• "The Virginia Infant and Toddler Specialist Network strengthens practices in early care and education programs to enhance the healthy growth and development of infants and toddlers."
      The VA Infant & Toddler Specialist Network is a program of Child Development Resources and is supported by the Virginia Department of Social Services Grant #93.575, with funds made available to Virginia from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    The infant and toddler specialist provided the following services to caregivers/ teachers and directors in the North Central region from July 2010 through June 2011:

    Programs that received on-site services: 11
    On-site hours: 468
    Overall quality score of on-site services: 4.6
    Training events: 44
    Participants at training events: 730
    Total training event hours: 111
    Overall quality score of training events: 4.8
    Other activities: 68

    On-site services are intensive, individualized training and technical assistance
    to center based programs and family care homes.

    Training events
    include audio conferences, cluster trainings, on-site trainings,
    conference presentations, and director’s forums.

    Other activities
    include marketing, networking, and providing linkages and

    Overall quality scores
    are based on a Likert scale where the highest possible
    score is 5.


    Virginia Infant Toddler Specialist Network


    Paula Bellville, Infant and Toddler Specialist
    Email:  bellvillepe@staffordschools.net

    Lisa Everett, Infant and Toddler Specialist
    Email: everettlm@staffordschools.net

    Phone:  (540) 373-2072  Ext. 150