Leadership & Professional Education

The National P-3 Center focuses on systemic strategies that increase and support effective, cross-sector approaches to improving the preschool-through-3rd-grade years (0-8). Our approach to leadership and professional education is based on a deep understanding that one-time workshops are not effective in changing adult behaviors or in creating meaningful improvements in children's learning opportunities. Our leadership and professional education efforts are infused with a combination of extended learning time, team-based approaches, and a deep commitment to applying new knowledge to real-world work.

Our current leadership efforts include:

Update: Due to the changing P-3 landscape in Washington state, applications, enrollment, and launch for the 2018 Washington P-3 Executive Leadership Certificate Program will be delayed for approximately six to nine months. During this time Program staff will synthesize what we have
October 22-25, 2018 Applications for the 2018 National P-3 Institute are now closed. The National P-3 Institute provides an intensive professional learning opportunity for collaborative teams to deepen and extend their strategic efforts to implement P-3 approaches that create