Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSORTIUM
- Reflective learning experiences that support adults who are committed to creating effective environments for children’s learning and development.
- Evidence-based courses for early childhood and school-age professionals that encourage critical thinking and intentional teaching around relationships, democracy, equity, and social justice.
- Coursework designed to respect the adult learner that includes opportunities for ongoing reflection, support, and networking.
Online Only! Feb. 10 - April 6
45 Hour Child Growth & Development Certificate
Sign up to take the first half of the full 90 hour course. This course will be offered entirely online, with flexible schedules to speak with the instructor. Offered through Montgomery College. Deadline to register February 11
Basic Health & Safety
Basic Health and Safety online course offered through MSDE's Division of Early Childhood.
Come learn strategies to support friendships and sibling harmony at home. Friendship Program presented by Amy Freedman, M.A. CCC-SLP of Child Development Consultants.
Starting Your Year Right - Building Classroom Community
Presented by Jacky Howell, this OSSE approved workshop is designed to help educators understand why creating a classroom community benefits ALL.
More Indoor Games and Activities for Inclement Weather days
When inclement weather hits, the challenge to channel the energy the children bring can be overwhelming at times. This interactive session will provide ten indoor games/activities you will be able to implement into your program on the days the weather outside is not cooperating. Prepare to be active!
Anti-Bias and Equity in the Early Learning Classroom
Designed to prepare early learning educators to be leaders in the development of a framework for equity.
Competitive to Cooperative: Engaging Games For All Children
How can we as teachers and caregivers support children's social and emotional learning through cooperative play? In this workshop, participants will identify cooperative games that promote teamwork, build relationships, develop gross and fine motor skills and practice empathy while having fun.
3 hours - MSDE COK Approved
Proactive, Positive + Responsive Behavior Guidance
A practical guide for teachers to implement positive behavior guidance strategies to identify individual and whole classroom needs in order to help support children and teachers in having a successful day
Creating Conversations with Kids
Presented by Child Development Consultants, this training identifies ways teachers can create opportunities to facilitate conversations in young learners. Speech and language ages + stages are introduced. Specific strategies to support a variety of learners, including those with individual differences and those learning English as a second language, are discussed.