Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) Training Institutes-Registration Open!


This fall, the Virginia Cross-Sector Professional Development (VCPD) Team is coordinating three Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) Training Institutes. Practice-Based Coaching is an evidence-based cyclical process for supporting practitioners’ use of effective practices that lead to positive outcomes for children and/or families. If you are unfamiliar with PBC, check out these resources:

The Institutes are open to technical assistance and supervisory professionals who support early childhood educators through coaching. The interactive two-day trainings consist of presentations, large group discussion, small group work, and practicing components of the PBC cycle. Topics include:

  • an overview of the PBC model
  • strategies for developing collaborative coaching partnerships
  • developing needs assessments, shared goals and action plans
  • focused observations
  • providing reflection and feedback

Registration is $150 and includes lunch each day. For more information, visit the VCPD website at


9/18/2019 - 9/19/2019,
11/6/2019 - 11/7/2019,
11/19/2019 - 11/20/2019


Kimberly Brickhouse-Registration Coordinator
Dr. Jaye Harvey-VCPD Coordinator and Content Questions


Early Childhood