Draw it Out! How to use art to help children manage pandemic fears and stress
Learn how a trauma informed approach to making art can increase children’s sense emotional security in today’s pandemic world. Art activities are one of the best early education tools to reduce stress and communicate big feelings. Young children need time to expand their understanding of the world through hands-on, self-directed learning. During times of stress, “Big Feeling Art” provides an even higher return on investment.
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Incorporating Developmentally Appropriate Technology into Preschool Classrooms
In this interactive session, Dr. Tammy Kwan, co-founder & CEO of Cognitive ToyBox, will review the latest research on how to make the most of technology in the early childhood classroom. She’ll demonstrate how to use the research-based “four pillars of learning” framework as a means to evaluate the educational value of different “educational” apps for young children.
Promote equity by supporting all children in language and literacy development with preLAS
This session brought to you in partnership with Data Recognition Corporation will explore the value of focusing on language development as key to literacy development, strong partnerships with families, and preparation for kindergarten with preLAS.
Learning Stories for Family Engagement
This 60 minute webinar, by Educa’s Rachel Silva, explores the concept of authentic collaboration, parents as partners using learning stories as the path to a stronger parent-teacher partnership.
Super Summers make Fantastic Falls!
Join Raising A Reader as we explore our Super Summer Learning Adventures program and how it can be used to support families transitions back to school! Raising A Reader’s Super Summer Learning Adventures program develops and reinforces early learning skills through investigation, critical thinking, imagination and meaningful family experiences.
I have been to management workshops, not leadership training. This has totally changed my perspective and encouraged me to propel forward in developing my skills.
I am honored and humbled to be a recipient of the Region 9 Head Start Association’s Legacy Scholarship. The scholarship helped me get one step closer to achieving my goal of becoming a Head Start Director.
I took part in The disproportionate impact of COVID 19, and how to provide “real” support for black/brown children and families and I just want to say this was an amazing webinar. I hope we can look forward to further conversation on this topic.
Thank you so much for making events like this! I really enjoyed and learned so much teaching strategies to implement STEM in the classroom.
The HR Network was an excellent opportunity to network and learn the best practices from other HR professionals within Head Start programs. You will be amazed by the level of talent and experience of the participants.
The Summer Camp training was powerful and inspiring! Each presenter was very engaging, it’s hard to even pick a favorite session!
The Leadership Challenge training was very relevant to my work as a Head Start leader! Great facilitation; stayed with the program yet allowed time for individual and small group reflections.
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