual Professional Development Summit was held on Wednesday, August 4th 2021, via Zoom. Please see below for resources discussed and shared at the summit.

Summit Resources:

Resources from the 3rd Annual Professional Development Summit

On Wednesday, August 5th 2020, nearly 50 sponsors, trainers, and early childhood faculty members gathered online for the third annual Professional Development Summit hosted by Northern Lights at CCV. Please see below for the resources discussed and shared at the summit. For more information or to receive raw data from the 2020 professional development survey of the field, please contact Northern Lights.

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