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Thursday, 09/01/2016

Infant Mental Health - What Is It and Why Is It Important
Thursday, 09/01/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Parent with Infant and Child

Early Care and Education professionals have an important role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infant and toddlers. This workshop will begin by presenting a definition and overview of infant mental health. Next the importance of early relationships for healthy brain development and the role of secure attachments and self-regulation for infant mental health will be highlighted. Practical strategies for recognizing infant stress signals and promoting infant mental health will be a focus of the workshop.

 

Location

  • Tippy Toes, 33 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH, 03054

Saturday, 09/10/2016

Calling All Learners: Creating Inclusive and Respectful Classroom Culture
Saturday, 09/10/2016 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

Classroom with Children

“Helping young children understand differences: Getting to the roots of inclusion”

Young children are naturally curious and begin to understand the world by recognizing human differences from a young age. Early Childhood professionals have an important role in helping young children develop a foundation of respect and inclusion. This work shop will focus on practical strategies for helping young children understand and appreciated differences.

“Transitions, Traditions, Routines & Rituals: Learning where you would least expect it”

Putting coats away, transitioning from activity to activity, putting things away, washing hands, cleaning up, etc. etc. This things seem to happen day in day weather we think about them or not. By carefully attending to transitions, traditions, routines and rituals early childhood professionals have the opportunity to foster positive relationships, build social skills and create a positive classroom/program culture. This workshop will feature strategies and ideas you can use to build a positive classroom culture.

“Creating Meaningful Family Involvement Plans: Work Session”

Family engagement is a cornerstone of a thriving positive & respectful program culture. Family involvement in early childhood programs has been associated with positive child outcomes such as, social competence, communication skills, cognitive development and expressive language skills. This workshop will present a framework for creating comprehensive family involvement plans, which participants will create as part of the workshop.

 

Location

  • Wolfeboro Area CC, 180 South Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH, 03894

Monday, 09/12/2016

Building a Foundation for the Future: Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers
Monday, 09/12/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Promoting Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood
Building a Foundation for the Future:
Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers

Social competency can seem mysterious. Some infants and toddlers seem to connect easily with everybody and others seem to struggle to fit in. Social and emotional competence involves a child’s ability to regulate and express emotions and form close and secure relationships. It involves skills such as self-confidence, curiosity, motivation, persistence, and self-control. Infant/Toddler professionals have an important role in promoting the social emotional learning.

Grounded in the research-based “Pyramid Model” developed at the Center on the Social Emotional Foundation of Early Learning (CSEFEL), this series will utilize material from the CSEFEL Infant/Toddler training modules to  provide a thorough framework of strategies to support emerging social emotional competence in very young children.

 

 

September 12: Module 1 - Understanding Social Emotional Development

This module will focus on developing a “deep dive” thorough understanding of social emotional competency, how it develops and the infant/toddler 
professional’s role in promoting social emotional learning.

September 26: Module 2 - Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families

This module will focus on how relationships with infants and toddlers and their families are crucial in creating a positive social/emotional climate in your program. Through the lens of attachment, strategies for forming and sustaining relationships with children and families while navigating the day to day challenges of working in an infant/toddler setting will be presented. This will include strategies for supporting parents in forming positive secure relationships.

October 10: Module 3 - Creating High Quality Supportive Environments for Promoting Social Emotional Learning

This module will focus on how the physical environment, schedules and routines support the social/emotional development of infants and toddlers. Strategies for providing individualized responsive care and education will be presented.

October 24: Module 4 - Using Targeted strategies to build social emotional skills

This module will focus on emotional literacy, the ability to identify, understand and express emotions in a healthy way, as well as the ability to recognize emotions in others. Strategies for promoting age appropriate social and emotional skills will be presented.

November 5: Module 5 + 6 - A Relationship based approach to challenging behavior

This module will focus on understanding and responding to challenging behavior. Strategies for understanding the meaning behind challenging behaviors and strategies for helping toddlers learn the skills to begin to understand and regulate their emotions and behaviors will be an emphasis. Strategies for helping parents and caregivers respond to challenging behaviors will also be explored.

