2016-2017 Professional Development Series

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West Haven Family Daycare Provider Network​

This professional development is provided through a collaboration of the Network and the West Haven Family Resource Center. 

ALL WORKSHOPS BEGIN AT 6:30 PM AND WILL BE HELD AT THE WEST HAVEN COMMUNITY HOUSE AT 227 ELM STREET

CERTIFICATES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE WHO REGISTERS IN ADVANCE.

CONFIRM VIA EMAIL TO VIOLA AT THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS:  whpn@att.net

October 18, 2016
 

“Stress Management for Early Care and Education Staff” by Linda Flach

Let’s start the year out taking care of ourselves and learning techniques to deal with the stress associated with working in an early childhood setting.

 November 29, 2016  

 “Food Issues Related to Anxiety and Development” by Harry Voulgarakis, BCBA

Learn how anxiety, autism and other developmental issues can contribute to pediatric feeding disorders.

January 31, 2017
 

“Music and Movement” 211 Childcare Specialists

Utilize music and movement in your early childhood classroom to create a fun environment for learning.

 February 28, 2017  

“Show and Tell”

Bring your favorite craft, activity, or song to share with the rest of the group.  Please bring handouts to share with everyone!

March 28, 2017
 

“Storytelling with Young Children” by Ann Shapiro, CT Storytelling Center

Storytelling can motivate and excite children, creating more incentive for learning.  Come get some tips to perfect your storytelling skills!

 April 25, 2017  

“Young at Art” by 211 Childcare Specialists

For young children art gives children the opportunity for self-expression, control, decision making,and builds self-esteem.