WestEd — a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency — works with education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd has more than a dozen offices nationwide, from Massachusetts, Vermont, and Georgia, to Illinois, Arizona, and California, with headquarters in San Francisco.
The Center for Child and Family Studies’ mission is to develop programs, products, and policies that enhance the well-being of children and families. Projects include (1) the creation and implementation of a training system including video and print materials and training institutes; (2) implementation and evaluation of a model for work with families living in conditions of poverty and danger; (3) evaluation of early childhood services; and (4) dissemination of information to influence the policies and practices of early intervention services, early childhood care, and family/community support services at local, regional, and national levels. The Center's Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC), a nationally recognized training system for infant and toddler caregivers, is the most widely used in the United States.
The Director of the Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) Training and Certification, will provide leadership, oversight, and management of face-to-face and online PITC Trainings, as well as the PITC Certification Process. The Director of PITC Training and Certification will ensure all deliverables are submitted on time, on budget, and are of the highest quality. The Program for Infant/Toddler Care is a comprehensive training system that promotes responsive, caring relationships for infants and toddlers, and employs evidence-based training materials and strategies for the early care and education field. For more information and to apply, visit: http://careers.wested.org/cs/jp/view/hr_pos/5473.
About ZERO TO THREE, National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families
Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential.
OUR CORE VALUES STATEMENT
We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do.
By embracing our values, every member of the ZERO TO THREE community contributes to a healthy and positive culture, a more successful organization, and better outcomes for infants, toddlers and their families.
Passion and persistence in helping infants and toddlers thrive
The centrality of healthy positive relationships, including:
A commitment to family in our work and in staff work-life balance
Consistent and authentic collaboration
Respectfulness, inclusiveness and diversity
The highest standards of excellence in our work, including:
Integrity, openness, honesty and transparency
Opportunities for leadership and professionalism
Evidence-based learning and reflection
The freedom to make and learn from mistakes