Provider Meetings

provider-slide5Early care and early education providers are invited to monthly professional development meetings held August through June. Participants receive 2 STARS hours as well as books, materials, activities, and the opportunity to network with other early learning professionals. Provider Meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month at the Richland High School library. Check the calendar for dates.


Dialogic Reading

Provider Meeting October 20, 2016 – Presenter Kyle Cox, Executive Director of the Mid-Columbia Library system Richland High School Library 930 Long Ave, Richland Dialogic reading is a strategy that’s been in use for over thirty years with proven results. Dialogic reading can significantly improve children’s learning retention, increase their…

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Communication with our Parent Partners

Provider Meeting September 15 – Bonnie Wickler will speak  on communicating with parents & guardians. When it comes to delivering good and “not so good” messages, a positive relationship with parents is crucial. How do we build relationships so that difficult subjects become easier to discuss? What are some communication…

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