Training Sessions

Staff Training

Managing Challenging Behaviors in Preschool and School Age Classrooms

04/01/2023 9 am - 12 pm

If you’re like most of us, you feel frustrated and defeated when confronted with a child with challenging behaviors. The daily struggles sap your energy and joy in teaching.  You worry that you’re failing not only that child and his family but the rest of the children in your group as well. We may not be… Read more »

Literacy Beyond Books: Using flannel boards, puppets, and props to enhance literacy learning

02/28/2023 6:30-8:30

As teachers, we strive to create literacy activities that facilitate learning and certainly foster natural curiosity. The challenge is HOW do we do this? In this training you will learn ways to elevate your literacy time incorporating new interactive methods to use literacy props, puppets, and flannel boards. Cost is $20.00 per person or $15.00… Read more »

Creating a Playful Classroom

12/06/2022 6:30-8:30 pm

Have you ever asked yourself about creativity and playfulness in the classroom.   How do I get better at it?   How do I bring it into the classroom? How do I foster a love of creativity and play within the children I teach?  In this workshop, you’ll learn how to create playful instructional activities for your… Read more »

How to Talk so Children will Listen

11/02/2022 6:30-8:30 pm

Imagine that you are a three-year-old child walking into a classroom for the first time. Think about how you might feel. Are you scared? Confused? Excited?  What if you start to cry and the teacher tells you that you’re too old to cry or says stop crying there is nothing wrong!  How might you feel about… Read more »

Diversity and Inclusion in Child Care

10/05/2022 6:30-830 pm

Kids start noticing diversity way younger than you might realize.  Teaching our classrooms about our similarities and differences will also help them understand their own identity in a social context.   This workshop is designed to help childcare professionals promote diversity and inclusion in early childhood education while discouraging negative stereotypes basic on race, culture, gender,… Read more »

Managing Challenging Behaviors

09/08/2022 6:30-8:30 pm

If you’re like most of us, you feel frustrated and defeated when confronted with a child with challenging behaviors. The daily struggles sap your energy and joy in teaching.  You worry that you’re failing not only that child and his family but the rest of the children in your group as well. We may not… Read more »

Summer Blast 2022

06/04/2022 8:30 am-12 pm

Ready for summer? The leadership team is focused on preparing you for the summer program that is rapidly approaching. It’s never too early to learn more about the amazing summer program by taking workshops on fieldtrip protocol, curriculum, safety, and OSHA standards. Mandatory for ALL Staff.  

Planning for and Managing Transitions Throughout the Day

05/10/2022 6:30pm-8:30pm

Transitions are an essential part of building a supportive classroom for young children!  The purpose of this training is to highlight different ways to plan and help children transition and to assist early childhood professionals learn preventive strategies for challenging behaviors during routine times of the school day.

Planning for Gross Motor Activities for Indoors and Outdoors

04/06/2022 6:30-8:30 pm

Many people believe children automatically acquire and perfect motor skills, such as running and jumping, as their bodies grow, that is only part of the process.  This workshop is designed to train early childhood professionals on promoting physical activity in early childhood settings. You will also learn ways to help children work on certain gross… Read more »

Summer Planning

03/08/2022 6:30-8:30 pm

Shhh!  It’s a surprise.  Come join us for the scoop on our new summer theme.  Plan for fun and bring your creativity to help develop activities for Summer fun and Sneak Peek Week Mandatory for all teaching staff