United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona

Great Expectations for Teachers, Children, and Families

Building High Quality Infant and Toddler Care and Education



Name of CoP
Project BEST (Believing in Education through Support & Training)

Building High Quality Infant and Toddler Care and Education in Pima County


This course provides a framework for developmentally appropriate curriculum planning and is presented using a comprehensive series of adult learning strategies.

Classes will be held on the second Tuesday of each month, from 6:30pm-9:00pm, beginning August 14, 2018;

The location for the class is:

Child and Family Resources

2800 E. Broadway Blvd Tucson, AZ 85716

  1. Explain factors of infant development, toddler development, and relevant development


  1. Describe strong family and community relationships in infant/toddler programs.
  2. Define processes and tools to observe, document and assess infants and toddlers.
  3. Discuss developmentally appropriate and effective practices with infants and toddlers.
  4. Use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum for infants and toddlers.
  5. Identify standards reflective of the infant/toddler early childhood professional.

Coaching for members happens through journaling, peer-to-peer technical assistance, and individual coaching, on-site/off-site as requested.

For enrollment information, please contact Diane Fellows at dfellows@cfraz.org.