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CLI Engage Public Access

Texas School Ready's online resources are housed on our online platform, CLI Engage. Many resources are available for FREE, all you need to do in create a quick account to login. The resources include many hours of online professional development and classroom activities. All online courses provide CPE or clock hour certificates upon completion.

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CIRCLE Activity Collection

Used in the Texas School Ready project for over a decade, the CIRCLE Activity Collection includes hundreds of activities for infant, toddler, and preschool teachers, available in both English and Spanish. Perfect for public schools, Head Starts, and center- or home-based childcare, the collection supports teachers’ implementation through video examples, sample lesson scripts, scaffolding tips, and alignments to state guidelines, as well as tools to filter and save favorite activities.

Online Professional Development

CLI Engage hosts many online professional development courses for early childhood teachers, administrators, coaches, and parents. Users can receive a certificate certifying their completion in every course on CLI Engage for either Continuing Professional Education hours (CPEs) or Child Care Licensing clock hours.

Beginning Education: Early Childcare at Home - BEECH is designed for home-based childcare providers of children from birth to five and focuses on supporting children's social-emotional, cognitive, language, literacy, and mathematics development.

CIRCLE Infant and Toddler Teacher Training: "Play with Me" Series - Learn strategies to target infant and toddler language, literacy, social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development, as well as best practices in responsive caregiving and using developmental assessments.

Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines Training - CLI partnered with the Texas Education Agency for this online training that guides teachers through the child outcomes and instructional strategies presented in the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (2015).

Texas Infant, Toddler, and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines Training - This series familiarizes caregivers with the state’s early learning guidelines across four domains: language and communication, health and motor skills, social and emotional development, and cognitive development.

Texas Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners and Administrators - This training introduces learners to the TX Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners and Administrators, developed by the TX Head Start State Collaboration Office and TX Early Learning Council.

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Public Access Resources

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