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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December

Social-Emotional Learning: Fundamental Concepts

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Dec 1 2020 - 4:00pm

This course will explore proactive strategies that build social and emotional well-being and competency in a challenging age.

Status:
Active

Using Culturally Responsive Practices to Address Implicit Bias

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Event Start Date: 
Dec 1 2020 - 6:30pm
Culturally responsive practices (CRP) will be discussed in context of addressing and reducing implicit bias in early childhood. The connections of CRP, social emotional learning and family engagement will also be explored.
Status:
Active

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Dec 8 2020 - 12:30pm
Blended Learning Virtual Version
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.
Status:
Active

Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Dec 14 2020 - 7:00pm
Feb 10 2021 - 7:00pm
History’s Mysteries is a ready-to-use K-5 curriculum. There are History's Mysteries units for each grade level, each fully addressing a topic in the Massachusetts standards for that grade. Each unit includes three or more mysteries featuring student investigation of primary sources from the Library of Congress and other archives.
Status:
Active

January

Practical Tools for Supporting Young Children with ASD during COVID-19

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Event Start Date: 
Jan 7 2021 - 6:30pm
This workshop will provide tools and strategies you can begin using tomorrow to promote comfort, safety, and social connection for young children with autism and their peers amidst the new COVID-19 school regulations.
Status:
Active

Using Routines and Predictability to Promote Stability in Early Learning Experiences

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Event Start Date: 
Nov 12 2020 - 6:30pm
Jan 13 2021 - 6:30pm
Young children thrive with stability. These unusual times increase the need for stable nurturing early experiences. In this workshop we will discuss responsive teaching strategies for child-directed free play, social interaction, and for safe sensory exploration which align with EEC and CDC guidelines.
Status:
Active

America and World Fascism

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Jan 22 2021 - 9:00am
From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond
For a century the world has experienced ideological–and actual–war between fascism and democratic-republicanism, anarchism, communism, and socialism. Examine the history of world fascism from its peak in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and WWII in Europe (1939-1945) through the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946) to today. Study and discuss the impact of fascist thought and action on human rights through that decade of war, to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the post-WWII era, with effects that reach into neo-Nazi, White Supremacist, and other present-day far-right movements in Europe, America, and around the globe.
Status:
Active

February

Teaching the History's Mysteries K-5 Curriculum

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Dec 14 2020 - 7:00pm
Feb 10 2021 - 7:00pm
History’s Mysteries is a ready-to-use K-5 curriculum. There are History's Mysteries units for each grade level, each fully addressing a topic in the Massachusetts standards for that grade. Each unit includes three or more mysteries featuring student investigation of primary sources from the Library of Congress and other archives.
Status:
Active

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Feb 19 2021 - 9:00am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners–including students with disabilities–the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources.
Status:
Active

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

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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

Annual Legal Issues Seminar

Professional Development
Event Start Date: 
Apr 6 2021 - 8:30am
Special Education Compliance
Attorney Regina Tate returns to address developments over the past year for legal decisions, issues, and legislation that affect special education. Many consider this annual review their “must-attend” event for updating their knowledge and preparing themselves for the year to come.
Status:
Active

Inspiring Young Scientists

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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

Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources

Emerging America
Event Start Date: 
Apr 9 2021 - 9:00am
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services is making accessible to all learners – including English Learners – the best of inquiry-based instruction using primary sources. Course will feature exemplars of best practice based on the history of immigration and of foreign language communities in the U.S., using primary sources and analysis tools.
Status:
Active

Building Skills for Culturally Responsive Anti-Bias Early Learning Experiences

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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

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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