Early Learning Workshops

Our Mission is to empower and engage child care providers by providing top-notch training with hands-on activities and developmentally appropriate resources to better the lives of children and families in our area. Providers will have the materials and ideas to put into practice current child development theories. Handouts include picture books, resource books, and educational materials. Please register on www.occrra.org. Schedule is subject to change. Questions? Call Debi Thevenin 937-220-1708, dthevenin@thintv.org or Tina Spaulding at 937-220-1670, tspaulding@thinktv.org

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Supporting Social & Emotional Development
2 hours

Participants will be able to identify multiple strategies that can be used to build positive relationships with young children and to help young children cope with separation anxiety.

Encouraging Language Development in Infants and Toddlers
2 hours

Use the environment as well as activities to encourage language development in the very youngest children. Use specific activities to include parents in the learning and teaching of language. This includes story books for your library.

Reducing Stress and Building Resilience
2 hours

This workshop will help early childhood educators and providers to identify personal stress triggers and develop strategies to cope with stress and practice mindfulness. Participants will also practice multiple teaching strategies that will support young children’s self-regulation skills and positive social behaviors.

Teaching Persistence
2 hours

This workshop for early childhood educators and providers will focus on multiple teaching strategies that will support young children’s persistence in carrying out challenging tasks including self-help skills such as buttoning, tying and zipping.

STEM Everywhere Every Day
2 hours

Everyday routines can provide wonderful opportunities to incorporate stem (science, technology, engineering and math) learning into a child’s day in meaningful and relevant ways. Explore resources and strategies that will engage young children in age-appropriate, stem-related activities that connect to everyday routines.

Workshop Schedule

Encouraging Language Development in Infants and Toddlers
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 – $35

110 S Jefferson St.
Dayton, OH 45402



We conduct station tours Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm.  If you would like to set up a station tour or request a special tour date or time please call (937) 220-1708 or email: dthevenin@thinktv.org.

Our community workshops help parents, educators and child care providers extend the learning value of our educational program offerings. Click here for a complete list of community workshops. For more information or to register for a workshop call Tina Spaulding (937-220-1670) or email at: tspaulding@thinktv.org.

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