Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters
with Lina Rinko
Description.The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects child abuse or neglect should call the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline to make a report, but Mandated Reporters are required by law to do so.
lncorporando el lenguaje Por Senas en el Salon de clase
with Yoly Figueroa
Description.El propósito de este entrenamiento es el de identificar los beneficios del uso de lenguaje por señas en los salones de educación preescolar y practicar el vocabulario básico a través de canciones y los libros.
Linking Social-Emotional Development with "Powerful Interactions
with Rosa Ortiz
Description.In this workshop, participants will learn about social-emotional development and how it is linked to “Powerful Interactions.” Come and discover how to extend a child's learning by utilizing “Powerful Interactions.
Dealing with Challenging Behaviors
with Barbara Wright
Description.This workshop will examine various behaviors that challenge teachers & provide strategies to deal with these behaviors
Yoga and Children
with Tamara Notter
Description.Participants will learn a variety of yoga poses they could indeed conduct with two year old children up to school age. Anyone who is interested in encouraging and promoting children to move, stretch, relax, gain strength, body awareness and connect the mind and body would gain from the training. Currently the public is learning more each day about the childhood obesity epidemic. Yoga is one form of movement that can be used to motivate children to move. During this training adult should be prepared to move
Stem for Infants, Toddler & PreSchooler
with Allen Rosales
Description.The proposed one-day training introduces educators to new methods, strategies, and techniques for teaching young children about the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math experiences that exist within their daily lives. This session demonstrates how teachers can establish learning cultures in their classrooms by providing STEM activities, transitions, and routines they provide children on a daily basis. Through the use of the "Mathematizing for Learning Process" Approach Framework, which is an Inquiry-based approach that focuses on observation, exploration, language modeling, and inquiry, teachers can develop the ability to incorporate higher level STEM experiences with children in the classroom. Participants will observe great teaching models that show best practices, engage in analyzation and interpretation experiences, and plan collectively on how they can implement some of the strategies they learn in the session to obtain immediate results.
Dando la bienvenido todos y a cada uno de los niños - Welcoming Each and Every Child
with Luz Macias
Este curso proporciona información sobre el cuidado de los niños con necesidades especiales en el marco típico de cuidado infantil. La formación ayuda a aumentar el nivel de conocimiento y la comodidad de los participantes a mejorar su capacidad para cuidar de los niños pequeños con discapacidad en entornos de primera infancia. Se debatirá sobre las adaptaciones y modificaciones que ayuden a todos los niños a participar en las actividades. Esto cumple con el requisito de DCFS para los proveedores de la primera infancia en un entrenamiento de educación especial con inclusión.
Modern Family: Many Children, Many Families
with Barbara Wright
Description.Styles of parenting are influenced by culture, religion, sexual orientation, and a general belief system. Join us as we delve deeper into our assessment of the many facets of the “modern family” and extend our understanding of parenting in the 21st century. In this workshop we will outline the different areas to consider when constructing a planned approach to the “modern family.”