APT's Facilitated Courses

APT offers free, facilitated courses quarterly. Our facilitated trainings are self-paced, meaning you can login and complete the weekly reading and assignments at your convenience, day or night. 

To access facilitated course registration, please visit our website and scroll to Alabama Public Television Facilitated Courses for Early Childhood Educators.

Space is limited to 30 participants per class, so be sure to register using the dates listed below to ensure your spot!

Participants will receive a certificate for 15 training hours upon completion of each course.

Winter 2023 Registration Opens Monday, December 12, 2022          Spring 2023 Registration Opens             Monday, March 13, 2023     Summer 2023 - Registration Opens        Monday, June 12, 2023
Winter Courses Begin Monday, January 9, 2023    Spring Courses Begin Monday, April 3, 2023 Summer Courses Begin Monday, July 10, 2023

Winter 2023 Training Titles

  • Exploring STEM with School-Aged Children 
  • Character Education: Life's Little Lessons with Daniel Tiger and Friends
  • ACEs: Understanding and Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • NEW! Approaches to Play for Preschoolers

Spring 2023 Training Titles

  • Early Brain Development and the Lasting Importance of Caregiver-Child Relationships
  • Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism
  • CDA Credential: An Introduction
  • NEW! Kindergarten Readiness: Essential Math Skills for Preschoolers

Summer 2023 Training Titles

  • Sesame Street in Communities: Training, Resources, and Support for Early Childhood Educators
  • Exploring Literacy Development with PBS KIDS!
  • Exploring STEM with School-Aged Children
  • Approaches to Play for Preschoolers