Dates & Times

Module One 9/12, 6:00-9:00
Module Two 9/26, 6:00-9:00
Module Three 10/10, 6:00-9:00
Module Four 10/24, 6:00-9:00
Modules Five & Six 11/5 8:30-3:30

18 hours Professional Development

Cosponsored by NH AEYC for more info and to register go to: http://nhaeyc.org/professional-development/training-series/

Location

  • YWCA, 72 Concord St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Tuesday, 09/13/2016

Infant Mental Health - What Is It and Why Is It Important
Tuesday, 09/13/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Parent with Infant and Child

Early Care and Education professionals have an important role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infant and toddlers. This workshop will begin by presenting a definition and overview of infant mental health. Next the importance of early relationships for healthy brain development and the role of secure attachments and self-regulation for infant mental health will be highlighted. Practical strategies for recognizing infant stress signals and promoting infant mental health will be a focus of the workshop.

Location

  • Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH, 03581

Saturday, 09/17/2016

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Saturday, 09/17/2016 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

Sometimes the best first aid is YOU.

Participants will receive 8 hours of professional development time with certificates available.

Register Here or use the link in the flyer.

 

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Location

  • Grafton County UNHCE Office, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Thursday, 09/22/2016

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 09/22/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Friday, 09/23/2016

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Friday, 09/23/2016 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

Sometimes the best first aid is YOU.

Participants will receive 8 hours of professional development time with certificates available.

Register Here or use the link in the flyer.

 

Linked file:

Location

  • Wilton Public & Greg Free Library, 42 Main St, Wilton, NH, 03086

Monday, 09/26/2016

Building a Foundation for the Future: Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers
Monday, 09/26/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Promoting Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood
Building a Foundation for the Future:
Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers

Social competency can seem mysterious. Some infants and toddlers seem to connect easily with everybody and others seem to struggle to fit in. Social and emotional competence involves a child’s ability to regulate and express emotions and form close and secure relationships. It involves skills such as self-confidence, curiosity, motivation, persistence, and self-control. Infant/Toddler professionals have an important role in promoting the social emotional learning.

Grounded in the research-based “Pyramid Model” developed at the Center on the Social Emotional Foundation of Early Learning (CSEFEL), this series will utilize material from the CSEFEL Infant/Toddler training modules to  provide a thorough framework of strategies to support emerging social emotional competence in very young children.

 

 

September 12: Module 1 - Understanding Social Emotional Development

This module will focus on developing a “deep dive” thorough understanding of social emotional competency, how it develops and the infant/toddler 
professional’s role in promoting social emotional learning.

September 26: Module 2 - Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families

This module will focus on how relationships with infants and toddlers and their families are crucial in creating a positive social/emotional climate in your program. Through the lens of attachment, strategies for forming and sustaining relationships with children and families while navigating the day to day challenges of working in an infant/toddler setting will be presented. This will include strategies for supporting parents in forming positive secure relationships.

October 10: Module 3 - Creating High Quality Supportive Environments for Promoting Social Emotional Learning

This module will focus on how the physical environment, schedules and routines support the social/emotional development of infants and toddlers. Strategies for providing individualized responsive care and education will be presented.

October 24: Module 4 - Using Targeted strategies to build social emotional skills

This module will focus on emotional literacy, the ability to identify, understand and express emotions in a healthy way, as well as the ability to recognize emotions in others. Strategies for promoting age appropriate social and emotional skills will be presented.

November 5: Module 5 + 6 - A Relationship based approach to challenging behavior

This module will focus on understanding and responding to challenging behavior. Strategies for understanding the meaning behind challenging behaviors and strategies for helping toddlers learn the skills to begin to understand and regulate their emotions and behaviors will be an emphasis. Strategies for helping parents and caregivers respond to challenging behaviors will also be explored.

