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Courses for Early Childhood Educators


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Providing Alternative Positioning in Preschool
Presented by Michelle Lange, BS, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #31349Level: Advanced1 Hour
When working with young students, children may spend time outside of the wheelchair and in other positions. This course will discuss simple tips for providing a variety of appropriate positions outside the wheelchair in the classroom.

Reading to Infants and Toddlers
Presented by Terrie Rose, PhD, LP
Course: #31340Level: Introductory1 Hour
Drawing knowledge from research, best practice, and experience, Dr. Rose connects the dots across reading to infants and toddlers, child and brain development, and the crucial roles of teachers and community. Through a fast-paced session, she explores how best to create childcare environments that support the reading readiness of all children.

Cultural Awareness in Working with Latino Families
Presented by Anarella Cellitti, PhD
Course: #31336Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will explore cultural differences that could interfere with working and communicating with Latino families. Participants will learn about potential barriers and helpful strategies to use when working with Latino families.

Outdoor Play: Health and Safety for Preschoolers
Presented by Heather Olsen, EdD
Course: #31342Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will address the importance of outdoor play for preschools, specifically as it provides opportunities for children to develop intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally. The session will further discuss the health and safety of preschool outdoor play experiences.

Home Visiting 101
Presented by Chris Watkins, MA, MBA
Course: #31337Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an introduction to home visits for teachers and other educational staff. Techniques for adult education, how the home impacts the school environment, and steps to set up home visits will be included.

Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy - Part 1
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, EdD, CCC-SLP
Course: #31212Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A large and complex feeling vocabulary is a prerequisite skill to emotional regulation and successful interpersonal interactions for children and adults. This presentation, the first in a two-part series, will provide information on the value, as well as evidenced-based strategies in resolving and preventing challenging behaviors in young children (ages 18 months through 7 years of age) by recognizing, acknowledging, and supporting children’s development of social-emotional literacy.

Providing Independent Play and Participation for Young Children with Physical Impairments
Presented by Michelle Lange, BS, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #31310Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Play is fun! Play is also an important part of early childhood and can build a foundation for learning. Independent play can be challenging for children with significant physical limitations. This course will present strategies to provide independent play for our youngest students.

Successful Strategies for Marketing Your Business
Presented by Tom Copeland, BA, JD
Course: #31309Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will help directors, administrators, and owners promote their business to parents by communicating their benefits and developing a strategy to attract parents using the Internet.

Down Syndrome
Presented by Cara Koscinski, BS, MOT, MOT, OTR/L
Course: #31311Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Children with Down Syndrome have an extra chromosome which impacts each child differently. Early intervention with 0-5 year olds promotes a child’s development with social, play, physical, emotional, and cognitive development.

Legal Considerations in Early Childhood Programs
Presented by Tom Copeland, BA, JD
Course: #31283Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will help caregivers reduce the risks of running a child care business. It will cover topics such as price fixing, illegal discrimination, custody disputes, privacy, transportation issues, and parent conflicts.