Learning and Development Learning and Development


Expanding knowledge, enhancing careers.

From your first day, we give you the tools and resources to grow and thrive at LCG.

Start Strong: New Employee Orientation
Your career starts growing from day one. We aim to create a welcoming, personalized experience for all new team members. Your new employee orientation training focuses on key elements of our organizational vision, including safety and quality. Discover LCG through videos, eLearning, hands-on activities, tours, discussions, demonstrations, and personalized interactions.

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Save On Your Studies
Learning is a lifelong endeavor! Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees are all in your reach. Our Tuition Reimbursement Program offers financial assistance for academic study at accredited colleges and universities, as well as for those pursuing or renewing a Child Development Associate® (CDA) Credential. Upon hire, we can help you get discounted tuition at partnering colleges and universities.

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Professional Development Opportunities

For Teachers

Magic happens daily in our classrooms because teachers are the heart of our organization. These programs will boost your unique educator energy and help you reach your maximum potential.

Teacher In-Service Day

Twice a year, educators can enhance their knowledge and skills in a collaborative setting with a day that focuses on key safety, education, and customer service topics. You’ll hear from subject matter experts and engage in connected learning activities with fellow colleagues.

CDA® Training

With us, earning a CDA is easy and affordable. Administered by the Council for Professional Recognition, the CDA is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education. LCG’s FREE preparatory program offers training, in-house support, and a pay increase upon completion (plus potential advancement opportunities).

Master Teacher Program*

Become a curriculum and ECE expert to make a difference throughout your school. Master your future by training to be the best teacher, coach, mentor, and role model you can be—and earn more in the process.
*This exclusive program is offered annually to a select group of nominated and eligible teachers.

For School Leadership and Corporate Roles

There’s always more to learn! Mentorship is an essential element as you advance your career, and these programs have you learning from the best.

Leadership Development Program

You’ll gain general knowledge of LCG policies and procedures in six key areas: Marketing, Operations, Finance, Curriculum, Compliance, and Human Resources. You’ll complete eLearning, hands-on activities, and spend time with a mentor director to learn best practices and walk away feeling prepared to take on your new role.

New Director Leadership Academy

This program is truly all about you, your leadership, and your pathway to success! Gain insight into your own strengths and opportunities. You’ll be able to reflect on your skills as a leader and make plans to further your development. We offer tools, resources, best practices, and opportunities to pose questions and learn from your peers and several of our leaders.

Corporate Development Opportunities

At the corporate level, each team member is encouraged, empowered, and supported. As your goals evolve, the organization’s offerings do too! We offer opportunities for coaching, mentoring, skills training, eLearning, regular leadership development sessions, and dedicated time to expand your network and create meaningful connections.