Professional Development

NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) defines professional development as initial preparation (preservice) and learning experiences (in-service) designed to improve the knowledge, skills and behaviors, and attitudes/values of the early childhood workforce. The ELC of Marion County provides opportunities to attend a variety of high-quality training opportunities throughout the year.

Professional Development Reimbursement

Marion County early childhood professionals are able to request reimbursement of registration fees up to $300 per fiscal year for attendance and/or satisfactory completion of professional development opportunities. View the full professional development reimbursement policy.

All Professional Development Reimbursement requests are due on June 15th of the fiscal year by end of business day (5 p.m.)

W-9 Form <– MUST submit with Reimbursement Application!

Professional Development Reimbursement Form (10.2.20)

Vendor or Individual Direct Deposit Form

If you have any questions regarding training classes or other professional development opportunities, please contact us.

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