Dates & Times

Module One 9/12, 6:00-9:00
Module Two 9/26, 6:00-9:00
Module Three 10/10, 6:00-9:00
Module Four 10/24, 6:00-9:00
Modules Five & Six 11/5 8:30-3:30

18 hours Professional Development

Cosponsored by NH AEYC for more info and to register go to: http://nhaeyc.org/professional-development/training-series/

Location

  • YWCA, 72 Concord St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Thursday, 09/29/2016

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 09/29/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Tuesday, 10/04/2016

Infant Mental Health - What Is It and Why Is It Important
Tuesday, 10/04/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Parent with Infant and Child

Early Care and Education professionals have an important role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infant and toddlers. This workshop will begin by presenting a definition and overview of infant mental health. Next the importance of early relationships for healthy brain development and the role of secure attachments and self-regulation for infant mental health will be highlighted. Practical strategies for recognizing infant stress signals and promoting infant mental health will be a focus of the workshop.

Location

  • St. Peter's HOme, 300 Kelly Street, Manchester, NH, 03102

Thursday, 10/06/2016

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Monday, 10/10/2016

Building a Foundation for the Future: Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers
Monday, 10/10/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Promoting Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood
Building a Foundation for the Future:
Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers

Social competency can seem mysterious. Some infants and toddlers seem to connect easily with everybody and others seem to struggle to fit in. Social and emotional competence involves a child’s ability to regulate and express emotions and form close and secure relationships. It involves skills such as self-confidence, curiosity, motivation, persistence, and self-control. Infant/Toddler professionals have an important role in promoting the social emotional learning.

Grounded in the research-based “Pyramid Model” developed at the Center on the Social Emotional Foundation of Early Learning (CSEFEL), this series will utilize material from the CSEFEL Infant/Toddler training modules to  provide a thorough framework of strategies to support emerging social emotional competence in very young children.

 

 

September 12: Module 1 - Understanding Social Emotional Development

This module will focus on developing a “deep dive” thorough understanding of social emotional competency, how it develops and the infant/toddler 
professional’s role in promoting social emotional learning.

September 26: Module 2 - Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families

This module will focus on how relationships with infants and toddlers and their families are crucial in creating a positive social/emotional climate in your program. Through the lens of attachment, strategies for forming and sustaining relationships with children and families while navigating the day to day challenges of working in an infant/toddler setting will be presented. This will include strategies for supporting parents in forming positive secure relationships.

October 10: Module 3 - Creating High Quality Supportive Environments for Promoting Social Emotional Learning

This module will focus on how the physical environment, schedules and routines support the social/emotional development of infants and toddlers. Strategies for providing individualized responsive care and education will be presented.

October 24: Module 4 - Using Targeted strategies to build social emotional skills

This module will focus on emotional literacy, the ability to identify, understand and express emotions in a healthy way, as well as the ability to recognize emotions in others. Strategies for promoting age appropriate social and emotional skills will be presented.

November 5: Module 5 + 6 - A Relationship based approach to challenging behavior

This module will focus on understanding and responding to challenging behavior. Strategies for understanding the meaning behind challenging behaviors and strategies for helping toddlers learn the skills to begin to understand and regulate their emotions and behaviors will be an emphasis. Strategies for helping parents and caregivers respond to challenging behaviors will also be explored.

Dates & Times

Module One 9/12, 6:00-9:00
Module Two 9/26, 6:00-9:00
Module Three 10/10, 6:00-9:00
Module Four 10/24, 6:00-9:00
Modules Five & Six 11/5 8:30-3:30

18 hours Professional Development

Cosponsored by NH AEYC for more info and to register go to: http://nhaeyc.org/professional-development/training-series/

Location

  • YWCA, 72 Concord St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Thursday, 10/13/2016

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 10/13/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Saturday, 10/15/2016

Calling All Learners: Creating Inclusive and Respectful Classroom Culture
Saturday, 10/15/2016 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

Classroom with Children

“Helping young children understand differences: Getting to the roots of inclusion”

Young children are naturally curious and begin to understand the world by recognizing human differences from a young age. Early Childhood professionals have an important role in helping young children develop a foundation of respect and inclusion. This work shop will focus on practical strategies for helping young children understand and appreciated differences.

