Summer 2022 Professional Development Opportunities
Summer 2022 is upon us! Take this time to fulfill your ongoing PD goals. Our calendar of new offerings will help to re-ignite and energize your commitment and passion for working in the early childhood field. Click on the link below to see our complete list. Classes begin the week of July 11th.
Prioritize Mental Health and Wellbeing
Mindfulness for Educators
This series supports educators and administrators in developing mindfulness-based practices that can improve their ability to maintain well-being, prevent burnout, create strong and meaningful relationships, and be responsive to the needs of themselves and others.
Extending Children’s Learning Through Creative Arts (In-Person)
Support your own wellness through the exploration of creative arts in the classroom. This interactive and engaging series will help teachers enhance their current teaching practices in visual arts, dramatic play, and music and movement. Please note that this series will be held in person at the Center for Early Learning Professionals in Warwick. Group size will be limited.
It All Begins with Play
Come learn about the impact that play has on children’s physical and emotional development in this NEW 4-part series. Content will explore the benefits of play for all children including those with neurodevelopmental disabilities, on the Autism Spectrum, and impacted by trauma and chronic stress. Tools and strategies shared throughout the series will target building skills in both children and adults.
New Administrator Series
Strengthening Business Practices: Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Staff
This 2-session series will support administrators in the innovation of the management components needed to address current staffing challenges in the early care and education community. Sessions will focus on the processes of recruitment, interviewing, orientation, and staff retention.