Workshops and Events

Workshops and Events

On this page, you'll find a list of upcoming CES workshops and events with the option to narrow the results by a specific Month and Year. Click on the event title for more details to register online. 

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Tip: Select the option -Year and -Month and click Apply to reset.

February

Tune in to Temperament

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Event Start Date: 
Feb 23 2021 - 6:30pm

 

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, sometimes referred to as “flexible, fearful, and feisty”. Strategies on how to care for children based on their temperament will be discussed, as well as the ‘goodness of fit” between your own temperament and those of the children in your care.

Status:
Active

March

Using Dramatic and Pretend Play to Make Meaning of our Changing World

graphic thumbnail with text: Early Childhood Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Mar 18 2021 - 6:30pm
Dramatic play is a powerful early learning tool that ignites imaginative play, creative expression, and helps children understand events, practice emotional regulation and read social cues. During these unusual times pretend play can help children process cultural shifts, and social changes.
Status:
Active

April

Inspiring Young Scientists

graphic thumbnail with text: Early Childhood Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 7 2021 - 6:30pm
Providing STEAM activities and exploration in the context of managing the pandemic health and safety concerns requires us to be innovative. Participants will learn safe and creative activities that allow for fun exploration and experimentation.
Status:
Active

Building Skills for Culturally Responsive Anti-Bias Early Learning Experiences

graphic thumbnail with text: Early Childhood Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 13 2021 - 6:00pm
Culture shapes our beliefs, values, practices, interactions and relationships. In this course, early childhood educators will explore the intersection and impact of culture and bias in early learning experiences. Opportunities for learning, reflection and discussion will support course participants’ journey to promoting anti-bias and anti-racist early childhood education.
Status:
Active

May

Understanding and Addressing Young Children's Challenging Behaviors

graphic thumbnail with text: Early Childhood Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
May 11 2021 - 6:00pm

Young children use their behaviors to communicate their feelings, needs and wants. This course looks at what children may be trying to communicate with their behavior, the impact of trauma on behavior and why children sometime have challenging  behaviors. Information on brain development, the importance of healthy social emotional development, and the impact of trauma will all be discussed in the context of understanding and addressing young children’s behaviors.

Status:
Active