Group Classes

La Porte —

Esta capacitación ayuda a los participantes a desarrollar un plan de lección temática fácil para niños en edad preescolar siguiendo prácticas de desarrollo apropiadas para las etapas de desarrollo de los niños en edad preescolar. Se proporcionará un ejemplo de plan de lección preescolar. Los participantes, trabajando en grupos de tres, podrán desarrollar un plan grupal de lecciones preescolares para tomar.

Registration is closed.
Magnolia —

Participants will review the meaning of responsive interactions and guidance, as well as developmental stages and milestones. From this foundation, participants will learn developmentally appropriate and effective strategies to easily incorporate into everyday routines throughout the day.

No slots available
Registration closes on 02.13.2020 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Have you found it a bit challenging to ensure your center consistently reflects quality and operates based on the Texas Minimum Standards for Child Care Centers?  Do you wonder how to keep up with the background checks, maintain the checklist for a safe and healthy environment and ensure staff training records are up to date?  

8 slots available
Registration closes on 02.20.2020 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Hempstead —

On a budget and strapped for time? How do we capitalize on nature and provide quality outdoor education within our early childhood programs? Find out in Naturenomics. Learn why there is a powerful movement to bring nature into the lives of our young children and, more importantly, you will leave with ideas easily implemented into your own program.

30 slots available
Registration closes on 02.27.2020 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Spring —

Participants will learn strategies to help children construct their knowledge and understanding of properties of two and three dimensional shapes, describe spatial relationships, use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.

35 slots available
Registration closes on 03.26.2020 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Jersey Village —

Discover how to create magic and excitement during group time using felt and magnet boards. See how to turn magnet and felt pieces into delightful finger play props and storytelling characters using inexpensive automotive drip pans and other household containers as magnet and felt boards.

No slots available
Registration closes on 03.26.2020 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Huntsville —

Do you serve children from stressful environments? Many times these children show erratic behavior and challenge even the most experienced teachers. Come to this session and learn about the six pillars of a supportive classroom. When consistently present, these provide children from at risk environments the necessary executive functions and resilience they need to succeed in school and ultimately in life.

33 slots available
Registration closes on 04.02.2020 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Conozca las leyes y reglamentos vigentes para proteger a los niños y el papel de los proveedores de cuidado infantil en la denuncia de maltrato infantil. Mediante estudios de casos, identifique los indicadores comunes de abuso y negligencia y las personas potencialmente abusivas. Comprenda cómo los factores de riesgo a nivel comunitario afectan a las familias y cómo implementar factores preventivos en sus centros. 

35 slots available
Registration closes on 04.16.2020 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.