Professional Development Information System
The Professional Development Information System (PDIS) is a web-based system supporting professional development for Colorado’s early childhood workforce.
The PDIS will support early childhood professionals in multiple ways throughout their career:
Track training and education
Provide quality online professional development
Calculate Credential level
Help individuals choose professional development according to their competency level, professional development goals, job role and geographic location.
You will use a personal e-mail address to create a profile so that you control the information that is shared.
To start your profile, visit https://ecpd.costartstrong.org and follow the instructions where it tells you to “Register Here!”
The following resources will help you get to know the PDIS!
5 Steps Summary
5 Steps Summary in Spanish
PDIS Fact Sheet
VIDEO - Setting Up an Email Account
VIDEO - Step 1: Registering in the PDIS
VIDEO - Step 2: Taking E-learning Courses
VIDEO - Step 3: Applying for the Early Childhood Professional Credential
VIDEO - Step 4 & 5: Completing the Competencies Self-Assessment and Individual Professional Development Plan
Colorado's Early Learning Professional Development System Plan
Download Google Chrome
Name Change Attestation Statement
Pre-service and Orientation Training Fact Sheet