Training Sessions

Staff Training

Come and Play!

12/04/2019 6:30 pm -8:30 pm

We say that Ebenezer’s program is ‘play based’. What does that really mean? What can we learn about and from children and their play? Come and join us in some play and discover the answers.

Social Studies in Early Care and Education-Part 2`

11/14/2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is a continuation of Part 1 and participants must attend both.

Social Studies in Early Care and Education-Part 1

11/05/2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PLAN TO ATTEND PART 1 AND PART 2 What is social studies anyway? How do I plan social studies in my classroom? Children are born into a community. From birth, they begin exploring their world. At each stage of development—infant, toddler, preschool, and school age—children look around and try to make sense of their social… Read more »

Using Loose Parts to Enhance Child Engagement and Creativity

10/19/2019 9 am - 12 pm

What are Loose Parts? Loose parts are materials that can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned, lined up, and taken apart and put back together in multiple ways. These are materials with no specific set of directions that can be used alone or combined with other materials. Loose parts can be natural or synthetic. Come find… Read more »

Managing Challenging Behavior in the Early Childhood Classroom – Part 2

09/28/2019 9 am -12 pm

This is a continuation of Part 1 and participants must plan on attending both.

Managing Challenging Behavior in the Early Childhood Classroom – Part 1

09/14/2019 9 am -12 pm

PLAN TO ATTEND PART 1 AND PART 2 The single best way to address challenging behaviors in young children today is to take steps to make sure that they never occur. While there is no universal magic wand for preventing challenging behaviors, there are several early intervention strategies that researchers suggest to prevent challenging behaviors…. Read more »

Using Music to Enhance Learning and Development – Part 2

08/28/2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is a continuation of part 1 and participants must plan on attending both.

Using Music to Enhance Learning and Development – Part 1

08/15/2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PLAN TO ATTEND PART 1 AND PART 2 Children love music! As early as infancy, we see children sway and bounce as they express themselves through music. It is reported that even a fetus hears and reacts to music! Learn how music impacts children’s development, how teachers can build on children’s natural love of music… Read more »

Infant and Toddler Sensory and Science

04/13/2019 9 am - 11:30 am

Throughout the morning we will explore ways to enhance science and sensory in infant and toddler classrooms. Participants will learn practical curriculum activities and have an opportunity to discuss experiences and share ideas with other teachers in their specific age group. This training will be geared toward infants and toddlers (up to age 2).

Literacy in Early Education – Part 2

04/30/2019 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

This is a continuation of Literacy in Early Education – Part 1 and participants must plan on attending both sessions.