Humanities-Based Literacy Programs

Never Too Early

Professional Development for Childcare Providers

Photo of early childhood educator trainingThe Never Too Early program brings childcare providers together for training sessions to learn about children’s language and early literacy development and fun, instructive, and engaging ways to share books with children.

Each of the program’s components—all structured as lively book discussion and activity workshops—provides wonderful age-appropriate books suitable for use with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Trainings are conducted statewide by experienced early childhood professionals. Trainings happen throughout the state and are free to childcare providers and other early care and education professionals.

Some Never Too Early Titles

  • Down the Road by Alice Schertle
  • Jamaica’s Find by Juanita Havil
  • Hats Hats Hats by Ann Morris
  • The Neighborhood Mother Goose by Nina Crews
  • Clap Hands by Helen Oxenbury