The Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines (ITELG) were created by the Texas Early Learning Council to help early childhood professionals and parents understand what very young Texans should know and be able to do at different points in their development. The guidelines have developmental information for children from birth to 48 months in four key domains (physical health and motor, social and emotional, language and communication, and cognitive) and caregiver strategies to support optimal development.
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The Children’s Learning Institute partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission to provide free, online training that guides teachers through the developmental stages of child growth and instructional strategies of early learning domains presented in the Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines. This training is designed to assist caregivers in understanding early childhood development and in making the most of each day during the early years of growth. Certificates of completion are available for each of the five self-instructional modules, up to 10 hours total total for clock hours or continuing professional education (CPEs).