from infant and toddler center-based programs and family care homes that have participated in on-site technical assistance and training services of the VA ITSN

“We have increased our safety standards – we thought we were excellent and now, after work with the VA Infant & Toddler Specialist Network, we are!”

The goals that were recommended by our infant and toddler specialist were attainable and our program is already better!”

The VA Infant & Toddler Specialist Network affords us the opportunity to put new ideas and practices into place to help us become better at what we do and the care we provide.”

We will no longer have missed opportunities in our classrooms; we now recognize more chances for teachable moments!”

This whole experience has been wonderful; I have already seen such improvements in my classrooms; we all are more aware of what we are doing and not doing; I would recommend this program to anyone!!”

The knowledge from our infant and toddler specialist is exceptional; she is a true gift to our program.  I cannot express in words how much our infant and toddler specialist has assisted my staff and renewed their spirit to teach and love our children more!”

Our infant and toddler specialist is very good at relating to administrators and staff because of her own experiences, education, and love for children.”

I was impressed with the feedback and time our infant and toddler specialist took with our program; she was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and knows her stuff!  We appreciate the support!”

It is wonderful to have someone like our infant and toddler specialist come in and provide such great ideas; she presents it all well and really interacts with the teachers in a positive manner; everyone was excited for her visit.”

Our infant and toddler specialist was amazing – she put our staff at ease; her personality was kind and even though she has vast amounts of knowledge, she puts her thoughts on a level easy to understand; we are so happy to have her.”