Teaching At The Beginning, Inc. is dedicated to promoting best practices in early childhood education and preschool dual language learning.  To that end, we provide professional development sessions and cutting-edge videos to shine a bright light on research-driven practices, supporting and reflecting the dynamic work of early childhood educators.

For the past nine years, our nonprofit has presented to a wide variety of organizations, including:

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children, Institute and Conferences
  • California Association for the Education of Young Children, Forums and Conferences
  • Los Angeles Universal Preschool, Annual Conference
  • Head Start, Montebello Unified School District
  • Head Start, County of Los Angeles
  • Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
  • Los Angeles Unified School District, Early Childhood Education Division
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, Early Childhood Education Division
  • California Association for Bilingual Education, Annual Conference
  • University of California, Los Angeles Extension – Guest Speaker
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Early Childhood Education Centers
  • California State University, Northridge – Guest Speaker
  • Santa Monica College, Early Childhood Education Conference
  • Language Institute, Annual Conference
  • Hope Street Family Center, Trainer of Trainers Module
  • Southern California Association for the Education of Young Children, Conference
  • Teach For America, Annual Conference

Teaching At The Beginning, Inc. has created two video series, now featured on its YouTube channel:

     The Young Dual Language Learner: 20 Short Videos

     Soyul & Teacher Yvette