The Yuma Region Partnership Council, in collaboration with Eight-Arizona PBS is pleased to announce:
Community Based Professional Development
…for all early childhood educators in Yuma County. Whether you are center-based, school-based or home-based, please plan on attending. No Charge!
All workshops will be held from 8:00am to noon with a light breakfast and check-in at 7:30am.
September 14, 2013
October 12, 2013
November 16, 2013
January 11, 2014
February 8, 2014
March 15, 2014
May 17, 2014
First Things First partners with parents and families to help all kids stay healthy and be ready to succeed in school. The mission of First Things First, its programs, services, and funding helps this happen.
All sessions will be based around Developmentally Appropriate Practice and will directly apply to what you do every day. Join national and local experts in learning new techniques and practicing the proven methods you use every day.
You are encouraged to attend all workshops, or the dates of your choice.
Childcare will be provided! (up to 20 children after the age of 18 months)
All participants receive a copy of NAEYC's book! Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teachers of Children 3 to 6
CEU Credit Available CEU credit will be made available. For every three institutes you attend, 1 CEU is available.
Tenative Session Topics
Dr. Martha Munoz – Whole group workshop based around “Developmentally Appropriate Practice”
Math Strategies for Preschool
Building a Lesson Plan
Dealing with Celebrations in Early Childhood Programs
Strategies for Early Language and Literacy Development
Building a Schedule
Coaching and Mentoring
Use of CLASS – Classroom Assessment Scoring System
DAP-Cognitive/Language/ Literacy Environments
Vocabulary and Language
How to do Observations
Top Ten Behavioral Problems in Early Childhood and How to Fix Them – A Positive Behavioral Support Approach
Exploring the Teacher’s Role
Sounds and Rhythm of Language
Activities for Infants and Toddlers
Parents as Partners
Schedules and Transitions
Guidance and Discipline
Hard to Handle Parents
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)
Leadership in ECE
The new CDA Process
Exploring Books and Stories
Enhancing Social Competency of Infants and Toddlers