Group Classes

Houston —

This professional development covers a mix of topics including weather and natural disasters.  Participants will engage in activities that demonstrate how to teach about temperature, wind, rain, the water cycle, evaporation, droughts, floods, and a host of other weather related events.

Registration is closed.
Houston —

Join us as we explore scientifically-proven teaching strategies for how teachers can rapidly advance the oral and reading development of English Language Learners (ELLs). This session will focus on both the science of what makes Ells unique and strategies for how to address their unique learning needs

15 slots available
Galveston —

Participants will learn effective responses to use for common behavior and recognize that changing vocabulary changes attitudes for dealing with challenging behavior.Participants in this session will also be able to recognize that changing vocabulary changes attitudes for dealing with challenging behavior and implement positive guidance tools.

No slots available
Registration closes on 05.10.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

The 21st century brings a clearer understanding of the importance of quality early childhood education. Come to this training session and work with other directors to increase knowledge and skills as professionals in this new era of accountability and success for all children.

2 slots available
Houston —

Participants in this training will explore stages of child growth and development, and discuss strategies for teaching infants and toddlers. They will review pertinent licensing standards as well as create a list of “must-haves” and “must-dos” to promote early learning.

No slots available
Registration closes on 05.17.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Nurturing, emotional relationships are the most crucial primary foundation for emotional and social growth. Participants will identify the origin and meaning of attachment theory distinguishing the role of attachment on a child’s emotional development, recognizing the importance of attachment in the classroom.

8 slots available
Houston —

This exclusive play session will empower participants to advocate for the importance of play in an early childhood classroom and select materials and toys to support children’s imaginations at home. 

23 slots available
Houston —

Running a child care program in your home comes with distinct challenges and incredible rewards.Come to this session and discover how to organize from the inside-out, best practices in professionalism, setting boundaries and at the same time establishing positive relationships with your families and strategies for handling challenging behavior from children and adults.

17 slots available

Education by the Numbers

Percentage of teachers in Texas
that only meet the minimal level
of teacher education - a high
school diploma or GED.

Texas pre-K classes currently have
over twice the national average for
teacher/child ratios.

5,890 Early education prefessionals
received professional development
through Collaborative for Children's
trainings and educator resources.