Professional Development

Our Approach

The Discovery Source is unique in the way we approach the ongoing support of our customers. We are deeply committed to the success of our customers, and offer a personalized, consultive approach to understanding customer needs, with an emphasis on collaborative problem solving. As a family run business with decades of expertise in the field of education, we offer multiple solutions to meet a myriad of needs. We’re experienced in supporting large-scale trainings and implementations, while remaining small and nimble enough to pivot and customize solutions for the most detailed requirements.

The Discovery Source partners with educators and leading experts in researched-based instructional strategies to create solutions and professional development services that increase teacher effectiveness and school readiness, strengthen family engagement, support social emotional development, and promote self-esteem in both teachers and children.

Above all else we are committed to elevating the importance of high-quality early childhood education, to ensure each and every child has a solid foundation for future success in school and in life. We deeply value and are proud of the relationships we’ve built with customers along the way.

Hear What Our Customers are Saying!

  • Both trainers were excellent presenters. I was dreading a first time Zoom training but I enjoyed every moment. Seeing some of the other participants in the chat room was also very nice. Great job.

    —Anonymous teacher, The Calming Kit Virtual Training, June 2020

  • The course was wonderful, and exceeded my expectations. I’m very grateful for these valuable tools I can bring to my work. The training materials received were very good and the preparation by the coach was very special, without a doubt, the course for me was a success that will help our children’s learning.

    —Anonymous teacher, Frame Their Learning Virtual Training, August 2020

  • The information is very clear and precise, it is one of the best courses I have ever taken and the materials offered to us were very good.

    —Anonymous teacher, Frame Their Learning Virtual Training, August 2020

Our Trainings

We offer a wide variety of professional development solutions to meet any schedule and budget. Our trainings provide opportunities for customers to deeply engage with subject matter experts over the course of a single day or multiple days, and all trainings can be delivered onsite or virtually.

In addition to implementation support for The Discovery Source products and solutions, we can personalize professional development to the specific needs of programs, coaches, and teachers, inclusive of best practices and other issues of topical relevance in early childhood – support where you need it most.

Dave Scahill teaches