“Transitions, Traditions, Routines & Rituals: Learning where you would least expect it”

Putting coats away, transitioning from activity to activity, putting things away, washing hands, cleaning up, etc. etc. This things seem to happen day in day weather we think about them or not. By carefully attending to transitions, traditions, routines and rituals early childhood professionals have the opportunity to foster positive relationships, build social skills and create a positive classroom/program culture. This workshop will feature strategies and ideas you can use to build a positive classroom culture.

“Creating Meaningful Family Involvement Plans: Work Session”

Family engagement is a cornerstone of a thriving positive & respectful program culture. Family involvement in early childhood programs has been associated with positive child outcomes such as, social competence, communication skills, cognitive development and expressive language skills. This workshop will present a framework for creating comprehensive family involvement plans, which participants will create as part of the workshop.

Location

  • Manchester Community College, 1066 Front Street, Manchester, NH,

Thursday, 10/20/2016

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 10/20/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Monday, 10/24/2016

Building a Foundation for the Future: Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers
Monday, 10/24/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Promoting Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood
Building a Foundation for the Future:
Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers

Social competency can seem mysterious. Some infants and toddlers seem to connect easily with everybody and others seem to struggle to fit in. Social and emotional competence involves a child’s ability to regulate and express emotions and form close and secure relationships. It involves skills such as self-confidence, curiosity, motivation, persistence, and self-control. Infant/Toddler professionals have an important role in promoting the social emotional learning.

Grounded in the research-based “Pyramid Model” developed at the Center on the Social Emotional Foundation of Early Learning (CSEFEL), this series will utilize material from the CSEFEL Infant/Toddler training modules to  provide a thorough framework of strategies to support emerging social emotional competence in very young children.

 

 

September 12: Module 1 - Understanding Social Emotional Development

This module will focus on developing a “deep dive” thorough understanding of social emotional competency, how it develops and the infant/toddler 
professional’s role in promoting social emotional learning.

September 26: Module 2 - Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families

This module will focus on how relationships with infants and toddlers and their families are crucial in creating a positive social/emotional climate in your program. Through the lens of attachment, strategies for forming and sustaining relationships with children and families while navigating the day to day challenges of working in an infant/toddler setting will be presented. This will include strategies for supporting parents in forming positive secure relationships.

October 10: Module 3 - Creating High Quality Supportive Environments for Promoting Social Emotional Learning

This module will focus on how the physical environment, schedules and routines support the social/emotional development of infants and toddlers. Strategies for providing individualized responsive care and education will be presented.

October 24: Module 4 - Using Targeted strategies to build social emotional skills

This module will focus on emotional literacy, the ability to identify, understand and express emotions in a healthy way, as well as the ability to recognize emotions in others. Strategies for promoting age appropriate social and emotional skills will be presented.

November 5: Module 5 + 6 - A Relationship based approach to challenging behavior

This module will focus on understanding and responding to challenging behavior. Strategies for understanding the meaning behind challenging behaviors and strategies for helping toddlers learn the skills to begin to understand and regulate their emotions and behaviors will be an emphasis. Strategies for helping parents and caregivers respond to challenging behaviors will also be explored.

Dates & Times

Module One 9/12, 6:00-9:00
Module Two 9/26, 6:00-9:00
Module Three 10/10, 6:00-9:00
Module Four 10/24, 6:00-9:00
Modules Five & Six 11/5 8:30-3:30

18 hours Professional Development

Cosponsored by NH AEYC for more info and to register go to: http://nhaeyc.org/professional-development/training-series/

Location

  • YWCA, 72 Concord St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Tuesday, 10/25/2016

Infant Mental Health - What Is It and Why Is It Important
Tuesday, 10/25/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Parent with Infant and Child

Early Care and Education professionals have an important role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infant and toddlers. This workshop will begin by presenting a definition and overview of infant mental health. Next the importance of early relationships for healthy brain development and the role of secure attachments and self-regulation for infant mental health will be highlighted. Practical strategies for recognizing infant stress signals and promoting infant mental health will be a focus of the workshop.

