Educational Services

Professional Development Trainings

Verve offers a variety of training topics and can tailor sessions to meet the unique needs of school teams. Sessions can be either in-person or virtual. Our consultants are specialized in many types of curriculums, assessment, math and literacy strategies, and early childhood leadership. The following are some of the areas that Verve has specialty training in and can tailor trainings on:

Ages & Stages

Ages and Stages Social Emotional Screening

Classroom Assessment Scoring System
(CLASS-Pre K-3rd Grade Level)

Creative Curriculum

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment

Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale

Early Screening Inventory

Hawaii Early Learning Profile (HELP)

High Scope Curriculum

NYC-DOE Units of Study and Explorations

Preschool Classroom Mathematics Inventory

Tools of the Mind Curriculum

Support for Early Literacy Assessment

Teaching Strategies Gold

Work Sampling System

Early Childhood Program Quality Assessments

Program Quality assessments, like ECERS and CLASS, are globally normed tools to measure quality using a variety of indicators across many areas of programming. Verve’s consultants are CLASS certified in Prek-3rd grade and have led over 75 teams through ECERS evaluations. Lyneé Lopez, Verve’s founder and master consultant, is often sought out for CLASS and ECERS aligned coaching. With her specialized approach, she has supported programs in obtaining excellent ECERS scores in programs all across New York State. ECERS and CLASS coaching is offered in a hybrid model of virtual and in person sessions. Our Masters Community offers regular supports for best practices in these areas as well.

Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale

Classroom Assessment Scoring System
(CLASS-Pre K -3rd Grade Level)

Educational Coaching

Verve’s consultants are committed to creating connected and impactful relationships. Educational coaching allows our team to support teachers and leaders in building their unique style while remaining a partner of an early childhood team. Using nationally normed program quality standards as the foundation, we help educators connect the dots of meeting the many governing standards/expectations while providing a fun and engaging experience for students. Coaching sessions are offered in-person and virtually.

Early Childhood Grant Writing

Verve specializes in early childhood grant writing and request for proposals (RFPs). Our 100% success rate has secured over 100 million dollars for programs to provide and maintain high quality state and federally funded preschool programs.

Keynote Speaker

Lyneé Lopez, Founder and Master Consultant, is available for keynote speaker events, and as a panel guest on a variety of early childhood topics. Her engaging and motivational approach to leading breakout sessions has been sought out by early childhood programs and thought leaders around the world. She is a powerful, courageous, and connected leader and embodies the VERVE spirit! 

Building a high-quality early childhood program

How to align ECERS and CLASS into the everyday classroom

The journey of transformation

Positive mindset and goals setting

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