T/TA Services

Professional Development for Adults Who Care for Infants and Toddlers


ITSG @ Zero To Five Consulting provides content expertise in the following areas:

  • Infant toddler growth
  • Early childhood development and care
  • Appropriate educational goals for infants and toddlers
  • Fiscal management
  • Program design and management
  • Human services
  • Bi-lingual training
  • Facilities building and renovation
  • Information technology
  • Pediatric services for pregnant women
  • Health and nutrition
  • Family and community partnerships
  • Mental health services
  • Child care partnerships
  • Dual language learning
  • Father and father-figure involvement

ITSG @ Zero To Five Consulting provides flexible service delivery:
Training and technical assistance services are available through a variety of flexible delivery systems:

  • On-site visits
  • Off-site electronic support
  • Cluster trainings and workshops
  • Regional and national training forums
  • Webinars
  • CDA Distance learning series

ITSG @ Zero To Five Consulting supports program and management systems:

  • EHS center-based program option and facilities
  • EHS home-based program option and group facilities
  • EHS family child care program option
  • EHS combination model program option for older toddlers
  • EHS services for pregnant women

Recommendations and Design:

  • EHS recruitment, hiring, and staffing patterns
  • Establishing  primary caregiver policies
  • Establishing realistic continuity of care systems
  • EHS eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, attendance and transition criteria and materials

Designing and Renovating:

  • EHS outdoor nature-based environments and play spaces
  • Infant toddler-specific center-based classrooms
  • Infant toddler-specific learning spaces for home-based group socializations
  • Environmentally and user-friendly accommodations for nursing mothers, parents, and staff


  • Educational materials, equipment and furnishings
  • Supply lists and budgets

Selecting and Implementing:

  • Infant toddler developmentally appropriate curricula
  • Infant toddler screening and ongoing assessment instruments
  • Child observations
  • Individualizing
  • Developmentally-appropriate lesson planning
  • Documentation
  • Ongoing monitoring

Serving Special Populations:

  • Infants, toddlers, and adults with special needs and significant disabilities
  • Child abuse prevention
  • Teen parents
  • Homeless families
  • New immigrants
  • English-limited proficient families

Infant Toddler Development and Care Training:
Based on the modules of the Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC) at WestEd:

  • Modules I: Social and Emotional Growth &Development
  • Module II: Group Care
  • Module III: Learning & Development
  • Module IV: Culture, Family, & Providers
  • Module V: Beginning Together (Disabilities)

Both Infant Toddler Development and Care trainers are fully certified by PITC

CDA Training – Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification:

  • CDA Distance Learning Training

Relationship-based Training for EHS Home Visitors:

  • Based on the book “Babies Can’t Wait: Relationship-based Home Visiting” by Linda Kimura

EHS Group Socialization: Parent-child groups that rock!

  • Designed to create and implement developmentally-appropriate learning environments and curricula for parent and children.

Training and Technical Assistance:

  • Reflective and Supportive Supervision for Center-based and Home-based staff
  • Practical Teaching Strategies for Dual Language Learning