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Early Learning Professional Development

Topic Description Date

Loss  and Trauma 

This two-part workshop focuses on the emotional impact of loss and trauma on young children and explores the provider’s role in helping children cope with stressful events, such as divorce, separation, and changing caregivers.

Part One:

October 28, 2020

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

Part Two: 

October 29, 2020

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

Partnering with Parents  This two-part workshop provides an opportunity to learn skills that maximize providers’ ability to establish healthy communication and trust with parents and other caring adults in the lives of children.

 

Part One: 

November 5, 2020

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

Part Two: 

November 7, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Caring for Children in Mixed Age Groups 

Participants will engage in strategies to benefit mixed-age children in a group setting as well as how to create a safe place for all ages to learn and grow.

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Part A:

January 11, 2021

   6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Part B:

January 25, 2021 

 6:00 PM – 8:30

PM Register by Friday, 12/18/20

Scientific Inquiry for Young Children 

Examine ways to provide a rich science environment for children. Using hands-on techniques to explore everyday science and practice principles of inquiry and documentation that enhance discovery and scientific learning.

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Part A:

February 8, 2021

    6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

   Part B:

February 22, 2021

  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

  Register by    Friday, 1/29/21

Social-Emotional Development in Group Care 

Explore the origins of children’s behavior, including how biological factors, early childhood settings, family dynamics, and the greater community influence a child’s social-emotional development.

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Part A:

March 15, 2021

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM      
Part B:

March 20, 2021

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM 

Register by   Friday, 2/26/21

 

Topic

Description Date

Social-Emotional Development:

Self

 

In this 2-part interactive session, participants will use the structure and features of the California Pre-school Learning Foundations and the California Preschool Curriculum Framework, social-emotional development domain, self strand. Participants will recognize the integration opportunities between volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and utilize strategies identified for dual language learners and for children with special needs.

Part A: January 7, 2021

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  

Part B: January 9, 2021  

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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Register by Friday, 12/16/20

Social-Emotional Development:

Social Interactions

 

In this 2-part interactive session participants will use the structure and features of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and California Preschool Curriculum Framework, social-emotional development domain, social interaction strand. Participants will recognize the integration opportunities between volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and utilize strategies identified for dual language learners and for children with special needs.

Part A: February 11, 2021

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM   

Part B: February 13, 2021 

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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 Register by Friday, 1/29/20

Social-Emotional Development:

Relationships

 

In this 2-part interactive session participants will use the structure and features of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and California Preschool Curriculum Framework, social-emotional development domain, relationships strand. Participants will recognize the integration opportunities between volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and utilize strategies identified for dual language learners and for children with special needs.

Part A: March 11, 2021

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 Part B: March 13, 2021

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM 

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Register by Friday, 2/26/21

Fundamental Movement Skills and Health

In this 2-part interactive session, participants will discuss the structure and features of the California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2, health domain. Participants will learn how to use the California Preschool Learning Foundations and the California Preschool Curriculum Framework to enrich learning and development opportunities in health for all of California’s preschool children.

Part A: April 1, 2021

   6:00 PM – 8:00 PM      Part B: April 3, 2021

   9:30 AM – 11:30 AM 

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  Register by Friday, 3/19/21

Visual and Performing Arts:

Dance

In this 2-part interactive session participants will review the structure and features of the California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2, and the California Preschool Curriculum Framework, Volume 2, dance strand. Participants will also discuss the integration opportunities between volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and utilize strategies identified for dual language learners and for children with special needs.

Part A: May 6, 2021 

   6:00 PM – 8:00 PM    

Part B: May 8, 2021  

  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM 

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Register by Friday, 4/23/21

Visual and Performing Arts:

Drama

In this 2-part interactive session, participants will review the structure and features of the California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2, and the California Preschool Curriculum Framework, Volume 2, drama strand. The participant will also identify integration opportunities between volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with regard to learning opportunities and teachable moments in the dramatic arts and explore how drama can be used to increase vocabulary with dual language learners and describe strategies for children identified with special needs.

Part A: June 3, 2021 

  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

 Part B: June 5, 2021  

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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   Register by Friday,  5/21/21