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Imagination Yoga - Inspiring Kids to Move, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Jamie Dix, BS
Course: #32407Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this fun and interactive course, learn developmentally appropriate kids' yoga poses, an activity supporting early literacy, and activities to intentionally practice kindness, calm, and concentration. Gain integration ideas for directors, teachers, home visitors, and parents. No previous yoga experience necessary. Presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Music and Movement Activities that Support Young Children's Social and Emotional Development
Presented by Lili M. Levinowitz, PhD
Course: #32328Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn how music and movement activities can support social-emotional development in young children and experience songs to use in your classroom.

Place-Based Learning - Connecting Young Children to Their Communities & Environments
Presented by Hilary Seitz, PhD
Course: #32396Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn about place-based learning and how to connect to "Our Place," our communities, and build curriculum. Examples of "Our Place" are shared as well as how to implement a place-based learning project with young children.

Drawing from the Reggio Emilia Approach to Inspire Connection, Creativity, and Curiosity in the Classroom
Presented by Sarah Ozuna Brown, MS
Course: #32390Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, this session explores the symbiotic relationship between a child's three teachers: primary caregiver, classroom teacher, and environment. Explore how to strengthen the relationships between the three teachers for a more connected and well-rounded learning experience for children and learn ways to implement Reggio Emilia-inspired practices into your practices to build an optimal learning environment for children.

Elevate and Empower Through Advocacy
Presented by Sarah Ozuna Brown, MS
Course: #32393Level: Introductory1 Hour
Explore the many levels and types of advocacies to realize how you are already advocating, and how you can continue to do so. Learn why advocacy is so important, powerful, and necessary to better the lives of children, their families, early childhood educators, and to improve the early childhood education field.

Sensory Processing for Early Education
Presented by Jamie Cruz, MOT, OTR/L, Emily Dassow, BS, OTR/L
Course: #32307Level: Advanced6 Hours
Learn about sensory processing including definitions, observable behaviors, and strategies for school and home for proprioception, vestibular, tactile, auditory, taste, and smell. Teacher collaboration and real-world application are presented.

Building Trust and Relationships with Employees, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Deidre Harris, MEd, CPC
Course: #32389Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A positive workplace environment impacts child and family outcomes and it all begins with trust. Learn about trust and strategies to build trust in this course presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Exploring Gravity and Balance with Young Children, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Diana Wehrell-Grabowski, PhD
Course: #32315Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Explore gravity, center of gravity, and balance as you learn strategies to introduce young children to these concepts using age-appropriate hands-on-minds-on explorations with children ages 4 – Kindergarten. Presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Language Development in Non-Mainstream Cultures
Presented by Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Horwitz, MEd
Course: #32305Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course describes differences in language practices and development with non-mainstream cultural populations, including multilingual and non-mainstream dialect-speaking children, to better inform assessment and classroom practices.

Brave Conversations – Developmentally Appropriate Conversations with Kids on Race, Gender, Identity, Difference, and Bias
Presented by Rebecca Slaby, MEd
Course: #32300Level: Introductory1 Hour
Examine how the tenets of Anti-Bias Education can support educators in navigating challenging conversations with young children on identity, difference, and bias. Teaching tips and tools are introduced to promote deep conversations with children that interrupt the development of bias, prejudice, and stereotypes.

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