Training Opportunities

Statewide

Free Strengthening Families Approach and Parent Cafe model  Trainings- Various Saturdays from March – June 2014

Free QRIS on-line Training thru Wheelock

Foundations of MA QRIS – English   or   Español

EEC Statewide Training Calendar

Free On-line Competency Based Training

 On-line courses from EEC & UMASS Boston

Child Care Aware Training Academy™ On-line!!

Perkins School for the Blind Webcasts – you can earn PDPs by viewing webcasts and completing a short test confirming your participation and print your certificate.

Region 1Western Massachusetts

P.E.T. Training Calendar

Region 2Central Massachusetts

Center for Childcare Careers Training Calendar

Region 3Northeast Massachusetts

Child Care Circuit – on-line training – CEUs, college credits & CDA courses

Region 3 Assessment Training Survey – for identifying training needs for educators serving children birth to eight in effective assessment and screening, as well as the use of the measurement tools used for QRIS.

Lakeshore Learning Saugus Store- 1 hour workshop
3/18 – Wild Animals: Exploring Kids’ Favorite Creatures 6:30-7:30 p.m.
The animal kingdom is wonderfully diverse, providing endless opportunities for learning! Join us as we explore ways to use a wild animal theme to captivate children’s interest and help them discover how their favorite critters can help them count, graph, sort, build observational skills and so much more!Receive a certificate of attendance at our free one-hour workshops.Free door prizes with each workshop.
Please RSVP to 781-233-3770 at least two days in advance.

Region 3 EPS Training: http://www.northshore.edu/r3p/

Region 4Metro West Massachusetts

Free teacher training from Lakeshore Toys Newton Store –    1 hour workshop

2/27 – Wild Animals: Exploring Kids’ Favorite Creatures 6:30-7:30 p.m.
The animal kingdom is wonderfully diverse, providing endless opportunities for learning! Join us as we explore ways to use a wild animal theme to captivate children’s interest and help them discover how their favorite critters can help them count, graph, sort, build observational skills and so much more!3/13 – Learning Through Art—Across the Curriculum 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Children love getting creative, so why not incorporate arts & crafts projects into every area of the curriculum! This hands-on workshop will show you simple, artistic ways for children to build basic skills such as using clay & dough to master letter formation, designing colorful jewelry to build patterning skills, creating collages & sculptures that explore nature & science and more!Receive a certificate of attendance at our free one-hour workshops.

Free door prizes with each workshop.
Please RSVP to 617-969-1171 at least two days in advance.

 

Region 5Southeastern Massachusetts & Cape & Islands

Region 6Boston area

Joslin Diabetes Center trainings

Greater Boston EPS Collaborative

Resources:

Student Loan Information Network – from the Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children

The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship
is now available. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for currently employed early childhood and out of school time educators and providers

 Massachusetts Early Education and Care (EEC) and The Wheelock College Aspire Institute will host in-person and online information sessions to introduce the newly approved Pre-Kindergarten Science, Technology and Engineering Standards (Pre-K STE Standards).

 These information sessions will help educators create learning opportunities for children in science, technology and engineering, both at home and in early education programs.

 The Pre-K STE Standards can be found on EEC’s website or at the following link: http://www.mass.gov/edu/docs/eec/2013/20131009-pk-sci-tech-standards.pdf

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

Southeast Location: Bridgewater State University – Math & Science Building, Conant Auditorium, 24 Park Avenue, Bridgewater MA 02325

Date: February 18, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Registration link:  http://bit.ly/1iKVdxp

Contact: Stephanie Boucher. Email: seepp@cdedu.us, Phone: (774) 273-1773

Northeast Location: North Shore Community College- Frederick Berry Building, Room 205, 1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers MA 01923

Date: March 18, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Registration link:  http://bit.ly/1iKVdxp

Contact: Mercedes Villar. Email: mvillar@northshore.edu, Phone: 781-593-67222 x6253

Western Location: Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative in West Springfield, 174 Brush Hill Avenue, West Springfield 01089

Date: March 18, 2014, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Registration link:  http://bit.ly/1iKVdxp

Contact: Carol Venancio. Email: cvenancio@valleyopp.com Phone: 413-612-0206

Webinars: Location: Webinar link will be emailed to registrants

First Date: February 11th, 2014, 11:00am-12:00pm

Second Date: March 11, 2014, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Contact: Cora Weissbourd. Email: cweissbourd@wheelock.edu, Phone (617) 879-2070

Registration link:   please visit: http://bit.ly/1iKVdxp

 

 

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