• July 2018

  • 10
    Jul

    MEME: Meaning-Making in Early Mathematics Education

    Chicago
    3.5 days
    4 days, 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Building Ideas Through Block Play - CHOOSE TWO SERIES
    Tue 10 Jul 08:00 - Fri 13 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Creating Classroom Connections - CHOOSE TWO SERIES
    Tue 10 Jul 08:00 - Fri 13 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Discovering the Power of Analyzing Children's Work - CHOOSE TWO SERIES
    Tue 10 Jul 08:00 - Fri 13 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Supporting Teachers as Learners - CHOOSE TWO SERIES
    Tue 10 Jul 08:00 - Fri 13 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Using Early Math Collaborative’s Resources for Professional Learning - CHOOSE TWO SESSIONS
    Tue 10 Jul 08:00 - Fri 13 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Tuesday, July 10 - Friday, July 13 | MEME 2018 is four days of intensive, exciting early math exploration. This hands-on professional development opportunity will delve deeply into practical ways you can improve early math instruction and will help make early math learning meaningful for both you and young children.
    • $800.00 excl.
  • 17
    Jul

    Big Ideas in Early Learning

    Chicago
    July 17 - 20, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day
    4 days, 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Early Literacy (1st Grade - 3rd Grade) - CHOOSE ONLY ONE SESSION
    Tue 17 Jul 08:00 - Fri 20 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Early Literacy (Pre-K to Kindergarten) - CHOOSE ONLY ONE SESSION
    Tue 17 Jul 08:00 - Fri 20 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Early Mathematics (1st - 2nd Grade) - CHOOSE ONLY ONE SESSION
    Tue 17 Jul 08:00 - Fri 20 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Social and Emotional Learning - CHOOSE ONLY ONE SESSION
    Tue 17 Jul 08:00 - Fri 20 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Technology - CHOOSE ONLY ONE SESSION
    Tue 17 Jul 08:00 - Fri 20 Jul 16:00
    Chicago
    Big Ideas in Early Learning offers a one-of-a-kind experience, drawing together professionals from various disciplines in the field of early childhood education for a 3.5 day exploration of the Big Ideas that bring them together in their work.
    • $800.00 excl.
    Register4 places remaining
  • September 2018

  • 21
    Sep

    Why Does He Do That?: Behavior and Intervention Efficacy

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    A child’s behavior is not to be managed-- rather, it is to be understood and considered. Save $20 when you take all four sessions in this series.
    • $100.00 excl.
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • 21
    Sep

    Behavior and Early Intervention Series

    • PD hours: 12
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    A child’s behavior is not to be managed-- rather, it is to be understood and considered. Save $20 when you take all four sessions in this series.
    • $380.00 excl.
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • 28
    Sep

    Discussing Grief and Loss with Young Children

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Our children don't need to feel alone when facing grief and loss-- and neither do educators.
    • $120.00 excl.
  • October 2018

  • 5
    Oct

    How Young Children Learn to Read

    • PD hours: 5
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Oral language is one of the key early predictors of reading and school success-- but why are language supports largely missing from early childhood classrooms? Come and learn more-- and how to help!
    • $200.00 excl.
  • 19
    Oct

    Anatomy Of a Meltdown: Fight, Flight, or Freeze

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    What is the difference between a tantrum and a meltdown? What strategies are most effective when dealing with tantrums and meltdowns? In this workshop we’ll take the perspective that all behavior has meaning.
    • $100.00 excl.
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • 26
    Oct

    Prenatal Substance Exposures in Very Young Children: Developmental Problems and Therapeutic Interventions

    • PD hours: 5
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    PSE all too often dramatically impacts a young child's normal developmental trajectory. Learn important therapeutic intervention strategies to mitigate these effects.
    • $200.00 excl.
  • November 2018

  • 2
    Nov

    Gender Beliefs in the Classroom: The Role of the Teacher

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Learn new ways of considering your role as a teacher and how to implement intentional practices to best ensure a gender flexible environment.
    • $120.00 excl.
  • 2
    Nov

    Risk Assessment in Clinical Work

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Effectively assessing the risk level of a clinical situation is essential for mental health professionals. Learn what you need to know to be safe on the job.
    • $120.00 excl.
  • 8
    Nov

    Pre-K CLASS® Observation Training

    • PD hours: 10
    2 days, 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    This two-day workshop is the first step in earning a CLASS® Observer Certification (November 8-9)
    • $800.00 excl.
  • 9
    Nov

    It Takes A Village: Supporting Families of Young and Elementary School Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    • PD hours: 5
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    This session examines issues impacting families with a child (from birth to eight years) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
    • $200.00 excl.
  • 10
    Nov

    More than 'Shy': Helping Children with Selective Mutism Find their Voice

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Social workers, teachers, therapists, and parents will learn how to identify selective mutism and how to employ evidence-based interventions.
    • $120.00 excl.
  • 16
    Nov

    Serve and Return: Responding to Neurobehavioral Cues

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    In this workshop we’ll examine the ways in which young children attempt to participate in a relationship with adults and, perhaps more importantly, our role in responding to their attempts.
    • $100.00 excl.
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • 30
    Nov

    The Journey: Building Trust with Children and Families and Using Effective Communication

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Learn how to establish trust with young children and develop successful partnerships with families through open, effective communication.
    • $120.00 excl.
  • December 2018

  • 7
    Dec

    Drive Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead! Realistic and Developmentally Appropriate STEAM Methods with Infants, Toddlers, and Two's During Daily Routines

    • PD hours: 5
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Young children have few opportunities to engage in STEAM learning before age three. This workshop will help you provide those opportunities!
    • $200.00 excl.
  • 14
    Dec

    Movement Matters: Movement and Behavior

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    There is more to movement than meets the eye! There is an ongoing, reciprocal and intimate connection between movement and all areas of a child development.
    • $100.00 excl.
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • January 2019

  • 11
    Jan

    Making Sense of Word Problems: Using Number Sense to Build Operations Sense

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Word problems can be daunting for young children-- discover how to increase children's confidence as fluent problem solvers!
    • $120.00 excl.
  • 18
    Jan

    Language and Vocabulary Development: Birth to Age Five

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Language activity in children ages birth to five correlates with language comprehension later in school in life. Learn what you need to know to aid children in this development.
    • $120.00 excl.
  • February 2019

  • 8
    Feb

    Executive Functioning: Empowering Children for Learning and Growth

    • PD hours: 3
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Learn about the structure and function of children's brains, and how you can support and improve the necessary skills to increase students' ability to learn
    • $120.00 excl.