Rating Readiness Series: Using the ECERS-R

Preparing for an Early Achievers quality rating? This class is suitable for child care center classroom teachers of children ages 2/12 to 5 years.  This class contains basic introductory information about the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R).  To...

Growing up Wild

Just because the weather is changing doesn’t mean that you can’t use nature to help early learners explore questions and solutions using developmentally appropriate practices. Learn how to  help early learners connect with their natural world and develop...

Help! It’s Transition Time

Transitioning from one activity to the next can be especially difficult for some children. Challenging behavior, large classes, and tight schedules can make transition time difficult for teachers, too. Come learn strategies for smoothing out those transitions,...

Activities to Promote Thinking and Talking

Research shows that engaging interactions are key to a child’s development and later school success. Yet, it is sometimes difficult to be intentional about providing these experiences. Join us to learn how we can better offer engaging interactions with children to...

STEM Throughout the Day

Join us as we discuss how to intentionally plan for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) opportunities throughout your schedule and routines and within your environment. We will also discuss how to recognize and take advantage of teachable moments. This...