Group Classes

Houston —

Poetry can be used to introduce a new class project or used during transitions to keep children’s attention. From rhyming books to interactive charts, participants will explore ways to include poetry in the preschool classroom.

12 slots available
Registration closes on 08.22.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Let’s talk curriculum! Participants will discuss how curriculum can influence program quality and how to incorporate it into their daily lessons. They will learn how to evaluate their current curriculum to ensure it is impactful for the children they work with.

No slots available
Registration closes on 08.29.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Los participantes examinarán una variedad de enfoques internos y de desarrollo apropiados para vincular el currículo socioemocional y otras áreas del currículo.

No slots available
Registration closes on 08.29.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Babies and toddlers are born ready to learn and engage. The adults in their lives play a key role and form a system of support for development and learning. Although children are equipped with incredible capacities for learning, these inborn capabilities reach their potential only in the context of warm, responsive, consistent relationships.

No slots available
Registration closes on 09.05.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

During this training, participants will interact with a professional occupational therapist and acquire knowledge about how to integrate children with special needs in their early childhood programs.

24 slots available
Registration closes on 09.10.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Becoming a mentor and supporting professional growth is more than just a title. We will explore relationship building steps to develop a relationship built on trust, honest feedback and professional growth.

20 slots available
Registration closes on 09.12.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Texas City —

Take simple actions like singing, listening, playing and turn them into valuable teaching tools and learning experiences. Learn how to easily and effectively assess, identify, communicate, and address the developmental needs of each child by using the growth and development domains, stages, and milestones.

3 slots available
Registration closes on 09.19.2019 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Magnolia —

Participants in this session will discuss the latest labor laws and licensing requirements for ECE programs in Texas, learn about laws regarding exempt and non-exempt employees including record keeping requirements, and talk about what to include in the parent and employee handbooks in their programs.

12 slots available
Registration closes on 09.26.2019 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.