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"Pop up" Summer Toddler Teacher Series: Supporting Social Emotional Development

Learn how you can enhance communication and social emotional development with the children in your group who're acquiring language, and strategies for integrating signs into classroom routines and daily rituals to promote positive social interactions.

We would ask that anyone who joins the online workshop, either in advance or in progress, should first be registered through our website.

This session addresses Massachusetts Core Competency 1: Understanding the Growth and Development of Children and You; Massachusetts Core Competency 7: Program Planning and Development.


Early Childhood Educators


1.25 training hours


Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.


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    Marti Wiechman, M.Ed. is a Child and Parent Educator and Playgroup leader for CFCE at the Collaborative for Educational Services. Marti earned a Bachelor's degree in Special Education with a minor in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Wyoming, and a Master's degree in Young Children with Special Needs from Westfield State University. 

For more information, contact:
Administrative Assistant
413.586.4900 x5568


A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 7 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you. Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide. 

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day. Or for Early Childhood Professional Development information, please call 413.588.5570.