Location

  • Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH, 03301

Thursday, 10/27/2016

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 10/27/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Saturday, 10/29/2016

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Saturday, 10/29/2016 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

Sometimes the best first aid is YOU.

Participants will receive 8 hours of professional development time with certificates available.

Register Here or use the link in the flyer.

 

Linked file:

Location

  • Walpole Elementary School, 8 Bemis Lane, Walpole, NH, 03608

Tuesday, 11/01/2016

Infant Mental Health - What Is It and Why Is It Important
Tuesday, 11/01/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Parent with Infant and Child

Early Care and Education professionals have an important role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infant and toddlers. This workshop will begin by presenting a definition and overview of infant mental health. Next the importance of early relationships for healthy brain development and the role of secure attachments and self-regulation for infant mental health will be highlighted. Practical strategies for recognizing infant stress signals and promoting infant mental health will be a focus of the workshop.

Location

  • Kendal at Hanover, 80 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH, 03755

Saturday, 11/05/2016

Building a Foundation for the Future: Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers
Saturday, 11/05/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Promoting Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood
Building a Foundation for the Future:
Promoting Social Emotional Competency in Infants and Toddlers

Social competency can seem mysterious. Some infants and toddlers seem to connect easily with everybody and others seem to struggle to fit in. Social and emotional competence involves a child’s ability to regulate and express emotions and form close and secure relationships. It involves skills such as self-confidence, curiosity, motivation, persistence, and self-control. Infant/Toddler professionals have an important role in promoting the social emotional learning.

Grounded in the research-based “Pyramid Model” developed at the Center on the Social Emotional Foundation of Early Learning (CSEFEL), this series will utilize material from the CSEFEL Infant/Toddler training modules to  provide a thorough framework of strategies to support emerging social emotional competence in very young children.

 

 

September 12: Module 1 - Understanding Social Emotional Development

This module will focus on developing a “deep dive” thorough understanding of social emotional competency, how it develops and the infant/toddler 
professional’s role in promoting social emotional learning.

September 26: Module 2 - Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families

This module will focus on how relationships with infants and toddlers and their families are crucial in creating a positive social/emotional climate in your program. Through the lens of attachment, strategies for forming and sustaining relationships with children and families while navigating the day to day challenges of working in an infant/toddler setting will be presented. This will include strategies for supporting parents in forming positive secure relationships.

October 10: Module 3 - Creating High Quality Supportive Environments for Promoting Social Emotional Learning

This module will focus on how the physical environment, schedules and routines support the social/emotional development of infants and toddlers. Strategies for providing individualized responsive care and education will be presented.

October 24: Module 4 - Using Targeted strategies to build social emotional skills

This module will focus on emotional literacy, the ability to identify, understand and express emotions in a healthy way, as well as the ability to recognize emotions in others. Strategies for promoting age appropriate social and emotional skills will be presented.

November 5: Module 5 + 6 - A Relationship based approach to challenging behavior

This module will focus on understanding and responding to challenging behavior. Strategies for understanding the meaning behind challenging behaviors and strategies for helping toddlers learn the skills to begin to understand and regulate their emotions and behaviors will be an emphasis. Strategies for helping parents and caregivers respond to challenging behaviors will also be explored.

Dates & Times

Module One 9/12, 6:00-9:00
Module Two 9/26, 6:00-9:00
Module Three 10/10, 6:00-9:00
Module Four 10/24, 6:00-9:00
Modules Five & Six 11/5 8:30-3:30

18 hours Professional Development

Cosponsored by NH AEYC for more info and to register go to: http://nhaeyc.org/professional-development/training-series/

Location

  • YWCA, 72 Concord St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Tuesday, 11/15/2016

Infant Mental Health - What Is It and Why Is It Important
Tuesday, 11/15/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Parent with Infant and Child

Early Care and Education professionals have an important role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infant and toddlers. This workshop will begin by presenting a definition and overview of infant mental health. Next the importance of early relationships for healthy brain development and the role of secure attachments and self-regulation for infant mental health will be highlighted. Practical strategies for recognizing infant stress signals and promoting infant mental health will be a focus of the workshop.

