Temperament and the "Goodness of Fit": Individualizing Caregiving

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

Children enter the world with unique temperaments, which shape the personality they develop over time. Learn about the traits seen in the three temperamental categories and strategies. How to adapt your care for children based on their temperament type will be discussed, as well as the "goodness of fit” between your own temperament and those of the children in your care.

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

Date and Location

This workshop will take place online.

  • July 11, 2022; 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Cost and Registration

The cost of the workshop is $30. Please register online.

Registration Deadline: July 5


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    Mary Ellis Schreiber, M.S.Ed., is the Coordinator of Early Childhood Professional Development and the Coordinator of the CFCE Program at CES. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Hampshire College and her Master’s degree at Bank Street College of Education. Her career includes working directly with young children and their families, developing curriculum to support conflict resolution skills in young children, and college level teaching.

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 collaborative.org. 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.