Home | Books | Training Schedule | Registration | Child Development (CDA) Course | Director's Training | Book Onsite Training or Other Events | Conferences | Director's Roundtable | Helpful Links | Resources | Licensing Services | Client Reviews | Recent Clients | Recommendations | Contact Us | Parenting Seminars | Standardized Testing | The Shepherd's Christian Home School | About the speaker

Penn Consulting

Professional staff development and in service training for early childhood educators.
Professional development vendor for Georgia Department of Education's Office of Professional Learning.  
Courses are approved by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.
Seminars may be offered at your location with ten or more pre-registered participants. 

Penn Consulting is an education consulting firm specializing in professional development for early childhood education organizations. We provide inspirational staff development and business consulting for administrators and teachers of programs for young children. Our objectives are to ensure optimal development of children by developing programs that engage every learner and to improve processes and performance in order to provide the best service possible to Georgia’s young children.


Organization Development Services Provided:

  • Licensing Application Completion
  • Corporate Document Drafting (Articles of Incorporation/Bylaws)
  • 501.c.3 Tax Exemption Application
  • Mock Inspection
  • Classroom setup
  • Training-Staff Development
  • Staff Observation/Performance Appraisals
  • Grantwriting
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program Enrollment
  • Sales Tax Exemption Application
  • General Consultation

New Bright from the Start Approved Workshops
Child Development - The Infancy and Toddler Years 30 Hours 
Child Development - The Preschool Years 30 Hours 
Moral Development 2 Hours 
The Classroom Management Strategy Toolbox 4 Hours
Every Child Learns Differently - Differentiated Instruction Pre-K to 3rd Grade 6 hours
Child Development Associate 120 Hours 
Classroom face-to-face and online courses available!
  • Healthy and Happy Children - Injury Control
  • Healthy & Happy Children - Infectious Disease
  • Healthy & Happy Children - Child Abuse
  • Reading is "Fun"damental
  • Professionalism-21st Century Parents and Teachers
  • Effective Discipline Principles and Techniques
  • Director's Training 40-Hour Workshop
  • Introductory Spanish for Educators
  • Money, Money, Money! - Grantwriting
  • The Way Kids Learn-Brain Based Instruction Methods
  • Effective Planning and Administration of Programs for Young Children
  • Effective Parenting in a Defective World
  • Parenting in the Real World-Kids Don't Come With Instructions
  • Purposeful Actions-Developing Supportive Family Connections
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Transformational Teaching
  • Budgeting Basics for Program Administrators
  • Grant Writing Basics for Program Administrators
  • Leadership Development and Management of Early Educators
  • Developing and Managing Employees Successfully 
Call 678.557.8684 or email apenn@pennconsulting.org for more information.


Althea Penn, M.Ed.Adm, NAC, PDS

Althea Penn has a passion for early childhood education and enjoys working with children.  She has over twenty years of experience in education serving as a teacher, director, and principal.  Mrs. Penn has earned a Masters degree in Education Administration, certification as an Early Childhood Educator and the National Administrator Credential.  This well-rounded background equips her to share with fellow educators and parents, as she regularly conducts high quality early childhood professional development seminars and workshops throughout the Southeastern United States.  She is an inspirational communicator and serves as a featured conference speaker for The Georgia Preschool Association, The Association of Christian Schools International, Kid’s Advocacy Coalition, Quality Care for Children, and other organizations which share her passion for children.   Mrs. Penn is married to her best friend and high school sweetheart.  They are the parents of two beautiful daughters who have also become certified educators.  You can usually find her curled up with her grandkids and a book. 


Check out her books at www.amazon.com/author/altheafpenn               

View Althea Penn's profile on LinkedIn

Equipping early educators!


Solution Graphics

Contact us for further information or to register for a seminar.

You can e-mail us at:  apenn@pennconsulting.org

Child Development
Professional Development
Organization Development