Group Classes

Pasadena —

Diversity encompasses individual interests, capabilities, racial, cultural, age and gender as well as language differences. Participants will learn strategies on how to incorporate, respect and value different languages in the classroom.

28 slots available
Registration closes on 01.10.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Willis —

Centers situate learning in small groups with hands-on materials where children can problem solve, reason, and communicate with peers. The teacher can be a center, too! Join us to try out over 20 centers you can use right away.

28 slots available
Registration closes on 01.17.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Teach infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to respond to positive guidance by offering kind and firm techniques. Learn how to differentiate between the kind of guidance that is discouraging to children and the kind of guidance which is empowering to children.

No slots available
Registration closes on 01.17.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

This training will focus on how to physically arrange your classroom environment for optimizing learning, promoting child choice and independence and ensuring physical and emotional safety. Participants will engage in activities to learn about setting up a classroom that promotes maximizing children’s time on task and a variety of developmentally appropriate strategies for promoting independent learners.

19 slots available
Registration closes on 01.24.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Dayton —

This session will invite educators to closely reflect on the teaching and learning process combined with meaningful caregiving of infants and toddlers. We will discuss ways to look at the development of infants and toddlers in all learning domains, as well as the possibilities of making the teaching-learning process visible.

30 slots available
Registration closes on 01.24.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST

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.