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.


Circle Time: engaging young learners

May 2015 Provider Meeting: Circle Time gives children the opportunity to participate in the classroom community by sharing ideas, taking turns, learning about social rules and participating in songs and games. Some little learners can sit and listen for quite awhile, while others need to MOVE. This workshop will give…

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Curiosity and Thinking: Why Science Belongs in Early Childhood

March 2015 Provider Meeting: Problem solving and inquiry is the foundation of a young child’s learning. Children are natural problem solvers. The early childhood setting is where children are provided opportunities to learn to value different kinds of thinking, think creatively and logically, and interact with the world around them.…

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