Thank you for your interest in Culminating Seminar, a required training series and Community of Practice for the Step 3 Program Director Credential. This survey will help us determine your eligibility to participate in an upcoming section. Everyone who completes this survey will be contacted. If it is determined that you meet the eligibility criteria, you will receive the registration link. The cost of the seminar is $50.
Please note, you do not need to have experience as a program director to take Culminating Seminar. However, upon completion of the seminar you will not be eligible to submit your portfolio for final review and apply for Step 3 until you have at least 1 year of direct care experience in an early childhood or afterschool program, AND either 2 years of administrative experience as a Program Director, OR 3 years of supervised administrative practice.
By the end of the seminar participants will have completed: a resume, a current Individual Professional Development Plan, a professional philosophy statement, and documentation of evidence for 42 of the Vermont Program Director competencies within an electronic format (this equals 60% of a completed portfolio). Electronic portfolio software, training and design support will be provided.