Location

  • Child's Place, 105 Lafayette Road, Hampton Falls, NH, 03844

Saturday, 02/25/2017

Calling All Learners: Creating Inclusive and Respectful Classroom Culture
Saturday, 02/25/2017 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

Classroom with Children

“Helping young children understand differences: Getting to the roots of inclusion”

Young children are naturally curious and begin to understand the world by recognizing human differences from a young age. Early Childhood professionals have an important role in helping young children develop a foundation of respect and inclusion. This work shop will focus on practical strategies for helping young children understand and appreciated differences.

“Transitions, Traditions, Routines & Rituals: Learning where you would least expect it”

Putting coats away, transitioning from activity to activity, putting things away, washing hands, cleaning up, etc. etc. This things seem to happen day in day weather we think about them or not. By carefully attending to transitions, traditions, routines and rituals early childhood professionals have the opportunity to foster positive relationships, build social skills and create a positive classroom/program culture. This workshop will feature strategies and ideas you can use to build a positive classroom culture.

“Creating Meaningful Family Involvement Plans: Work Session”

Family engagement is a cornerstone of a thriving positive & respectful program culture. Family involvement in early childhood programs has been associated with positive child outcomes such as, social competence, communication skills, cognitive development and expressive language skills. This workshop will present a framework for creating comprehensive family involvement plans, which participants will create as part of the workshop.

Location

  • Somersworth ELC, 35 Bartlett Avenue, Somersworth, NH, 03878

Saturday, 03/04/2017

Calling All Learners: Creating Inclusive and Respectful Classroom Culture
Saturday, 03/04/2017 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

Classroom with Children

“Helping young children understand differences: Getting to the roots of inclusion”

Young children are naturally curious and begin to understand the world by recognizing human differences from a young age. Early Childhood professionals have an important role in helping young children develop a foundation of respect and inclusion. This work shop will focus on practical strategies for helping young children understand and appreciated differences.

“Transitions, Traditions, Routines & Rituals: Learning where you would least expect it”

Putting coats away, transitioning from activity to activity, putting things away, washing hands, cleaning up, etc. etc. This things seem to happen day in day weather we think about them or not. By carefully attending to transitions, traditions, routines and rituals early childhood professionals have the opportunity to foster positive relationships, build social skills and create a positive classroom/program culture. This workshop will feature strategies and ideas you can use to build a positive classroom culture.

“Creating Meaningful Family Involvement Plans: Work Session”

Family engagement is a cornerstone of a thriving positive & respectful program culture. Family involvement in early childhood programs has been associated with positive child outcomes such as, social competence, communication skills, cognitive development and expressive language skills. This workshop will present a framework for creating comprehensive family involvement plans, which participants will create as part of the workshop.

Location

  • World Academy, 138 Spit Brook Road, Nashua, NH, 03062

Saturday, 04/08/2017

Calling All Learners: Creating Inclusive and Respectful Classroom Culture
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

Classroom with Children

“Helping young children understand differences: Getting to the roots of inclusion”

Young children are naturally curious and begin to understand the world by recognizing human differences from a young age. Early Childhood professionals have an important role in helping young children develop a foundation of respect and inclusion. This work shop will focus on practical strategies for helping young children understand and appreciated differences.

“Transitions, Traditions, Routines & Rituals: Learning where you would least expect it”

Putting coats away, transitioning from activity to activity, putting things away, washing hands, cleaning up, etc. etc. This things seem to happen day in day weather we think about them or not. By carefully attending to transitions, traditions, routines and rituals early childhood professionals have the opportunity to foster positive relationships, build social skills and create a positive classroom/program culture. This workshop will feature strategies and ideas you can use to build a positive classroom culture.

“Creating Meaningful Family Involvement Plans: Work Session”

Family engagement is a cornerstone of a thriving positive & respectful program culture. Family involvement in early childhood programs has been associated with positive child outcomes such as, social competence, communication skills, cognitive development and expressive language skills. This workshop will present a framework for creating comprehensive family involvement plans, which participants will create as part of the workshop.

Location

  • Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH, 03301


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