Broward Early Childhood Education Conference

Child Care Educator! It's that time of year again! Mark your calendars for our Broward Early Childhood Education (Virtual) Conference 2021 on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 8 am - 2:30 pm. This year's theme is Making Connections! We hope you will join us!

The Growing Brain - 2-B: The Key Ingredients for Healthy Brain Development

We are facilitating The Growing Brain Series that will take place over the course of a series of sessions on Zoom. Participants will receive 1.5 in-service hours each session they attend.  It is important for early childhood educators to understand the impact of stress to healthy brain growth and development. During this second part of Unit 2 of the Growing Brain series of trainings, participants will understand the effects of stress and the…

Sound Beginnings – Early Language Development: Best Practices for Early Learning Providers

Early childhood is a critical time to build a strong foundation with quality, language-rich experiences to support the early language development of infants and toddlers. In this training, we will explore the impact early language experiences have on the developing brain, the key role that meaningful experiences can play in a child's cognitive and social-emotional development and future learning, and how to foster environments that are filled…

The Growing Brain 3-A: Communication Milestones and Strategies to Support Young Children (Birth through Three)

We are facilitating The Growing Brain Series that will take place over the course of a series of sessions on Zoom. Participants will receive 1.5 in-service hours each session they attend.  Do you find it sometimes challenging to understand very young children in your care or in your home? In order for adults to help meet the needs of young children, we need to understand how and why they communicate. During the first part of unit 3 of the…

Let's Talk About T.E.A.C.H.

Join us as we discuss how the T.E.A.C.H. program links training, compensation, and a commitment to improving the quality of early childhood care and education experiences for young children and their families. T.E.A.C.H. provides scholarships for early childhood educators to work toward earning an Associate, Bachelor's or Master's degree in early childhood, a Florida Staff Credential, taking the National CDA Assessment, and pursuing credential…

Child Assessments: “What’s the Next Step….”

Child assessment provides valuable information about each child’s interests, strengths, and needs. Ongoing, systematic assessment not only provides information on children’s development and learning, but it helps inform curriculum planning, teaching, and individualizing for each child as well. The purpose of this webinar is to address the process of gathering information/documentation about a child, reviewing the information, and then using the…

The Growing Brain 3-B: Communication Milestones and Strategies to Support Young Children (Three through Five)

We are facilitating The Growing Brain Series that will take place over the course of a series of sessions on Zoom. Participants will receive 1.5 in-service hours each session they attend. In discussing communication milestones in children, we now know how these skills continue to grow in the Preschool years. During the second part of unit 3 of the Growing Brain series of trainings, participants will review the key milestones in language…

Linking Scientific Inquiry to Daily Planning in VPK

This training is the second installment in the “Linking the Florida Early Learning and Development Standards to Daily Planning Series''.  This presentation will continue to guide teachers on the lesson planning process while incorporating Science Inquiry standards. During early childhood years, science provides opportunities for rich learning and collaboration with peers, while fostering a sense of curiosity and motivation to learn. Teachers can…