15 Minute In Service Suites: Engaging Interactions and Environments

Updated September 2019
A useful resource for professional development, each of these in‐services contain a short video and a set of supporting materials. A trainer version of each in‐service is also available and contains the presentation slides, notes and learning activities. Look under the heading “Language Modeling and Conversations” to find suites on expansions, asking questions, engaging children in conversations, thick and thin, and more.

Resource Type: 

  • Website
  • Handouts/Tipsheets
  • Video
  • Print


  • Assessment
  • Environment
  • Interaction
  • Social-emotional development
  • Literacy
  • Embedded interventions
  • Planning and Facilitation Tools
  • Teaming and Collaboration

Types of Diversity: 

  • Children and Families who are Culturally, Racially, and Ethnically Diverse
  • Children who are Dual Language Learners

NC Community College Core Course: 

  • Introduction to Early Childhood
  • Child, Family, and Community
  • Child Guidance
  • Language and Literacy Experiences
  • Early Childhood Capstone Practicum