The Zaentz Professional Learning Academy equips early education leaders with the knowledge, tactics, and networks they need to enhance young children’s learning environments.See Upcoming Programs!
CEEL Community Webinar Series
Through these webinars, members of the CEEL community gather virtually and learn more about key leadership topics that are part of the core certificate curriculum. During these live events, CEEL participants and alumni gain practical strategies, tools, and ways of thinking about challenges and opportunities for improvement in their own settings. We share recordings of select events with the broader early education community here.Watch Now
A Growth-in-Practice Model of Executive Education
High-quality early education requires skilled leaders and educators. But all too often, quality improvement initiatives overlook the essential work of training adults to lead. The Zaentz Professional Learning Academy is a bold, innovative strategy to bring executive education to the field of early education.
Organized around the science of adult learning, leadership, and early development, our Professional Learning Academy serves policymakers, directors, administrators, and educators, who build their knowledge of topics that range from adaptive leadership and creating effective teams to the nuts and bolts of cultivating high-quality learning environments, including strengthening relationships, building language, and buffering children’s stress and trauma.
To encourage transformational change and bring lasting improvement, executive education in early education must be characterized by what we call a growth-in-practice model.
in intellectually stimulating learning environments—in person and online.
their knowledge and work together to solve widespread problems in the field.
cases, policies, and practices for action.
what they learn to their own work and contexts.
- Zaentz Academy Participant, June 2018
We offer on-campus institutes and online programs. See which offerings work best for your professional learning and register today.
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- CEEL Participant, December 2021
Contact us to learn more about how the Zaentz Academy can be a part of your organization’s professional learning.